No, your computer isn't infected

If you get a pop window / tab that looks like the following:

It's bullshit.

Just normal spam trying to get your contact details.

* YOUR MAC HAS BEEN BLOCKED *

Error # 9XW#X400

Please call us immediately at: +1-844-669-3961 Do not ignore this critical alert. If you close this page, your mac access will be disabled to prevent further damage to our network.

Your mac has alerted us that it has been infected with a virus and spyware. The following information is being stolen...

  • Facebook Login
  • Credit Card Details
  • Email Account Login
  • Photos stored on this mac

You must contact us immediately so that our engineers can walk you through the removal process over the phone. Please call us within the next 5 minutes to prevent your mac from being disabled.

Toll Free: +1-844-669-3961

So if you see this warning, you should:

  • ignore it
  • stop visiting shady websites :-)