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Scam Alert: and

March 9, 2013

A Mozilla Firefox user reported popup ads from (
Another Mozilla Firefox user also reported the popup ads from (

Both links now show 404 not found, but not before we managed to grab a screenshot. It says:


WARNING! Your Flash Player may be out of date. Please update to continue


The site is also telling user:

Please Install Flash Player Pro to Continue

Remember folks, there is no such thing as “Flash Player Pro”.

The links on both “REMIND ME LATER” and “INSTALL” point to:

By clicking either button, an executable file will be downloaded.


A user sent us a note that similar popups from were found (


The “Install Now” link also points to


It seems that both (whois info) and (whois info) are registered by the same individual through GoDaddy on the same day (Feb 20, 2013).

The domain (whois info) is also registered through GoDaddy one week earlier (Feb 14, 2013).

By clicking the “Install Now” button, an executable file will be downloaded.


It is pretty obvious the individuals behind the domain names mentioned above are unscrupulous. Do not blindly download some programs just because a popup told you so.

To update Flash Player, download it direct from Adobe.

2 Comments leave one →
  1. Melissa permalink
    April 22, 2013 7:16 pm

    How do we get it off our computer if it has been downloaded? I think my kids did it and I don’t know how to get it off.

    • April 27, 2013 4:11 am


      Did your kids install the program after they downloaded it?

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