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Amazon Rewards Event Scam

If you have been exposed to the Amazon Rewards Event Scam, you need to investigate what is going on. Maybe a malicious infection has silently slithered into your operating system, and now it is exposing you to scams by redirecting you to malicious pages without your permission. It often is hard to determine whether or not malware exists because most malicious infections are silent, and they can stay hidden so as to evade removal. Luckily, you can choose from a variety of legitimate malware scanners to learn if your operating system is infected by malicious infections. If that is the case, of course, you must erase them immediately because the longer you wait, the more virtual security issues you are likely to face. If you continue reading this report, you will learn how to delete Amazon Rewards Event Scam-related malware if it exists, as well as how to protect yourself against scams in the future. Please take note of any questions that you might think of, and then add them to the comments section.

According to our research, the suspicious Amazon Rewards Event Scam was recently controlled via the hxxp://playing.youphone.club/raffle/en/azwc-c-opt/ page. At the moment, it is not active, and it is likely that it has been taken down permanently. Of course, if we have learned anything from analyzing hundreds of scams it is that schemers can set up new pages to represent the same scams. Therefore, although the page we are aware of is no longer active, that does not mean that the scam itself is dead. A few other scams that have been reviewed by our malware analysts include Wannacry Detected Scam, Critical Security Warning! Scam, and Pegasus Spyware Activated Fake Alert. In most cases, they are operated via pages to which victims are redirected to randomly when they interact with corrupted links or advertisements. Even if that is the case, inspecting the system with a legitimate malware scanner is important because you want to be 100% sure that malicious threats do not exist before you figure out your next step. In this situation, if you do not need to worry about the removal of Amazon Rewards Event Scam-related malware, you might have to worry about the protection of your personal data.

The Amazon Rewards Event Scam page that we knew of was built in a very smart way. At the top, you could find an Amazon logo, which would trick less experienced users into thinking that the offer presented to them was the real deal. When testing the scam, our research team was offered a $1000 Amazon Gift Card, and that is not something Amazon users would ever pass up on. The Amazon Rewards Event Scam instructed to click the “CONTINUE” button and then enter “correct information.” This information is likely to include your full name, email address, telephone number, and other sensitive information. Unfortunately, the gist of the scam is to make you disclose your personal details, and, of course, once you do, no real rewards are offered. You cannot pay any attention to the allegedly legitimate “comments” that are shown below the reward message because they are fictitious. In case you have revealed personal information already, you need to figure out what data you disclosed and how schemers could use it. For example, if you revealed your full name and email address, you need to be cautious about personalized spam emails.

If you want to remove Amazon Rewards Event Scam page from your screen, you should be able to do it by closing the tab or the browser altogether. If the scam page remerges after you restart your browser, it is very likely that malware exists. If the malware scanner of your choice discovers malicious threats, delete them immediately (we recommend using anti-malware software), and then restart the browser and clear browsing data. We suggest doing this even if the misleading Amazon Rewards Event Scam disappears after you close the page representing it. When it comes to facing scams in the future, it is imperative that you employ the right security software to assist you. You also need to be vigilant about too-good-to-be-true offers and misleading rewards. Remember that nothing that is allegedly free is ever truly free.

Amazon Rewards Event Scam Removal

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open the browser and tap keys Alt+H.
  2. Select Troubleshooting information and then click Refresh Firefox.
  3. Tap Ctrl+Shift+Delete.
  4. Select the preferred time range and boxes.
  5. Click Clear Now and then restart the browser.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open the browser and tap keys Alt+T.
  2. Select Internet options and then click the Advanced tab.
  3. Click Reset, mark Delete personal settings, and click Reset again.
  4. Tap Ctrl+Shift+Delete.
  5. Select the preferred boxes and click Delete.
  6. Restart the browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open the browser and tap keys Alt+F.
  2. Select Settings, scroll down to the bottom, and click Advanced.
  3. Scroll down to the bottom and then click Reset.
  4. Tap Ctrl+Shift+Delete.
  5. Select the preferred time range and boxes.
  6. Click CLEAR BROWSING DATA and then restart the browser.
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How to manually remove Amazon Rewards Event Scam

Files associated with Amazon Rewards Event Scam infection:

NTS.exe
CompTmp.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Anti-phishing Domain Advisor
TimeTasksSetup.exe
BrowserProtect.exe
OptimizerMonitor.exe
yContentFilterService.exe
chrome-links.exe
GoogleUpdate.exe
brfilterdrv.sys
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Browser Manager
clteyghuwphSystem.exe
ScriptHost.dll
uninstall_Winservices.exe
wabEventSupport16.dll
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\BrowserProtect
smp2.exe
litefile.bin
lsdprn.exe
flashEnhancer.dll
Toast.exe
UpdateTask.exe
DFService.exe
kometaup.exe
PCProtect.exe
AdbFlashIA2.exe
ProtectWindowsManager.exe
optimizer.exe
TorrentStat.exe
fiber.js
contentagent.exe
safetynut.exe
WombatUpdater.exe
uninstaller.exe
psupport.dll
ScreenCapture.exe
ALiBaBar.dll
VideoEklenti.exe
UpdateService.exe
timetasks.exe
RGMUpdater.exe
windhcpclient.exe
Autoload.exe
Updater.exe
BDL.dll
host.exe
compatibilitychecksvc.exe
browsemngr.exe
20dollars2surf.exe
wirtual.exe
Client.exe
Win_Updater.exe
winclient32.exe
AutoUpdater.exe
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\pgafcinpmmpklohkojmllohdhomoefph
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Browser Manager
openinst.exe
Downloader.dll
regCheck.vbs
mngr.exe
webmakerplus.exe
plura_autorun.exe
stprss.exe
IEError.exe
Seventh.exe
DocUnzipUpdt.exe
Bind.exe
update1.dll
MSLSService.exe
safebrowser.exe
sv.exe
upr.exe
SafeUpdater.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\BrowserProtect
%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\pgafcinpmmpklohkojmllohdhomoefph
wprotectmanager.exe
R003.exe
NCdownloader.exe
SyncPulseManager.exe
PlusMo.exe
ReminderFoxUpdater.exe
ieplug.dll
lmservice.exe
VirusRemover.exe
ContentHost.dll
Assistant_x64.dll
applications.exe
update.exe
bi_client.exe
toolserv.exe
usetting.exe
playsetup.exe
PCProtect.dll
inspasio.exe
dnkt.exe
MAJTuto.exe
DeltaFix.dll
VideoUsage.exe
BitGuard.exe
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Anti-phishing Domain Advisor
systerm32.exe
%AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\BrowserProtect
monitorsvc.exe
%AppData%\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\????????????????
dlprotect.exe
LiveUpdate.exe
ProtectExtension.exe
%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default
openinstall.exe
Sixth.exe
PackerV2.exe

Amazon Rewards Event Scam DLL's to remove:

DeltaFix.dll
wabEventSupport16.dll
ALiBaBar.dll
ieplug.dll
update1.dll
Downloader.dll
flashEnhancer.dll
ContentHost.dll
PCProtect.dll
Assistant_x64.dll
ScriptHost.dll
psupport.dll
BDL.dll

Amazon Rewards Event Scam processes to kill:

dlprotect.exe
PackerV2.exe
Sixth.exe
compatibilitychecksvc.exe
winclient32.exe
ScreenCapture.exe
RGMUpdater.exe
AutoUpdater.exe
Bind.exe
Autoload.exe
monitorsvc.exe
PlusMo.exe
VirusRemover.exe
inspasio.exe
playsetup.exe
ProtectExtension.exe
update.exe
Win_Updater.exe
Toast.exe
openinstall.exe
kometaup.exe
PCProtect.exe
applications.exe
uninstall_Winservices.exe
clteyghuwphSystem.exe
DocUnzipUpdt.exe
ProtectWindowsManager.exe
TorrentStat.exe
GoogleUpdate.exe
MSLSService.exe
DFService.exe
lmservice.exe
upr.exe
wirtual.exe
VideoUsage.exe
Client.exe
webmakerplus.exe
20dollars2surf.exe
R003.exe
CompTmp.exe
VideoEklenti.exe
SyncPulseManager.exe
AdbFlashIA2.exe
ReminderFoxUpdater.exe
wprotectmanager.exe
bi_client.exe
usetting.exe
safebrowser.exe
lsdprn.exe
browsemngr.exe
openinst.exe
contentagent.exe
NTS.exe
mngr.exe
stprss.exe
SafeUpdater.exe
NCdownloader.exe
BitGuard.exe
systerm32.exe
IEError.exe
toolserv.exe
host.exe
smp2.exe
MAJTuto.exe
UpdateService.exe
timetasks.exe
WombatUpdater.exe
LiveUpdate.exe
Updater.exe
uninstaller.exe
Seventh.exe
safetynut.exe
OptimizerMonitor.exe
sv.exe
windhcpclient.exe
plura_autorun.exe
BrowserProtect.exe
chrome-links.exe
dnkt.exe
UpdateTask.exe
optimizer.exe
TimeTasksSetup.exe
yContentFilterService.exe
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