If your peaceful web browsing is suddenly disrupted by Your Computer May Have A Virus Scary Alert, chances are your PC has been recently infected with a potentially unwanted program or an adware application. Although this webpage you may see while surfing the web can be very convincing and you may actually believe that there could be a virus or a malware threat on your computer, it is important that you understand that this is all fake. This fake alert has only one intention: To make you install a totally unnecessary and probably unwanted program. If you do so, you may increase the vulnerability of your system, which may already be way too vulnerable anyway. If you are very lucky, closing your browser window may solve your problem right away. However, we believe that it may take more than that to completely remove Your Computer May Have A Virus Scary Alert from your PC. Please read our full report to learn how you can avoid similar threats.
If you are presented with this fake alert, it means that you have been redirected to a3bl.today or any other malicious page that was programmed to show you this same alert. In fact, this webpage seems to have been blocked already, which can mean that the schemers behind this fake alert may set up a new page. You can get forwarded to such a malicious page basically in two ways. The first is the less dangerous because it only means that you have clicked on an unreliable third-party advertisement or a compromised link probably on a suspicious website (torrent, shareware, gaming, gambling, etc.). But you may also be introduced to such content by being already infected with adware, browser hijackers, or potentially unwanted applications. In the first case it may be enough for you to delete Your Computer May Have A Virus Scary Alert by closing your browser window; well, if your computer is surely not infected.
However, if there is an adware program or any other threat that is capable of redirecting you to such malicious pages, you need to think how it may have infiltrated your system. But let us help you with that. It is quite likely that you have installed a malicious bundle lately believing that you were installing a useful free program. Instead, you may have let a bunch of threats on board. If you want to avoid similar invasions, you need to stay away from suspicious websites that promote lots of third-party ads and other contents, and refrain from clicking on such content altogether. We recommend that you run a reputable online malware scanner after you delete Your Computer May Have A Virus Scary Alert to find all possible harmful programs on your PC that need immediate removal.
This is actually not your typical fake alert like "WANNACRY DETECTED fake alert" and "Windows Defender Prevented An Unrecognized Software fake alert" where you are usually offered a toll-free telephone number, a supposed technical support hotline, to call. Those are indeed technical support scams. In this case however, you are simply pushed to click on a button if you want to remove the alleged threat. This fake alert claims that a virus was detected on your system and there could be network issues as well, which may result in your sensitive information (social media passwords and banking information) being stolen by cyber criminals. Please remember that this is a fake alert and you should not even think about clicking the Yes button since you might drop a useless but potentially harmful program onto your machine. We suggest that you remove Your Computer May Have A Virus Scary Alert right away.
In order to get rid of the threat that could be responsible for this fake alert, we advise you to do two things. Since we cannot tell you which particular adware program or potentially unwanted application may be the one related to redirecting you to this malicious website, you need to uninstall all suspicious applications you have installed recently. In addition to that, we also recommend that you reset your major browsers, too. Please follow our instructions below if you need assistance with these. Do not forget that you cannot stop at this point because you may leave more dangerous threats on board. This is why we also advise you to use a professional malware removal application, such as SpyHunter, to automatically defend your PC against all known threats.
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