Beware of secure-paypal-update-account-information scam!

Secure-paypal-update-account-information.[random].8thavenueltd.com site is engaged in a brutal scam, also referred to as phishing. You might suddenly see such pop-up windows which really look as those belonging to PayPal. But you must notice that they come from a totally different domain controlled by hackers who want to get your sensitive PayPal information.

secure-paypal-update-account-information virus

These secure-paypal-update-account-information pop-ups may appear in your browser when your system is infected with adware and other cyber infections. We strongly recommend you not to specify any PayPal login or password details through such forms. This is extremely dangerous! Your real PayPal information may be transferred to third parties who will later on use it for various fraudulent purposes.

We recommend that you scan your computer with Plumbytes AntiMalware, the reliable malware removal tool just recently released. You will need to get rid of all the infections it finds (with its full registered version) and to reset your browsers with its help. Feel free to contact us at any time of your choice for further assistance.


Software to get rid of secure-paypal-update-account-information pop-ups automatically.

secure-paypal-update-account-information pop-up removal tool

Necessary steps to delete secure-paypal-update-account-information pop-up windows automatically are as follows:

  1. Downloading and installing Plumbytes AntiMalware.
  2. Scanning of your PC with it.
  3. Removal of all infections detected by it (with full registered version).
  4. Resetting your browser with Plumbytes AntiMalware.
  5. Restarting your computer.

Detailed instructions to remove secure-paypal-update-account-information pop-ups automatically.

  1. Download Plumbytes AntiMalware via the download button above.
  2. Install the software and scan your system with it.
  3. At the end of scan click “Apply” to remove all infections associated with secure-paypal-update-account-information pop-ups:
  4. Plumbytes AntiMalware Scan Completed - Apply actions

  5. Important! It is also necessary that you reset your browsers with Plumbytes AntiMalware after this particular adware removal. Shut down all your available browsers now.
  6. In Plumbytes AntiMalware click on “Tools” tab and select “Reset browser settings“:
  7. Built-in tool of Plumbytes AntiMalware to reset browser settings

  8. Select which particular browsers you want to be reset and choose the reset options.
  9. Options to reset browsers with Plumbytes AntiMalware

  10. Click on “Reset” button.
  11. You will receive the confirmation windows about browser settings reset successfully.
  12. Reboot your PC now.

Video guide explaining how to reset browsers altogether automatically with Plumbytes AntiMalware:


Detailed removal steps to delete related adware manually

Step 1. Uninstalling suspicious adware from the Control Panel of your computer.

  1. Make sure that all your browsers infected with adware are shut down (closed).
  2. Click on “Start” and go to the “Control Panel“:
  3. Start - Control Panel

  4. To access the Control Panel in Windows 8 operating system move the computer mouse towards the left bottom hot corner of Windows 8 screen and right-click on it. In Windows 8.1, simply right-click on the “Start” button. Then click on “Control Panel“:
  5. How to access the Control Panel in Windows 8 and 8.1

  6. In Windows XP click on “Add or remove programs“:
  7. Add or remove programs in Windows XP

  8. In Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1 click on “Uninstall a program“:
  9. Uninstall a program in Windows Vista, 7 and 8

  10. Uninstall suspicious adware. To do it, in Windows XP click “Remove” button related to it. In Windows Vista, 7, 8 and 8.1 right-click on suspicious adware with the computer mouse and click on “Uninstall / Change“.

Step 2. Removing suspicious adware from the list of add-ons and extensions of your browser.

In addition to removal of adware from the Control Panel of your PC as explained above, you also need to remove this adware from the add-ons or extensions of your browser. Please follow this guide for managing browser add-ons and extensions for more detailed information. Remove any items related to this adware and other unwanted applications installed on your PC.

How to prevent your PC from being reinfected:

Plumbytes AntiMalware offers a superb service to prevent malicious programs from being launched in your PC ahead of time. By default, this option is disabled once you install Plumbytes AntiMalware. To enable the Real-Time Protection mode click on the “Protect” button and hit “Start” as explained below:

Enable protection by Plumbytes AntiMalware

Once this option is enabled, your computer will be protected against all possible malware attacking your PC and attempting to execute (install) itself. You may click on the “Confirm” button to continue blocking this infected file from being executed, or you may ignore this warning and launch this file.

Malicious item blocked by Plumbytes AntiMalware

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