What means The system is severely damaged, Found (4) Virus! message?

Some users report that they face the new virus, which locks every new tab on Internet browsers by pop up ‘Found (4) Virus Scam’. As well as other scam viruses Found (4) Virus Scam shows nonexistent troubles with user’s PC, MacBook or iPhone and persuades users to spend money on ambiguous solutions, for example for ‘fixing’ tools. These tools 4 virus scam has the following text:

The system is severely damaged, found (4) virus!
We have discovered that it is a corrupted OPERATING system 37,2% and contains (4) viruses.
If you do not remove the virus right now, this can damage system files, data, applications, etc.
You need to do (step by step)
Step 1. press the button Download and load for free now!
Step 2. Select and open the application to restore The systems!

remove Found (4) Virus Scam

In result, users can’t use internet browsers, because every new tab is locked by SCAM. Besides, the virus can redirect Google Chrome, Safari, Mozilla Firefox to different sites with malware. We think you should remove Found (4) Virus Scam from your device completely.

How Scam gets on your device?

Attention Infected Operating System (4) Viruses

Found (4) Virus Scam usually implement users devices with mobile apps, executable files, browser extensions or by others freeware software. The best way to prevent infiltration is to check all installation processes of every software, that you are installing on your device. But if you already face the pop up like on the picture below, we recommend to remove Found (4) Virus Scam as soon as possible. Please use our instructions to get rid of virus.

How to remove ‘Found (4) Virus Scam’ and other scam viruses from your Mac, PC or iPhone?

The easiest and modern way of removing pop-ups, trojans, ransomware or other viruses is to use automatic removal tools. See our Anti-malware tools below for further instructions.

Recommended Anti-malware tools:

Try SpyHunter

SpyHunter is a powerful tool that is able to keep your Windows clean. It would automatically search out and delete all elements related to malware. It is not only the easiest way to eliminate malware but also the safest and most assuring one. The full version of SpyHunter costs $42 (you get 6 months of subscription). By clicking the button, you agree to EULA and Privacy Policy. Downloading will start automatically.

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Also, you can try to remove Found (4) Virus Scam virus manually. For uninstalling Found (4) Virus Scam remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and registry keys.

Step 1: Remove pop up from Mac

Pop up may not have app associated with it in Application. However, we recommend you to inspect the list of installed applications and remove unknown or suspicious ones.

Mac OSX:

  1. Check all apps on your device, find malware apps(their names ussually are simmilar with scam name)
  2. Open Finder
  3. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
  4. If you see Uninstall pop up or pop up Uninstaller, double-click it and follow instructions
  5. Drag unwanted application from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Mac OSX

appcleanerTo remove leftover items of unwanted application on Mac we recommend you to use AppCleaner. Just drag application you want to remove to AppCleaner window and it will search for residual data on your hard drive. This will save space of your memory and will help to remove stubborn applications from Mac systems.

After that remove pop up from your browser.

iPhone/iPad iOS:

If you get a pop-up, close it. Don’t “like” it, and don’t open it, to prevent more malware infiltration into your phone. Certain third-party download sites might include programs that you don’t want with the software that you install.

    remove popup from ios
  1. Check all apps on your device, find malware apps(their names ussually are simmilar with scam name)
  2. Touch and hold the app until it jiggles
  3. Tap cross in the upper-left corner of the app
  4. Tap Delete

Step 2: Remove pop up from browsers


  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find Pop up.
  5. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Safari.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find apps related with scam.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose pop up related apps.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Information provided by Tim Kas

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