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'Error # S47452D' Pop-Up

Posted: February 24, 2017

The 'Error # S47452D' Pop-Up is a fraudulent message that won't just scare users by providing them with fake information regarding malware alerts or corrupted system files, but it will also cause a major annoyance by blocking the user's web browser, and prevent the user from switching tabs, closing tabs, or getting rid of the 'Error # S47452D' Pop-Up and the page that displays it. Due to the way this message impairs the web browser, in some cases users might have to fully terminate their web browser's process and re-open it in order to get rid of the 'Error # S47452D' Pop-Up.

The 'Error # S47452D' Pop-Up is cleverly crafted, and it appears on top of a page that has been designed to look like the official Microsoft support page. In addition to this, the page that hosts 'Error # S47452D' Pop-Up may also a screenshot of an URL bar which says 'microsoft.com' – a simple track that may allow the scammers to mislead some users into thinking that they are, indeed, seeing an official Microsoft page.

** Microsoft Warning Alert **

Malicious Pornographic Spyware/Riskware Detected
Error # S47452D
Please call us immediately at: 1-800-953-457. Do not ignore this critical alert.If you close this page, your computer access will be disabled to prevent further damage to our network.Your computer has alerted us that it has been infected with a Pornographic Spyware and riskware.
The following information is being stolen…
Financial Data, Facebook Logins, Credit Card Details, Email Account Logins, Photos stored on this computer
You must contact us immediately so that our expert engineers can walk you through the removal process over the phone to protect your identity. Please call us within the next 5 minutes to prevent your computer from being disabled or from any information loss. Toll Free: 1-800-953-457

The end-game of 'Error # S47452D' Pop-Up is to convince the user that they are in need of professional technical support services. The pop-ups may even claim that they are associated with an official Microsoft Support Team, and users must contact them if they want to resolve all pending computer problems. One of the toll-free hotlines that 'Error # S47452D' Pop-Ups may promote is 188-8609-6597, but it is likely that the scammers may pair these pop-ups and fake error codes with other phone numbers as well. One of the pages known to host the 'Error # S47452D' Pop-Up is hxxp://computerdebuggingsystemweb.online but the scammers may use many other domain names to propagate their fraudulent content.

The 'Error # S47452D' Pop-Up is not a reliable source of information, and its advice to call a toll-free hotline should be disregarded. The scammers behind 188-8609-6597 may often tell their victims that they need to immediately pay a fee for technical support services, or that they need to spend money on expensive PC optimization or security software. However, these offers are fake, and their sole purpose is to convince the victim to willingly send money to the scammers.