Published Oct 18, 2016|Updated Apr 12, 2017

SupportScam:MSIL/Hicurdismos.A

Severe |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: No associated aliases

Summary

Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.

This SupportScam malware pretends to be a Microsoft Security Essentials installer and renders fake a Windows error message (commonly called a blue screen of death, or BSoD) to launch a technical support scam.

For more help on how to spot and stop this threat: 

Read: Tech support scams persist with increasingly crafty techniques 

This threat can arrive on your PC as part of a software bundle.

 

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