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Fake and Malicious Media Player Update Advertisements

If you are browsing the internet and come across any advertisements asking you to update or upgrade your media player, please do not click on them. These are fake advertisements that will attempt to trick you into downloading malicious and Potentially Unwanted Programs.
Fake and Malicious Media Player Update Advertisements
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Fake and Malicious Media Player Update Advertisements

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Fake and Malicious Media Player Update Advertisements

If you are browsing the internet and come across any advertisements asking you to update or upgrade your media player, please do not click on them. These are fake advertisements that will attempt to trick you into downloading malicious and Potentially Unwanted Programs.

Please continue reading below.

Potentially Unwanted Programs or PUPs are similar to viruses, spywares and other malwares, but unlike these malicious programs, these Potentially Unwanted Programs are given permission to be installed by a user.

After installing and determining the true purpose of these programs, the user will then try to remove them after his/her computer starts to slow down and display annoying popup advertisements.

Here is a list of these fake advertisements that you should look out for:

Your system doesn't support this video file. Click here to get the plugin

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Media Player Update:  This content requires Media Player 12.7. Would you like to install it now?

Media Player Update:  This content requires Media Player 12.7. Would you like to install it now?

You need to update your version of media player

Media Player Update

This content requires Media Player 12.7. Would you like to install it now?

 

HD Player is missing: Install Best HD TV Player  Ad

HD Player is missing: Install Best HD TV Player 

To remove PUPs from your computer, you may use the two very effective PUPs removal software listed below:

You may also see fake advertisements asking you to upgrade or update your Flash player. Click here to read more.

Remember to leave your comment and read the ones made by others below. And, please report malicious, phishing or scam email messages, social media posts and websites to us. You may click here to contact us, or forward the email messages to: info@onlinethreatalerts.com .

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