‘Complete an offer to continue’ Virus
Posted: April 16, 2013
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Threat Level: The threat level scale goes from 1 to 10 where 10 is the highest level of severity and 1 is the lowest level of severity. Each specific level is relative to the threat's consistent assessed behaviors collected from SpyHunter's risk assessment model.
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Volume Count: Similar to the detection count, the Volume Count is specifically based on the number of confirmed and suspected threats infecting systems on a daily basis. High volume counts usually represent a popular threat but may or may not have infected a large number of systems. High detection count threats could lay dormant and have a low volume count. Criteria for Volume Count is relative to a daily detection count.
Trend Path: The Trend Path, utilizing an up arrow, down arrow or equal symbol, represents the level of recent movement of a particular threat. Up arrows represent an increase, down arrows represent a decline and the equal symbol represent no change to a threat's recent movement.
% Impact (Last 7 Days): This demonstrates a 7-day period change in the frequency of a malware threat infecting PCs. The percentage impact correlates directly to the current Trend Path to determine a rise or decline in the percentage.
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With attacks that call back to the similar and recently-identified 'Please complete a quick survey to continue' Virus, the 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus also locks your desktop and asks you to fill out various 'offers' before you can regain the usage of your PC. The 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus's offers may appear to be deals for various free coupons and related prizes, but actually are used for phishing purposes – i.e., stealing your personal information by tricking you into entering it manually. You never should obey the instructions of Windows locker Trojans like the 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus for unlocking your computer, and SpywareRemove.com malware experts encourage deleting the 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus with a good anti-malware program to get your desktop back to its old self.
When Jumping Through Every Hoop Available Doesn't Unlock Your Computer
The 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus is heavily reminiscent of similar 'offers' that are available throughout the web, often through media-related sites, download networks and advertising rings. However, the 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus does display a fundamental difference compared to its web-based kin: the 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus actually installs itself on your PC, takes steps to lock your desktop and then prevents you from using any other programs, seemingly until you've filled out its offers for assorted 'free' products. SpywareRemove.com malware experts consider this a non-financial variant of ransom attacks that Police Ransomware Trojans are prone towards inducing, even if the 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus doesn't even try to justify its system lock with any kind of legal pretenses.
Just as paying a Police Trojan (such as one of the innumerable variants of the Ukash Virus) will not unlock your computer. SpywareRemove.com malware experts can verify that, in most cases, participating in the 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus's offers will not cause the 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus to cease its attacks. Additionally, although the 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus asks you to use 'valid' information, the 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus has no way of detecting inaccurate information, and it should be considered particularly unwise to give the 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus access to your legitimate e-mail addresses, phone numbers or any other potentially exploitable information.
Continuing with Your Life... and Leaving the 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus Behind
A 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus may stop you from getting to your desktop, but this attack only is functional for as long as the 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus, itself, is open. SpywareRemove.com malware experts usually recommend Safe Mode as the quickest method of disabling Windows Locker Trojans like the 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus, but, depending on circumstantial factors, you also may need to boot your computer from an uninfected source (such as a USB drive).
A disabled 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus shouldn't be a potent threat to your computer, but SpywareRemove.com malware researchers still encourage using any appropriate anti-malware tools to delete the 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus. The 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus doesn't appear to have any self-distributing functions, and other Trojans also may be installed that are tasked with coordinating with 'Complete an offer to continue' Virus and other PC threats.
Use SpyHunter to Detect and Remove PC Threats
If you are concerned that malware or PC threats similar to ‘Complete an offer to continue’ Virus may have infected your computer, we recommend you start an in-depth system scan with SpyHunter. SpyHunter is an advanced malware protection and remediation application that offers subscribers a comprehensive method for protecting PCs from malware, in addition to providing one-on-one technical support service.
Why can't I open any program including SpyHunter? You may have a malware file running in memory that kills any programs that you try to launch on your PC. Tip: Download SpyHunter from a clean computer, copy it to a USB thumb drive, DVD or CD, then install it on the infected PC and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
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