HTML/FakeAlert [Threat Name]
|World activity peak||2017-02-22 (4.49 %)|
The trojan displays dialogs within the Internet browser with warnings about possible threats detected on the compromised computer that need to be removed.
The problems/threats are fake.
Some examples follow.
The trojan uses techniques to entice user to call a phone number and pay for services that are not needed.
The program code of the malware is usually embedded in HTML pages.