“WARNING Dangerous Spyware”

This fake warning prompts for presence of Spyware and will convince you to purchase Antivirus XP Pro.

WARNING Dangerous Spyware

“WARNING Dangerous Spyware” is a fake warning sign that will pop-up on the screen or take over the desktop of the compromised computer. Sole purpose of showing this message is to deceive computer users and make them believe that there is a problem on the PC. Then, it will suggest a removal tool that will cost some money for computer users.

If you are seeing an alert like “WARNING Dangerous Spyware”, there may be a virus on the PC that you must get rid of. Although, having this warning doesn't always mean virus infection. This may also appear when visiting malicious or compromised web sites. In that instances, the warning will attract you into downloading a program that eventually have similar purpose of stealing money.

To stop “WARNING Dangerous Spyware” from appearing, you must scan the computer with valid anti-virus and anti-malware program. We have provided simple guide on this page along with tools that you may use to scan the system.

Remove “WARNING Dangerous Spyware” immediately before it can further add other malware into the system.

Characteristics:

“WARNING Dangerous Spyware” appearance may mean that settings on the web browser are modified by a virus or malware. It may run as a browser helper object and will attempt to redirect your requested site to potentially harmful web page.

Symptoms:

Obviously, “WARNING Dangerous Spyware” will appear from time-to-time and tries to convince you on problems that currently exist on the computer. It also requires you to download programs or tools that it endorses to fix the issue.

Other Functions of “WARNING Dangerous Spyware”:

  • It will display pop-ups for recommended programs
  • This threat can disable security programs like anti-virus and firewall
  • Default home page is modified and was set to unsolicited one
  • Search result links are hijacked
  • “WARNING Dangerous Spyware” also issues fake warnings that will entice you run online tools

How to Remove “WARNING Dangerous Spyware”

1. Download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware from this link and save it on your Desktop.
2. After downloading, double-click on mbam-setup.exe to install the application.
3. Follow the prompts and install as default only.

4. Before the installation completes, check on the following prompts:
- Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
- Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

5. Click Finish. Program will run automatically and you will be prompt to update the program before doing a scan. Please update.
6. Scan your computer thoroughly.
7. When scanning is finished click on the Show Results button.
8. Make sure that all detected threats are marked, click on Remove Selected.
9. Restart your computer.

Note: Some malware may prevent mbam-setup.exe from downloading and running. You can download and rename this program from a different computer before running it on infected system.

2 Comments

  1. Bruce

    I have the “warning dangerous spyware” Everyone say download this and that. I can’t get on the net to do that.

  2. Evan

    Bruce,

    You have to know someone who has a computer you can use to download this tool, I keep a selection of them on a flash drive and CD just in case I need them.

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