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The full text on the site says the following: Your computer has been Locked (or Computer Locked! Virus) Your computer with IP address – has been infected by the Virus RDN/YahLover.worm!055BCCAC9FEC — Because System Activation KEY has expired & Your information (for example, passwords, messages, and credit cards) have been stolen.Is there a virus that is locking my Computer?
You will be given a phone number and you will be lied to by crooks that you have a virus. The newest variant of the Computer Locked Virus message is showcased below. Here, the website pushing the Computer Locked Virus scam will lock your browser, and the message Computer Locked Virus will appear on the page.When to call tech support if your computer was locked?
Please call us within the next 5 minutes to prevent compete loss of your computer. The pop-up is also accompanied by a voice message that threatens naive users that their computer will be shut down if they do not call the “tech support” in several minutes time. This message and the pop-up notification are NOT to be trusted.Is it possible to be scammed by computer hackers?
With increased computer use there is the increased risk of being scammed by computer hackers. The most recent outbreak, so far only reported in the US, UK, Canada and Australia but likely to spread, is one of the more malicious internet scams to come along in some time. How does the scam work?