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Beware of security.youvigilant.com - It is a Malicious Website

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Beware of security.youvigilant.com - It is a Malicious Website

Scammers are using the malicious website: security.youvigilant.com, to display fake computer virus infection warnings or alerts like the one below, in order to frighten visitors into calling the bogus technical support numbers like "1-412-203-3171" for help. But, once potential victims call the fake technical support telephone number (1.412.203.3171), a person or an automated Interactive Voice Response system will request their personal information, financial information, or online account credentials (usernames and passwords). If requested information is entered, it will be sent to cybercriminals, who will use it to rip-off their victims.

Therefore, online users are advised not visit the malicious website: "security.youvigilant.com," follow the instructions on it, or believe the fake messages that are displayed it.

The following fake message is what the malicious website displays to visitors, in an attempt to trick them in calling a technical support number:

Your computer has been locked

RDNINahLover.wormI055BCCAC9FEC Infection

Call Technical Support Immediately at (Toll Free) +1-412-203-3171

The following data will be compromised if you continue:

1. Passwords

2. Browser History

3. Credit Card Information

This virus is well known for complete identity and credit card theft. Further-action through this computer or any computer on the network will reveal private information and involve serious risks.

Call Technical Support Immediately at (Toll Free) +1-412-203-3171

Online users who have already visitor the malicious website and are unable to exit it, should close their web browsers, or use Task Manager ( ALT-CTRL-DEL) on computers running Microsoft Windows, to terminate or kill their web browsers.

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