Danger level 6

Fake Amazon Gift Card

Fake Amazon Gift Card is indeed a fake alert that can show up suddenly in your browser while you are surfing the web. This fake alert does not ask you to call a toll-free phone number for technical support as we have got used to in the case of other similar fake alerts, which are also called tech support scams. Well, this fake alert in fact claims that you can win a gift card, a PlayStation, or an iPhone if you do something you are asked to do (complete a survey, install an add-on, or watch a Youtube video). However, if you click OK or Continue, you could infect your computer with potential or malicious threats as well. As a matter of fact, it is quite possible that your computer is already infected if you can see this fake alert popping up from time to time. It is important that you remove Fake Amazon Gift Card from your system if you would like to keep it safe.

If you are introduced to this fake alert, chances are your computer is indeed infected with malware, such as adware. In fact, it could be any kind of threat that is capable of either redirection or displaying questionable third-party ads and content. The presence of such threats on your computer can always make your browsing experience a risky one as you innocently surf through the web. One click on the wrong content and you could either be taken to a malicious website like this fake alert uses or drop a bundle of threats onto your system. If you have installed a free software bundle recently, it is quite possible that this is why you see or keep seeing this fake alert. Such bundles can easily infect you with adware, browser hijackers, and more. There are three main ways for you to drop such a package. First, you may click on a fake third-party pop-up claiming that you need to download or install an extension or an update. Second, you may download free stuff from a shady torrent or freeware site, and finally, you can make things only worse when your PC is already infected. All in all, we advise you to delete Fake Amazon Gift Card ASAP and scan your PC to find all possible threat sources.

Another way for you to land on this malicious page with this fake alert is to click on the wrong link or ad on a questionable website. You should make sure that you never visit suspicious websites like online gaming, betting, dating, video sharing, file-sharing, and porn sites. These are the most likely ones to host corrupt third-party content that can take you to this fake alert among others unless, of course, your computer is infected because then you are never really safe. You may be able to delete Fake Amazon Gift Card in this case by exiting your browser.

When you land on this malicious site ("icardonline.club/us_amazon_amazon500/index.html"), you are presented with a tempting offer to win a $1000 Amazon gift card or other things like an iPhone if you answer some survey questions, download some questionable browser add-ons, or watch a Youtube video. Unfortunately, when you engage with this fake alert, you can infect your system with malicious threats as well as potentially unwanted programs. This fake alert is rather annoying and if it keeps coming back on your screen, it is quite likely that there is a malware infection hiding on your system that is responsible for it. We recommend that you remove Fake Amazon Gift Card as soon as possible because it will not end well to keep it on board.

If you are ready to act and want to eliminate this annoying a potentially dangerous fake alert, please follow our instructions below this article. Since we cannot be sure which specific malware infection may be responsible for this fake alert, it is also possible that you also need to uninstall questionable applications via Control Panel. Still, it is possible that certain less conspicuous infections may remain undetected by you. Therefore, we think that it is more effective if you install a reliable malware removal tool like SpyHunter. Of course, you can try to protect your PC against future threats by becoming a more cautious web surfer, by avoiding suspicious websites, downloading free programs from torrent sites, and giving up clicking on third-party advertising. However, that cannot beat an automatic anti-malware program and the peace of mind that comes with it.

How to remove Fake Amazon Gift Card from browsers

Google Chrome

  1. Tap Alt+F and go to Settings.
  2. Scroll down and click Advanced.
  3. Scroll down and click Reset.
  4. In the pop-up window, press Reset.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Tap Alt+H and navigate to Troubleshooting Information.
  2. Press Refresh Firefox.
  3. Press Refresh Firefox in the pop-up window.

Internet Explorer

  1. Tap Alt+T and open Internet Options.
  2. On the Advanced tab, press Reset.
  3. Select the Delete personal settings checkbox.
  4. Press Reset.
  5. Press Close.
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