“Remote Attack Alert!” Popup - How To Remove?

Type: Adware

If you encounter the following popup, do not assume it is real, for it is merely a fake alert displayed by the equally fake anti-virus program AVCare:

“Remote Attack Alert! Unknown host tries to establish connection to your PC using restricted ports. This may be internet virus or other type of malicious or spyware program. If antivirus protection is disabled your computer remains vulnerable to different types of network attacks such as…”

Much like any other rogue, AVCare makes use of such misleading advertising to trick users into purchasing it’s so-called “licensed version”. Do NOT trust it and remove AVCare immediatelly upon detection.

Automatic "Remote Attack Alert!" popup removal tools

Note: Reimage trial provides detection of parasites and assists in their removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.  We might be affiliated with some of these programs. Full information is available in disclosure

Manual removal


Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove "Remote Attack Alert!" popup, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Reimage or other tools found on 2-viruses.com.


About the author

I am an attentive virus researcher. My interests include discussions about deceptive online content and rogue software applications. All of our goal is to minimize the risks that many people encounter during browsing and help them figure out the main hints that might indicate that a program or a website is of a fraudulent nature.

July 16, 2009 22:59, July 26, 2009 22:59

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