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Running Chrome under Windows 10 when a tab opened with "" in the URL. The screen displayed the following pop-up:
----------- says:
Error #268D3
Please call us immediately at: +1-866-681-0231
Do not ignore this critical alert.
If you close this page, your computer access will be disabled to prevent further damage to our network.
Your computer has alerted us that it has been infected with a virus and spyware. The following information has been stolen...
>Facebook Login
>Credit Card Details
>Email Account Login
>Photos stored on this computer
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 computer from being disabled.
Toll Free: +1-866-681-0231
Chrome was in an endless loop until I selected the "Prevent this page from creating additional dialogs" box in the pop-up.

The page displayed a decent representation of a Microsoft error page "Windows Has Been Blocked Due To Suspicious Activity!" "Call Microsoft at +1-866-681-0231"

Also an audio track repeated the dire warning.

A give-away is the "Authentication Required" dialog box asking for username and password to

Not sure how I ended up on the web page (
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