April 27, 2011

Microsoft Security Center 2011.

Microsoft Security Center 2011 uses the name of Microsoft Corp to make an image of a legitimate tool.

However, the name doesn’t make Microsoft Security Center 2011 legitimate or related to computer protection. The application is a fraud targeting money.
Microsoft Security Center 2011 spreads via trojans and fraudulent websites. Once it gets on a computer, it starts loading pop-ups and it demands paying for a licensed version. It’s easy to mistake Microsoft Security Center 2011 for a real deal as it looks like part of Windows Operating system. Avoid the trap and remove the fake Microsoft Security Center 2011 as soon as it appears on your screen.

Once Microsoft Security Center 2011 is installed on the computer, it will start automatically when Windows boot. Then Microsoft Security Center 2011 will do a fake scan on the computer and will definitely scare the user with pop ups which shows that the computer has been infected by a lot of malwares. Microsoft Security Center 2011 will repeatedly shows the pop ups to urge the user to purchase the full version of Microsoft Security Center 2011 so that to remove all the threats. However, Microsoft Security Center 2011 cannot detect and remove any kind of virus, malware and trojan.


Kill malicious Processes from Task Manager:
  • [random].exe
Location of the infection:
  1. %UserProfile%\Application Data\[random]\
  2. %UserProfile%\Application Data\[random]\.[random].exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce "[random]" 
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\msseces.exe "Debugger" = 'svchost.exe'
Although it is possible to manually remove Microsoft Security Center 2011, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend  malware and spyware removal applications.

After removing all these files, restart your computer and the issue will be fixed. And don’t forget to do update your Security Software, check the Firewall Settings and the Operating System and finally do a full system scan with the Security Software.


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