I've just done a malware test: what's this "Critical update!" really?
update-for-pc-512.com's DOWNWARE ReviewHere you go:
- Step 1: FakeAlerts, saying "WARNING! Current version of Adobe Flash Player is outdated! Your computer is vulnerable to malware. Update your Adobe Flash Player now."
- Step 2: A pop-up showed up without permission, warning "(Adobe Flash Player Update) Critical fix is ready to install. ..."
- Step 3: "You have chosen to open (save) adobe_flash_setup.exe... from update-for-pc-512.com"
- Step 4: "Setup... This will download the software on your computer. ... Step 1 of 4"
According to update-for-pc-512.com...
In addition to managing the download of your selected software, the download manager may show commercial offers. Additional software may include toolbars, browser add-ons, game applications, anti-virus applications, and other types of applications. You are not required to install any additional software to receive your selected software.Here's the VT file I got...
If a sponsored software offer, like for example a toolbar, will be offered, it might change the User’s home page, default search settings and 404-error traffic, in the event the User selects such options.
- SHA256: 945a8a6c04bfd381c7289a7553395287b99bbf64d9cc99399d9e6bce4ef4b6ab
- File name: adobe_flash_setup.exe
- Detection ratio: 9 / 54
- Publisher: OOO "Finans Servis"
- MD5: c429f7adb513e14794790065d620e65b