Remove ActiveVirusScan.com Survey Scam (Virus)

remove activevirusscan.com popup virusActiveVirusScan.comĀ is a fake website where your computer will be scanned for potential threats. As you can obviously see this is fake and there is no scanning process on your computer. This is a social engineering trick to let you complete a survey and make money by selling your personal information from the survey. This information from the survey can also be used to subscribe you into a payed phone service, which costs you loads of money every week. Do not complete the Survey and close the website on detection.

Cyber criminals try to invent new ways of stealing personal information or to install adware or viruses onto your computer. This is all about money, stay alert and do not install software onto your computer which is free or charge from dubious websites. We know it’s hard to tell which is fake or not, but at least read the information on the Terms of Agreements and the Privacy Policy. Protect yourself from dubious websites and adware with MalwareBytes Anti-Malware, it’s pro-active scanner is always updated and alerts you when there are malicious scripts activated, for example redirects, java scripts or phishing scripts.

It is advised to always read the Terms and Agreements before installing software on your computer. Do never click too fast thru the installation process [Next] button of software as you will agree to software you might not want to install. If the installer offers a Advanced or Custom option button, click it to find out if there is any other malicious software offered and installed during the installation process.

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