If you receive a pop-up message stating your computer has a problem (e.g., virus, your computer is infected, FakeAV, etc.) and you need to “call Tech Support Immediately,” please do not respond. These are bogus malicious social engineering attempts.
These pop-ups often occur as a result of browsing legitimate websites, compromised with malware, which install these unwanted pop-ups.
WHAT TO DO: Do NOT call phone numbers provided in a pop-up displayed on your computer or respond to these notifications in any way.
Close the pop-up by clicking on the small “x” which is usually in the upper right corner of the pop-up. Do not click on the “OK” button, as it may install more malware.