However, if you have been redirected to this website due to random pop-ups, you should also check whether you have any potentially unwanted programs installed. It is very possible that an unfamiliar add-on or plug-in gets exploited by a malevolent third party in order to display their corrupted content within the pop-ups, and then if you accidentally click one, you MIGHT end up on a corrupted website.
The notification displayed via Error.policeguardstate.org depends on your location. If you have an American IP address, chances are that you will be shown a message which was supposedly sent by the FBI. Even if you get redirected to other web pages from the same group, like PoliceGuardState.org or Error.servepolice.biz, the message will remain the same, because they are correlated according to your location.
The general idea behind the fake notification displayed via Error.policeguardstate.org is that users are supposed to get scared about getting prosecuted, so they should transfer the supposed “fine” via Ukash or MoneyPak alternative payment systems without even giving it any second thought. Such course of action would not be surprising, because the notification displayed by Error.policeguardstate.org is very alarming:
It should be pointed out that paying the money would not make the notification go away. You would only lose your money. Not to mention that you have committed no crime whatsoever and there is no way the fake alert could forward your personal information to the court.
Do not get taken by surprise when Error.policeguardstate.org displays a pop-up message once you try to close your browser. The pop-up usually contains the following text:
However, your files are definitely not encrypted and you should not feel threatened by the notification. Simply click Leave this page option and close your browser. In case Error.policeguardstate.org does not allow you to close your browser, force the browser to close manually following the instructions below. When you close the browser, you need to be sure that the previous session will not be restored and you will not be redirected to the corrupted page again.
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