Rdntrojanhacking File Detected is a newly discovered tech support scam that can be shown to you if your PC has been infected with malicious software configured to do that or a website that can redirect you to it. In the event a program is loading this scam’s page, then you should definitely remove it from your PC. Rdntrojanhacking File Detected is quite well-made, so it can trick gullible users into calling its promoted fake tech support phone number and purchasing the offered services. Note that the services they provide will be utterly useless as this scam was designed to extract money from you.
If malware were to infect your PC or if you visit a questionable website, you can be redirected to http://webfixdeal.site/adn/, a domain that hosts Rdntrojanhacking File Detected. The site has an audio recording playing on a loop, and the voice in that recording claims that your PC has been infected with a virus and spyware that can compromise your passwords, browser history, credit card information, and online banking history. They advise you to call 1-800-894-0551 to get in touch with fake Microsoft tech support personnel that will allegedly fix your problem. The website you get redirected to is quite authentic as it has a snapshot of Microsoft’s website in the background which has a second layer of a fake error on a blue background. On the very top of the multi-layered fake error is a browser-generated pop-up window that features fake information.
If you call that phone number, then you may be asked to provide your credit card number and other details to pay for removing the alleged virus and spyware. They may also offer you to buy additional protection which can cost you a considerable sum of money. Also, this scam claims that your PC will be disabled if you close the pop-up window that appears when you get redirected to http://webfixdeal.site/adn/. However, you can close your browser without negative repercussions. Once you have done that, you have to determine whether you got redirected to this scam by a website or software. If it is software, then you should locate and delete it.
Scams such as Rdntrojanhacking File Detected are nothing new as we have previously analyzed Webshield Enter Product Key Tech Support Scam, Votre Ordinateur Peut Tre En Pril Tech Support Scam, and Unknown System Failure Scam Tech Support Scam. All of them start with a similar premise: your PC has been infected and you need to call this number for help. These kinds of scams are created by people that should be put away for their crimes, but it is likely that the scammers come from third-world countries where law enforcement does not deal with cybercrime committed outside of the country.
As mentioned, you can get redirected to Rdntrojanhacking File Detected by malware or a website that promotes it. If you think that your PC might have been infected with malware, then you ought to get an anti-malware program such as SpyHunter to detect and remove it. Also, you can use the said program to detect the location of the malware only and then go to the location of the malware and delete it manually. For more information, see the guide provided below.