ATTENTION! CHECK YOUR PC pop-up
Installing freeware or adware applications on your computer results not only in various redirections or personally non-identifiable data gathering, but also in such fake alter pop-ups as ATTENTION! CHECK YOUR PC pop-up. This commercial ad tries to convince you that there is something wrong with your computer security. However, that is obviously not the case and the pop-up appears on your browser merely because you have an adware application installed. It is clear that in order to remove ATTENTION! CHECK YOUR PC pop-up you need to get rid of any associated freeware applications first.
It might also be the case that ATTENTION! CHECK YOUR PC pop-up is displayed because you have accessed a website that generally displays commercial ads. However, based on our research it is more likely that ATTENTION! CHECK YOUR PC pop-up is generated by such freeware applications as NewPlayer, Search Protect, Conduit Toolbar, Freeven Pro and so on. Our security research indicates that the pop-up itself arrives from alertfunctions.com/notification/indextv.php. The website is down at the moment, but it does not mean that you cannot get infected with this fake alert after having clicked some random pop-up about media player update.
According to our research, ATTENTION! CHECK YOUR PC pop-up usually comes bundled with freeware or a fake installer from such pop-ups like “Your Video Player Might Be outdated”. There is a great variety of fake advertisements that insist you need to upgrade your flash player of your video codec; however, if you click them, instead of an actual upgrade, you will install freeware or adware applications that later on display the likes of ATTENTION! CHECK YOUR PC pop-up.
The pop-up itself maintains that your computer might be at risk and you need to run a full system scan. Here is what it says:
It is obvious that ATTENTION! CHECK YOUR PC pop-up is merely trying to lure you into some financial machinations. There is nothing wrong with your computer (apart from the fact it is infested with freeware), and the support ATTENTION! CHECK YOUR PC pop-up mentions definitely cannot protect you from cyber threats. You will only end up spending your money for nothing or revealing your personal information to cyber criminals if you follow the instructions displayed on ATTENTION! CHECK YOUR PC pop-up.
Remove ATTENTION! CHECK YOUR PC pop-up right now by terminating adware applications that display it. If you are not sure which program exactly must be removed from your computer, run a full system scan with SpyHunter free scanner and then uninstall it via Control Panel. Investing in a powerful antimalware tool may also help you to protect your system from harm. Also, you can always leave us a comment, if you have any questions on computer security or malware removal.
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