HTML/FakeAlert [Threat Name]

Detection created2009-12-02
World activity peak 2017-09-01 (4.94 %)
Short description

The trojan displays dialogs within the Internet browser with warnings about possible threats detected on the compromised computer that need to be removed.

The problems/threats are fake.

Some examples follow.

The trojan uses techniques to entice user to call a phone number and pay for services that are not needed.

The program code of the malware is usually embedded in HTML pages.

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