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Internet Security Essentials

Internet Security Essentials - How to remove?

What is Internet Security Essentials?

Internet Security Essentials is a rogue anti-spyware program, which comes from a family of misleading applications called ‘Fake.Vimes’. It will report various fake infections and encourage you to purchase a fake license to eliminate these threats. Ignore the warning messages, they are fake. Imitated security scans are run and security warning messages are displayed only to fool you. Do not buy this program, it is a scam. You will lose your money and your PC will remain infected. If you have already bought this fake program, you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. This fake scanner is distributed through infected websites.

   
AntiVira Av

AntiVira Av removal information

What is AntiVira Av?

AntiVira Av is malicious software created by Internet criminals with the purpose of tricking computer users into purchasing a license key to remove ‘security threats’ which do not actually exist. This program generates a list of critical risk security infections and then coerces users into buying a license to remove them. This fake program is designed to steal money from your bank account. It hijacks your Internet browser and blocks legitimate Windows applications. This software is a scam, completely useless, and should be removed from your computer immediately.

   
Fake AVG Antivirus 2011

Fake AVG Antivirus 2011 - How to remove?

Do not confuse this bogus version with legitimate AVG Antivirus 2011 software. The creators of this rogue program use the AVG name and design an interface similar to the real program in order to fool people into buying a fake license. Furthermore, this software will report that your computer is infected with various viruses. It displays fake warning messages and configures itself to start automatically on system start-up. This software also hijacks popular browsers such as Explorer, Chrome, Mozilla, and Firefox. The sole purpose of this program is to empty your bank account.

   
Antivirus .NET

Antivirus .NET - How to remove?

What is Antivirus .NET?

This rogue program is derived from the same family as Antivirus Action and Antivirus Scan. This fake software is distributed through various Trojans, and when installed on your computer, the fake scanner will block legitimate programs. The creators of this rogue program also use other methods to propagate it, so be careful when using Facebook, Twitter, and opening attachments within your emails. When installed on your computer, it starts automatically on each Windows start-up and displays various security warnings to trick people into purchasing a full version.

   
PC Security 2011

PC Security 2011 - How to remove it?

What is PC Security 2011?

Programs such as PC Security 2011 are designed to scare people into purchasing a license. If you fall for this trick, your banking information could be at risk. Therefore, if you have already bought this fake security program, contact your credit card company and explain that you have been tricked into buying a fake antivirus program. PC Security 2011 is programmed to launch on each system start up. It will then perform a computer security scan and inform you that your computer is at risk and the only way to fix your computer problems is to buy a full version of this fake scanner.

   
Antivirus System 2011

What is Antivirus System 2011 and how to remove it?

What is Antivirus System 2011?

This fake security program usually infiltrates computers using various Trojans (infected video codecs, etc.) After Antivirus System 2011 self-installs on your computer, it will attempt to scare you into purchasing a full version of the software. The program launches at each Windows start up and then performs a fake security scan. It will report that your computer is infected with various malware and spyware. These warnings, however, are fake and the program is created simply to trick people. Do not buy this program, it is a scam. If you have already purchased this fake security program, you should contact your credit card company and inform them that you have been tricked into doing so. Your credit card information could be stolen.

   
Palladium Pro

What is Palladium Pro and how to remove it?

What is Palladium Pro?

Palladium Pro is a fake antivirus program which is spread via Trojans. This infection is a copy of another fake antivirus program called ThinkPoint, and after installation, Palladium Pro will perform a fake system scan and report that your computer is infected. You will then be encouraged to purchase the ‘full’ version of this fake scanner. Do not purchase this program, it is a scam. If you have already purchased this fake security program, you should contact your credit card company and explain that you have been tricked into purchasing a fake antivirus program. Your banking information could be at risk and you should remove Palladium antivirus from your computer immediately. When your computer is infected with this rogue program, the chances of other viruses or spyware infecting your computer are increased.

   
Antivirus Pro 2010

How to remove Antivirus Pro 2010?

What is Antivirus Pro 2010?

This fake antivirus program is generally propagated by various Trojans and infected websites. After this program self-installs on your computer, it will configure to run automatically on each system start-up and will then perform a fake security scan and display various security warnings. Do not buy this program, it is a scam. This fake program is designed to trick people into purchasing a full version of the software. If you have already bought this fake security program, you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. Explain that you have been tricked into purchasing a fake antivirus program.

   
Antivirus Scan

What is Antivirus Scan and how to remove it?

What is Antivirus Scan?

Antivirus Scan is a malicious program that attempts to imitate a genuine security program. After installation, this fake antivirus software configures itself to run on each system start up. It then performs a fake security scan and reports that your computer is infected with various spyware, malware, and viruses. These security warnings are fake and this program is created to scare people into purchasing a full version of the software. The security scans are imitations only, and will not protect your computer.

   
Antivirus 8

Antivirus 8 - How to remove?

What is Antivirus 8?

This fake antivirus program will try to trick you into purchasing the full version by displaying various security warnings. This rogue program is mostly distributed through websites offering free security scans. These scans will report that your computer is infected and that you should download Antivirus 8 to clean your system. After infection, this fake scanner starts automatically on every system start up - performing a fake scan and instructing you to purchase a full version of the software to clean the ‘detected’ infections. Do not purchase this fake program, it is a scam.

   

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