What is 1-800-283-5196
1-800-283-5196 is a troubling web domain that seems to be legitimate at a glance as it manages to attract users by showing useful notifications about the necessary downloads needed for their PC. But once clicking the suggested links may lead users redirect to nasty webpage that could drop potentially unwanted programs onto the attacked PC. Usually 1-800-283-5196 invades the PC when user unknowingly installs any bad browser extension or plug-in. Most commonly, 1-800-283-5196 appears as a pop-up that may ask user to update the java or flash player in order to have interrupted browsing session. But the real motive of 1-800-283-5196 is to collect browsing data of users silently from the background to help third party display attractive advertisements. This redirect virus can cause identity theft and financial loss if not removed in time.
|Virus Type||Browser Hijacker|
|Behavior||“1-800-283-5196” used to sponsor third party advertisements through showing pop-ups and sponsored links all over the browsersand and redirect the current page to unknown websites.|
|Risk Impacted||Performance degradation of system, Malware Attacks, Cyber Theft, Deliver of Fake error warnings, avoid visiting useful web address, Change of browser settings and adding up start-up codes to Registry Editor.|
|Applies on||All versions of Windows Operating System.|
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