Comcast Cable Warning Alert

What is Comcast Cable Warning Alert?

Comcast Cable Warning Alert might look like a genuine warning from your computer, but our researchers are one hundred percent sure it is just another fake alert. Never forget a genuine message would never ask you to contact technical support via phone. Thus, if you see a pop-up with a toll-free telephone number, keep in in mind that calling it could result in talking with scammers and receiving a huge phone bill as the services may not be free at all. This is why we advise not to pay any attention to what is said on this fake pop-up and simply eliminate Comcast Cable Warning Alert as fast as possible. If you feel up to this task, you could follow the instructions placed a bit below this article. However, before scrolling down, you may want to read the text first since it could help you get to know this threat better.

Where does Comcast Cable Warning Alert come from?

There are a lot of ways one could encounter Comcast Cable Warning Alert. It might come as a redirect after clicking suspicious pop-up ads, although the research shows it is most likely the fictitious notification could be loaded by an adware application or a potentially unwanted program the user downloaded. If you have no idea which tool it might be you should check all recently installed programs. As to keep the system safe from threats alike in the future, you should just be more careful when picking applications to acquire. Plus, our researchers at say it is essential to stay away from unreliable advertising content or potentially malicious web pages.

How does Comcast Cable Warning Alert work?

In most cases, such fictitious pop-ups are displayed right after the user gets redirected to an untrustworthy website that might be made to look like it belongs to Microsoft. Probably, the hackers behind such threats expect users to be more convinced after seeing colors, logotypes, or other details used by Microsoft. On top of the website, the user should see Comcast Cable Warning Alert. According to our researchers the text on it may try to convince the user the system has been infected. More than that to make it look scarier the warning could say some hackers are stealing user’s “Financial Data,” “Facebook Logins,” “Credit Card Details,” etc. To stop these malicious activities, the notification should ask to contact “us immediately” via provided telephone number (+1 (866) 475-7161). In most cases, hackers pretend to be members of technical support.

Their proposed actions could depend on what they seek to gain. To be more accurate if the hackers wish to know your sensitive data like credit card details they might recommend buying tools said to be necessary for cleaning the system over the phone. On the other hand if they would like to gain access to your computer and actually plant viruses, Trojans, or other malicious applications on it they could ask you to reveal your password. Obviously, we would not recommend wasting your time or money (the call itself might be expensive) while talking with these scammers. The best reaction would be closing the browser showing the pop-up and making sure the threat responsible for Comcast Cable Warning Alert gets deleted.

How to erase Comcast Cable Warning Alert?

The fake notification may show up again if you leave the threat responsible for it installed. Therefore, we highly recommend finding and erasing it at once. You can do so with the help of your Control Panel; the process will be explained in detail at the end of this article. The second part of our deletion instructions will tell how to restore browser that showed Comcast Cable Warning Alert. If these tasks seem a bit complicated, do not forget you can install a legitimate antimalware tool instead and let it deal with the possible threats for you.

Remove the threat responsible for Comcast Cable Warning Alert

Windows XP/Windows Vista/Windows 7

  1. Navigate to Start menu.
  2. Access your Control Panel.
  3. Click either Uninstall a program or Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Select the unwanted application and select Uninstall.

Windows 8/Windows 10

  1. Tap Windows key+R.
  2. Insert Control Panel and press OK.
  3. Choose Uninstall a program.
  4. Mark the suspicious program and press Uninstall.

Restore your browser

Internet Explorer

  1. Press Alt+X.
  2. Select Internet Options.
  3. Open the Advanced tab.
  4. Click Reset and mark Delete personal settings.
  5. Press Reset again and click Close.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Press the Help icon.
  2. Select Troubleshooting information and click Refresh Firefox.
  3. Press Refresh Firefox once more.
  4. Click Finish.

Google Chrome

  1. Press Alt+F to select Settings.
  2. Slide down and click Advanced.
  3. Scroll down again to select Reset.
  4. Press Reset. 100% FREE spyware scan and
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