“You Have Won (1) Google Gift” Membership Rewards Scam – How to Remove It

This article has been created in order to explain what is the survey scam, pretending to come from Google Membership Rewards and how to remove the software causing these pop-ups to appear.

New reports have started to sum up showing a fake Google Membership Rewards program that detects the devices of victims and claims they have won a gift from Google. But, typical for all scams, the page demands victims to complete a survey before they get the reward, which is often from the likes of an expensive smartphone or another expensive device. Filling out the survey may bring a ton of problems on the computers ad even slither more unwanted software on the victim’s PC. If you see the Google Membership Rewards web page, know that there is no such thing and it is likely caused by adware residing on your computer which you can remove if you keep reading this article.

Threat Summary

NameGoogle Membership Rewards scam
TypeRansomware, Cryptovirus
Short DescriptionTricks victims into filling out fake surveys with the main purpose of getting them to enter their personal details in those surveys.
SymptomsYou start to receive pop-ups and browser redirects to fake web pages that claim that you have been randomly selected as a part of the Google Customer Reward Program to win a prize after completing a survey.
Distribution MethodBundled downloads. Web pages which may advertise it.
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Google Membership Rewards Pop-ups – How They Start to Appear

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