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Malware: Internet Security Alert


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Hours after two successful scans had bright red full screen malware with following: "Internet Security Alert! Code: 055BCCAC9FEC"

URL begins: https://muitomasjhs.info/

lengthy string follows above

Phone number to call to request help from Microsoft was (888)374-9888

Normal actions to close ineffective but able to close Chrome from taskbar.

What action is needed to clear and block future infection? If logs are needed will need instructions.

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Clear and reset your browser and be done with the advertisement.  Yep, that's all that it is, a fake scareware advertisement, aimed to get you to call them on the phone so they can scare you more and gain access to your computer.


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