Data Protection Description
Data Protection (DataProtection) is a rogue anti-spyware program designed to pilfer money from hapless Internet users. Data Protection will produce fake system scan results to scare the unwary computer user into purchasing useless software. DataProtection will not remove any alleged threats from your PC, because there really were none to begin with. Do not become another victim of a cyber scams and have DataProtection removed immediately.
Data Protection belongs to the FakeCog (CoreGuard) family, which includes members such as Digital Protection, AnVi, Coreguard Antivirus 2009, Defense Center, Dr Guard, Fraud.Defense Center, Malware Protection Center, Paladin Antivirus, PC Protection Center, PC Protection Center 2008, Protection Center, Protection System, User Protection and Your Protection.
Mal/TDSSPack-Q [Sophos]Medium Risk Malware [Prevx]W32/FakeAV.AM!genr [Norman]a variant of Win32/Kryptik.ENE [NOD32]Trojan:Win32/FakeCog [Microsoft]Generic FakeAlert.b [McAfee]Trojan.Win32.Tdss.becv [Kaspersky]Win32.GenHeur.Krypt [eSafe]Trojan.Fakealert.15575 [DrWeb]Heur.Suspicious [Comodo]
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Data Protection Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)
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File System Modifications
Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
Posted: May 7, 2010 | By SpywareRemove
Threat Level: 10/10
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Detection Count: 73