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  • Remove the Google Chrome User Rewards Scam
    by Lawrence Abrams on October 18, 2018 at 9:21 pm

    The Google Chrome User Rewards is a browser based advertisement that states that you have been selected by Google to win an iPhone Xs or Samsung Galaxy S9. In order to claim this prize, though, you first need to finish a survey and then provide all of your contact information. As this ad is not from Google and it is not known what the submitted information is used for, I would strongly advise that you do not enter any personal information into this form. This article was published first at Remove the Google Chrome User Rewards Scam […]

  • Remove the StreamHDNow Adware Chrome Extension
    by Lawrence Abrams on October 17, 2018 at 2:03 am

    StreamHDNow is a Chrome extension that displays advertisements on web pages that you visit. When the advertisements are displayed they will be labeled as "StreamHDNow".This article was published first at Remove the StreamHDNow Adware Chrome Extension […]

  • Remove the Your Flash Player could be out of date Scam
    by Lawrence Abrams on October 16, 2018 at 8:04 pm

    A common scam web site is one that states "Your Flash Player could be out of date " and then prompts you to download an update manager from the site. This update manager is just an adware bundle that will install unwanted programs on the computer. This article was published first at Remove the Your Flash Player could be out of date Scam […]

  • Remove the You've made the 5-billionth search Advertisement
    by Lawrence Abrams on October 9, 2018 at 12:36 pm

    The "You've made the 5-billionth search" page is an web browser advertisement that states you have made the 5-billionth search and have won a prize, which you can only get by providing your contact information. This page is just being used to collect personal information from you such as email address and home addresses. While it not known what this information is used for, it could be used to send you spam, identity theft, or other unwanted offers.This article was published first at Remove the You've made the 5-billionth search Advertisement […]

  • Remove the Google Chrome Critical Error Tech Support Scam
    by Lawrence Abrams on September 29, 2018 at 9:10 pm

    The Google Chrome Critical Error tech support scam is a tech support scam that pretends to be a security warning from Google Chrome. This notification will state that your computer is under attack, that someone is trying to steal your banking info, and that your computer's network connection has been blocked. The scammers then tell the user to call a listed phone number to receive help. As this is just a scam and the site has no idea what is running on your computer, you should not call any listed number.This article was published first at Remove the Google Chrome Critical Error Tech Support Scam […]