The Tungsten Rounded Font Was Not Found fake alert tries to convince users that a font called Tungsten Rounded is missing and they need to install it to be able to view the website they want to open. This alert does look quite convincing, but it is fake, we can assure you, so ignore it completely and make sure you do not click on it. If you have already clicked the Update button on the alert displayed to you, the chances are high that you have installed some kind of malicious application on your computer with a single click. Yes, The Tungsten Rounded Font Was Not Found fake alert is displayed to users seeking to promote malicious software. Users see it not because they have some kind of undesirable application automatically opening the alert installed on their computers as in the case with many other fake notifications. Instead, users see it because they enter hacked websites. They usually see The Tungsten Rounded Font Was Not Found fake alert when they try to enter legitimate websites, so it does not surprise us at all that so many users decide to click the button located on the alert and, consequently, install malicious software on their PCs. It should be noted that malicious applications do not start working on users’ computers immediately. They only start performing their activities after users launch the executable file downloaded. There are many infections that actively work in the background, so you might not even know about the successful entrance of malware for some time.
In order to implement this social engineering attack, cyber criminals go to modify legitimate websites the first thing. Specifically speaking, they insert the code into the hacked website to make it look scrabbled. Once a user opens such a website, The Tungsten Rounded Font Was Not Found fake alert is displayed to him/her automatically using the Java script. It tells users that the website they are trying to view cannot be displayed properly because the Tungsten Rounded font is missing. Believe us, you do not need to install it. What you need to do is to leave the page opened right away. If you still click the Update button, download the executable file (it might be named mozillafp60.exe, chromefp60.exe, or have a similar name), and then launch it, you will install malicious software on your computer. Research has clearly shown that even extremely harmful infections might be spread via The Tungsten Rounded Font Was Not Found fake alert. Specifically speaking, these might be various Trojans, miners used for mining various cryptocurrencies using the CPU/GPU power, and even keyloggers. The last infection is a huge threat to your privacy because it will record your keystrokes, it will know what websites you visit, etc; however, other malicious programs might cause serious problems to you too. For example, if you keep them active, more threats might be installed on your computer without your knowledge. Last but not least, if you encounter the cryptocurrency miner using the CPU and/or GPU power, your computer might become sluggish and, as a consequence, it might be no longer possible to perform certain actions.
Internet can be a dangerous place, so you should not keep your computer unprotected if you surf the Internet on a daily basis. Fortunately, it is not very hard to ensure the system’s maximum protection. You just need to enable security software on your computer in order to make it impossible for harmful malware to slither onto your computer without your knowledge ever again.
If you have clicked the Update button located on The Tungsten Rounded Font Was Not Found fake alert, downloaded the .exe file, and then launched it, you might have actively working malicious software on your computer. It might be extremely hard to detect it since it might be located anywhere and might have any name. Therefore, we suggest that you go to clean your system in an automatic way instead of trying to find and erase all malicious applications manually from your computer. You will first need to acquire an antimalware scanner to be able to do this. Below-provided instructions will help you to do that.