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‘Updater-th.updatenotifier.net’ Pop-Ups

Posted: July 28, 2015

Updater-th.updatenotifier.net is an unsafe site that is known to host dangerous software. As the reputation of this domain is pretty negative, it is not surprising that its visitors don't go there voluntarily. Instead, people may be dragged into updater-th.updatenotifier.net by a browser hijacker. These dubious tools rely on a range of misleading mechanisms to get into the system of the user. For example, they may be hidden in the installation file of some freeware – a process called "bundling." When the hijacker related to updater-th.updatenotifier.net inserts its codes in Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer, the unsuspecting person will be redirected towards the harmful site on a regular basis. Upon reaching updater-th.updatenotifier.net, the user is about to notice a pop-up, which claims that Internet Explorer it outdated. An interesting fact is that the notification states the version of this web client is 11, which is the latest released version. If the visitor clicks on the 'OK' button, he will see another message, this time suggesting the fake update itself. Under no circumstances should you install the offered program because it may cause you many issues later on. If you are lucky, you may give access to some Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP). However, there is a real chance for the bogus updates to contain malicious codes, which may result in system malfunction. When you are redirected towards updater-th.updatenotifier.net, the best course of action is to perform an in-depth scan.

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