Google Critical Security Alert Virus Scam (Gmail)– How to Remove It

This article has been created in order to help you by explaining to you how to remove the Google Critical Security Alert scam which can be encountered on your Gmail.

The Google Critical Security Alert is a good system designed by google which is used to notify you every time there is a new login on your account from a new device. It can often confuse people who are using new devices to log in from, like their phone or even if they use a VPN or a proxy service to access Gmail securely. However, reports have started to add up that there is a fake message, which is the same as the original Google Critical Security Alert scam and this fake message may contain a virus after the victim clicks on Its button to check if their account is secure. If you are not sure whether the Google Critical Security Alert message is actual we recommend that you read this article in order to learn how to remove the Google Critical Security Alert from your computer.

Threat Summary

NameGoogle Critical Security Alert
Type Scam / Malware
Short DescriptionAims to trick victims to be redirected to a third-party web link which can infect their computer
SymptomsA message, claiming the computer of the victim has been compromised.
Distribution MethodVia e-mail messages that imitate the original Gmail Critical Security Alert, claiming that the a new and unfamiliar device has logged in to your Google account.
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