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Web Page That Ransoms Your Computer, Blares a Horn, But Does Not Lock Computer


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#1 aninkling

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Posted 29 February 2016 - 03:23 PM

Has anyone seen this web page:?  (From the chrome history page)

 

The website generating the Security error is a1.helpcustomeronline.com.  I found it is located on a godaddy server in scottsdale, az.  ip is 166.62.97.136.
<div class="visit-entry" style="background-image: -webkit-image-set(url(&quot;chrome://favicon/size/16@1x/http://a1.helpcustomeronline.com/cw6h6-x2200541287-oo0017/index.html&quot;) 1x, url(&quot;chrome://favicon/size/16@2x/http://a1.helpcustomeronline.com/cw6h6-x2200541287-oo0017/index.html&quot;) 2x);"><div class="title"><a href="http://a1.helpcustomeronline.com/cw6h6-x2200541287-oo0017/index.html" id="id-0" target="_top" title="*** Security Error Code 0x80070424" focus-type="title" tabindex="0">*** Security Error Code 0x80070424</a></div><div class="domain">a1.helpcustomeronline.com</div></div>
 
I don't have a picture because they got it on their computer and I was busy stopping it.  It wasn't hard to stop.  I stopped the google chrome process using task manager and then cleaned out the cache and history.   Malwarebytes found nothing. But there is no info that this is a bad site.  
 

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#2 rpbtf

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Posted 02 March 2016 - 04:35 PM

Hello,

please check these scan results:

https://sitecheck.sucuri.net/results/a1.helpcustomeronline.com

https://safeweb.norton.com/report/show?url=a1.helpcustomeronline.com

The website is probably empty now.

 

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