7 reasons for popup messages related to zeus virus detected

Several users receiving alerts on their computers about zeus virus detections.

Zeus, ZeuS, or Zbot is a Trojan horse malware package that runs on versions of Microsoft Windows. While it can be used to carry out many malicious and criminal tasks, it is often used to steal banking information by man-in-the-browser keystroke logging and form grabbing.

Message shown by Zeus Virus!

Your Hard drive will be DELETED if you close this page. You have a ZEUS virus! Please call Support Now!.

If your computer is constantly being redirected to sites that display a “Windows Detected ZEUS Virus” alert, asking you to call a support number to fix it, then it is possible that you have adware program installed on your computer.

The bogus “Windows Detected ZEUS Virus” alert is shown in such a way as to trick the user into thinking their computer has crashed or that a virus has been detected on the computer. It does this to try and scare the infected user into calling one of the listed numbers in order to receive support. In reality, though, they will only be greeted with people who are trying to sell them unneeded support contracts and services.

The scammer will typically attempt to get the victim to allow remote access to their computer. After remote access is gained, the scammer relies on confidence tricks typically involving utilities built into Windows and other software in order to gain the victim’s trust to pay for the supposed “support” services, when the scammer actually steals the victim’s credit card account information.

However, we have a solution for you to keep your computer secure and safe. We need to understand the history of your computer:

  1. since how long are you facing this issue.

 

  1. If you have installed any third party programs recently on your computer.

 

  1. Did you try any repair or restore methods.

 

Since this is a data file which has been downloaded , a system restore cannot help you deleting this virus. We can atleast secure your data and can fix the virus issues with a manual troubleshooting method.

 

We apologize there are no automated tools to help you detecting this virus. Please reply this email or join us on chat using http://www.microsoftliveassist.com