Do you know what Microsoft certified technician on 1-888-534-6135 is?
Microsoft certified technician on 1-888-534-6135 is a newly-found fake security alert. Indeed, it is a tech support scam and is used to convince you that your computer has been infected with malware that you can only remove after contacting Microsoft’s tech support. The reality is that your PC has been infected with malware, yes, but not the type you are led to believe. This tech support scam is distributed using bundled software installers and downloaders that can inject it not your PC by stealth. The developers of this scam are after you money, but this article is dedicated to helping you understand what you are dealing with and how you can remove it, so please continue reading to learn more.
Once Microsoft certified technician on 1-888-534-6135 has infected a computer, it kills off the Explorer.exe application which is responsible for running the graphical user interface (GUI) of the operating system. Its scam program has its own graphical user interface window that is placed over the desktop. The window has text that says “Microsoft has detected some suspicious activity on this computer. All access to this device has been revoked due to a network security breach. Attackers might attempt to steal personal information, banking credentials, emails, passwords, and other files on this system.” As you can see, this application wants you to believe that your PC has been infected malware that can steal your personal information and, therefore, your PC has been locked. To unlock it, you are required to dial the featured 1-888-534-6135 tech support phone number.
Microsoft certified technician on 1-888-534-6135 is no different from Fake Windows Defender Alert: Zeus Virus, Windows Security Warning Popup Scam, and Windows Firewall Blocked The Internet which are dedicated to promoting a fake tech support phone number. Our malware analysts say that, in this particular case, the fake tech support staff members will offer you to purchase a code to unlock your PC. The code can be entered in the GUI of this scam program. Our researchers say that the code used to unlock the PC is universal, so if you enter 8716098676542789 in to the box and click Activate Now, then your PC will be unlocked. Then, you can get proceed to delete this malware.Microsoft certified technician on 1-888-534-6135 screenshot
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Our cyber security experts have concluded that the creators of Microsoft certified technician on 1-888-534-6135 have made arrangements to distribute this scam program using malicious bundled software installers and software downloaders. Bundled installers can be found on many unreliable freeware hosting websites that have configured the installers to drop this malware onto your PC by stealth. The same can be said about software downloaders that are, more often than not, used on shady freeware hosting sites. The downloaders are used to download software that you initially wanted, but you are required to download and install a dedicated downloader for a particular program which is unpractical but used to inject malware such as Microsoft certified technician on 1-888-534-6135.
If your PC has been infected with Microsoft certified technician on 1-888-534-6135, then do not call the provided number. Instead, you should enter the provided code and enter it. Once your PC is unlocked, locate the malware and delete it. We recommend using SpyHunter’s free malware scanning feature to detect the malicious file and then go to its location and remove it manually.
- Enter 8716098676542789 in the box and click Activate Now.
- Open your browser.
- Go to http://www.spyware-techie.com/download-sph
- Download SpyHunter-Installer.exe.
- Install the program and run it.
- Click Scan Computer Now!
- Copy the file path of the malware from the scan results.
- Press Windows+E keys.
- Enter the file path of the malware in File Explorer’s address box.
- Press Enter.
- Locate, right-click the malicious file and click Delete.
- Empty the Recycle Bin.
In non-techie terms:
Microsoft certified technician on 1-888-534-6135 was designed to scare you and convince you to dial its promoted tech support phone number and trick you into purchasing a code that would unlock your PC. However, we have the code and it is included in the article above. To remove this scam enter the code and then follow our guide on how to remove this malware.