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Malware Protection

Malware Protection virus - how to remove?

What is Malware Protection?

Malware Protection is a screen locker Trojan that is distributed using various misleading methods. The executable files of this Trojan are mostly disguised as svchost.exe files. When executed, this Trojan will block your screen and you will be unable to use your computer. Cyber criminals use this Trojan to steal money from you; the message within Malware Protection reports that your computer has been infected with a polymorphic virus and that only Malware Protection can help to remove it. To unblock your computer, you are asked to send money via MoneyPak, Paysafecard, or a Ukash code ($300 or 300 euros).

Best Virus Protection virus

How to remove "Best Virus Protection" virus ?

What is Best Virus Protection?

Best Virus Protection is a rogue antivirus program that attempts to imitate a legitimate computer security program. This fake program is derived from the same family of rogue software as Antimalware PC Safety, Strong Malware Defender, and many others. Best Virus Protection is a fake program that is distributed by Internet criminals who use various misleading methods to install their bogus programs on as many computers as possible. Like its previous versions, Best Virus Protection uses the interface of a legitimate security program called Microsoft Security Essentials to trick you into believing that it is a genuine security program.

Antimalware PC Safety

Antimalware PC Safety virus - how to eliminate?

What is Antimalware PC Safety?

Antimalware PC Safety is a fake antivirus program derived from the same family of rogue security scanners as Smart Antimalware Protection, AV Security Essentials, and many others. Like its previous versions, Antimalware PC Safety imitates a legitimate security program called Microsoft Security Essentials. Whilst Microsoft's program is free, however, Antimalware PC Safety encourages you to purchase a license to remove the 'detected' threats.

Smart Protection 2012

Smart Protection 2012 virus - how to remove?

What is Smart Protection 2012?

Smart Protection 2012 is a rogue computer security program derived from the same family of misleading programs as Security Sphere 2012, Personal Shield Pro, Total Security, and many others. Internet criminals designed this program to scare unsuspecting computer users into purchasing a fake license for Smart Protection 2012. This bogus program is distributed through Trojans, fake online security scanners, and fake program updates. To prevent your computer from being infected with rogue programs such as Smart Protection 2012, you should always use an updated legitimate antivirus/anti-spyware program. When this fake program self-installs, it will start automatically each time you boot your computer and you will then be presented with a computer security scan.

Security Scanner virus

Security Scanner virus - how to eliminate?

What is Security Scanner?

Security Scanner is fake computer antivirus program and a variant of its previous version called Security Shield. Like its predecessor, Security Scanner is distributed using misleading methods such as fake online security scans, Trojans, fake program updates, etc. When Security Scanner self-installs on your computer, it modifies your operating system to block most functions. This makes the removal process of Security Scanner more complicated - you will be unable to access the Internet and Security Scanner blocks the execution of legitimate Windows Programs. Each time you boot your computer, Security Scanner starts and you will be forced to observe a fake security scan performed by this program.

Home Malware Cleaner

Home Malware Cleaner virus - how to eliminate?

What is Home Malware Cleaner?

Home Malware Cleaner is a recently discovered fake antivirus program similar to its previous versions: Antivirus Smart Protection, AV Security Essentials, etc. Home Malware Cleaner is distributed via various Internet sources, mainly to steal money from the credit card accounts of unsuspecting computer users. Internet criminals attempted to make Home Malware Cleaner as authentic as possible by using the interface of a legitimate antivirus program called Microsoft Security Essentials - you should not mistake these two programs. The security suite from Microsoft is free and legitimate, whereas Home Malware Cleaner attempts to sell a license that is useless.

Strong Malware Defender

Strong Malware Defender virus uninstall guide

What is Strong Malware Defender?

Strong Malware Defender is a misleading program derived from a family of rogue applications such as AV Security Essentials, Smart Antimalware Protection, Antivirus Smart Protection, and many others. Internet criminals use a similar interface to Microsoft Security Essentials (a legitimate free antivirus program) for their latest rogue program called Strong Malware Defender. This rogue security scanner is proliferated by large malware networks operated by Internet criminals. Their attacks include various methods of computer infection such as misleading website creation, search engine result poisoning, spam campaigns, etc. Do not mistake Strong Malware Defender for a legitimate security program - it is useless software created with the intention of selling you a fake license. When Strong Malware Defender infects your computer, it instantly starts an imaginary security scan, and in this way, attempts to scare you into believing that your computer has serious security issues and that this rogue program is the only method possible to remove them.

System Check virus

System Check virus - How to remove?

What is System Check?

System Check is a misleading program that hides desktop icons and start menu items in order to scare computer users in believing that their computer hardware has malfunctioned. The program differs from typical fake antivirus software, since it employs different tactics to scare computer users. While a typical rogue anti-spyware program scans your computer for security threats and then displays a fake detection list, System Check mimics a scan of your hard drive and then generates fake warning messages reporting that your computer hardware has malfunctioned and you could potentially lose your data. System Check is a fake computer program. This rogue scanner is a copy of previous versions: System Fix, Data Restore, System Recovery, and many others.

Antivirus Protection 2012

Antivirus Protection 2012 - How to remove?

What is Antivirus Protection 2012?

Antivirus protection is a misleading program that attempts to mimic a legitimate computer security program. This rogue program self-installs on your computer without permission, and then creates random files on your hard drive, supposedly 'detecting' them as being infected with spyware/malware. Do not trust this program - it bears no relation to a real security suite.

AV Security Essentials

AV Security Essentials virus uninstall information

What is AV Security Essentials?

AV Security Essentials is an example of a cleverly-designed scam. This fake antivirus program is derived from a family of misleading applications that includes Malware Protection Center, Antivirus Smart Protection, Smart Antimalware Protection, and many others. As with these other versions, Internet criminals mimic the interface of the legitimate security program, Microsoft Security Essentials, in their latest fake program called AV Security Essentials. Like its predecessors, AV Security Essentials bears no relation to genuine security scanners and the program merely imitates the processes involved in removing spyware and malware infections from your computer.


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