Friday, 19 October 2012
Win 8 Security System : An Another Fake Anti Malware Tool
A computer system can be called secured when no data transaction has taken place through any storage devices and other networks. But, it is quite absurd to isolate a system in this way. Now, you need to tap a huge range of information from the Internet. But, the internet is one of the vast sources of malicious websites that are designed to implant viruses on your system, with the purpose of compromising its security.
Now, a new threat, named as “Windows 8 Security system” has been discovered late in August. It is a fake antivirus / antimalware tool which is fake anti – spyware program form Rogue.FakeRean-Braviax family. It claims to detect infection and shows alerts to the users into purchasing protection.
This program is installed through web sites that display fictitious online anti-malware scanners that inform you about the virus infection on your computer and then give you an option to download and install the rogue. It is classified as a rogue because it displays fake security alerts, fake scan results, seize control your installed web browsers so that they display virus alerts, and utilizes other malware that attempt to hide the presence of the rogue.
During installation, Win 8 Security System will register itself in the Windows registry. So, it will run automatically every time when your computer is turned on. Moreover, Win 8 Security System is running, it will choke the Windows Task Manager and most antivirus and antispyware tools. Once it is installed, this fake anti – virus tool will copy a system scan and report the fake security alerts and warnings on fatal infections with all sorts of malicious software on your computer and it also recommends you to buy its full version to clean your computer.
Moreover, Win 8 Security System will hijack your browser, so it will show a fake warning page instead a site that you want to visit. Some of the messages you may see include:
Windows Desktop has been vanished with the virus!
Windows Shell has been recovered by Win 8 Security System. To prevent system damage click here for security scan.
Your computer is being attacked by an internet virus. It could be password-stealing attack, a trojan - dropper or similar.</div>
Attack from: <ip address>, port 3452
Do you want to protect your PC from the attack right now?
Virus Infection !
System Security was found to be compromised, Your computer is now infected. Attention, irreversible changes may occur. Private data may be stolen.
Click here now for an instant anti-virus scan.
Of course, all of these messages, alerts and warnings are a false and supposed to panic you into thinking regarding your computer in danger!
Win 8 Security System is extremely aggressive and hard to remove. It needs Online Antivirus Support to remove or uninstall this fake anti – virus tool from your computer. So, take help from experienced computer technicians to remove Win 8 Security System and any associated malware from your computer for free.
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