‘Wichtig: Sie könnten Spyware oder Adware haben’ virus

Wichtig: Sie könnten Spyware oder Adware haben‘ is a scam currently infecting many PCs in Germany, Austria and possibly some other German-speaking countries. The purpose of this scam is to persuade users that their PCs are infected with malware. Then later on users will be instruct to call a special number where the crooks will tell users to pay money in favor of their fraudulent services.

'Wichtig: Sie könnten Spyware oder Adware haben' virus

The pop-up as ‘Wichtig: Sie könnten Spyware oder Adware haben‘ says the following scary alert:

This site says
Wichtig: Sie könnten Spyware oder Adware haben
Bitte rufen Sie (844) 669-5374 an um jegliche Schaden an Ihrem Computer oder zu verhindern oder zu beseitigen.
Die folgenden Informationen könnten gefährdet sein:
Kreditkarteninformationen
Kontopassworter
Facebook, AIM und Skype Chatverläufe
Chatverläufe von Instant Messenger wie AIM, Skype etc.
Private Fotos und Dateien
Webcam-Privatsphäre
Bitten rufen sie (844) 669-5374 so schnell wie möglich an.
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One again, this is a brutal scam. Hackers simply want to get access over your PC and will attempt to make you believe that your computer is in a horrible condition. Afterwards, users will be told to make payments in favor of the crooks who stand behind this fake alert. Most likely these pop-ups are caused by adware in your computer. We suggest that you scan your computer with a reliable malware removal tool, such as Plumbytes Anti-Malware.


Software to get rid of ‘Wichtig: Sie könnten Spyware oder Adware haben’ automatically.

Adware removal tool

Important milestones to delete adware automatically are as follows:

  1. Downloading and installing the program.
  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 Anti-Malware.
  5. Restarting your computer.

Detailed instructions to remove adware automatically.

  1. Download Plumbytes Anti-Malware through the download button above.
  2. Install the program and scan your computer with it.
  3. At the end of scan click “Apply” to remove all infections associated with ‘Wichtig: Sie könnten Spyware oder Adware haben’ scam:
  4. Plumbytes Anti-Malware Scan Completed - Apply actions

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

  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 Anti-Malware:


How to prevent your PC from being reinfected:

Plumbytes Anti-Malware 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 Anti-Malware. To enable the Real-Time Protection mode click on the “Protect” button and hit “Start” as explained below:

Enable protection by Plumbytes Anti-Malware

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 Anti-Malware

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