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Danger level 8
Type: Trojans
Common infection symptoms:
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Slow internet connection
  • System crashes
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Slow Computer
Other mutations known as:

"Tip of the Day” Popup

"Tip of the Day” Popup is a fake pop-up alert notification generated by Extra Antivirus which is the latest and very actively propagating digital infection. Extra Antivirus is installed through Trojan viruses that infiltrate the system without your knowledge or consent. If you receive "Tip of the Day” Popup alert, this means that your PC is already infected. Alert notification reads:

“Tip of the Day. This is very important advise. Please do not hesitate to use it. Use passwords and encrypt sensitive files. Passwords and other security features add layers of protection if used appropriately. By encrypting files, you ensure that unauthorized people can’t view data even if they can physically access it. You may also want to consider options for full disk encryption, [sic]“


“Tip of the Day. This is very important advise. Please do not hesitate to use it.
Keep software up to date. Install software patches so that attackers
cannot take advantage of known problems or vulnerabilities (see
Understanding patches for more information). Many operating systems
offer automatic updates. If this option is availible, you should turn it on."

The options presented on "Tip of the Day” Popup alert include the “Remove all” and “Ignore” button. However, if you choose to ignore this warning or even click on the right-hand x button, you won’t get rid of "Tip of the Day” Popup alert popping up now and then in the middle of your PC routine.

Ignore such fake alerts. Instead, scan your PC with reliable anti-spyware application and remove "Tip of the Day” Popup from the system.

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