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(13) Viruses have been detected on system fake alert
A number of users living in Spain and the U.S report that they have started seeing an annoying warning on their screens. Specialists call it (13) Viruses have been detected on system fake alert. Yes, the message claiming that there have been viruses detected on your system and offering to download a “certified Microsoft Antivirus” is completely fake even though it mentions the Microsoft Corporation. It is evident that it is shown to users just to scare them into downloading some kind of application for deleting infections found on the computer. Researchers at pcthreat.com do not recommend clicking the Download button there because, according to them, it might be very true that malicious software will be downloaded and installed on the computer instead of a useful application. Luckily, this fake alert can be easily recognized because it is associated with two domains: safensecure.com-allsites3.xyz and safensecure.com-allsites3.xyz/en/google/desktop_2. If you see (13) Viruses have been detected on system fake alert with any of these URLs at the top, you can be sure that it is fake and, consequently, do not pay any attention to it. Of course, you will have to put a little more effort in order to make sure that it does not appear on the screen ever again.
Specialists have tried to find more information about (13) Viruses have been detected on system fake alert by testing it. Their research has shown that users, in most cases, see this irritating alert because they open an untrustworthy website (or they are redirected to it against their will) or have malicious software installed on their computers. If it turns out that the reason why (13) Viruses have been detected on system fake alert is visible on the screen is the presence of malware, it might be true that adware (an ad-supported program) is the one showing (13) Viruses have been detected on system fake alert. This fake warning has been created to scare users and thus convince them to click the Download button and download a tool for deleting threats. Users usually see the message provided below:
Even though this fake alert has a word “Microsoft Antivirus” and a huge Google logo is placed in the middle, you should not pay attention to it. At the time of writing, clicking the Download button does not initiate the download of some kind of untrustworthy program; however, (13) Viruses have been detected on system fake alert can be fixed quickly by cyber criminals and thus the situation might change. Therefore, it would be best to ignore it.
As has already been mentioned, users might see (13) Viruses have been detected on system fake alert because they end up on an untrustworthy website, get redirected to it, or simply have a malicious application installed on their computers and do not know anything about that. (13) Viruses have been detected on system fake alert should no longer be visible if a bad website is closed and never opened again; however, if it is not true and you see this fake alert every day no matter what you do, this indicates that you will have to take care of a malicious application to get rid of the fake alert once and for all. In order not to let the situation repeat itself, users should install a security application on their computers.
If (13) Viruses have been detected on system fake alert is visible due to the presence of malware, the only way to get rid of it is to detect that application and delete it. First of all, you should check Control Panel. If you find suspicious new programs there, delete them. In case you cannot find any bad programs there, scan your PC with an automatic malware remover, e.g. SpyHunter. An automatic scanner will find ALL threats and delete them for you within seconds. This is, actually, the easiest malware removal method.
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