Internet Defender Description
The Internet Defender infection is just a clone of older known rogue security program like Security Defender and Antimalware Defender. Internet Defender may be distributed by freeware sites, but is more often downloaded by Trojans who will disregard the system user’s wishes to accomplish this. Internet Defender will issue worthless warnings and scan results indicating system problems and infections that don’t exist, using these as an excuse to redirect you to the rogue product’s website. Never give the criminals behind this rogue anti-virus infection any of your information or money, and try to delete Internet Defender immediately if you value the safety of your computer at all.
Not Original, but Fairly Effective
The behavior of Internet Defender is more or less the same as that of other slightly older rogue programs, making Internet Defender a clone that exhibits only superficial differences in the name and visible interface. The first sign of Internet Defender being an unwanted presence instead of useful software comes from its typical installation method, which is through a Trojan infection. The Trojan will usually begin by offering a message similar to this one:
“Antimalware security update for Windows XP (KB961118)”
Afterwards, regardless of the actions of the user, the Trojan will attempt to install Internet Defender.
Ignore Internet Defender’s Frantic Red Flags
Internet Defender will usually run a scan whenever you reboot your computer, and may prompt to scan at other times. Scanning results will always turn up multiple unremovable fake infections. After instilling the appropriate amount of fear in the user, Internet Defender then redirects him or her towards its own malicious website. Avoiding interaction with this site is very important, since it can drop other malware on your computer and will abuse any information or money given to it to the highest degree of illegality.
Internet Defender may also spill out convincing-looking error messages from time to time. Extra care should be given towards telling Internet Defender false alerts from real ones, since all of Internet Defender’s errors are inaccurate ones only meant to frighten you.
Only by preventing Internet Defender from running and then deleting it wholly from your system can you be freed from the threats Internet Defender produces. Don’t wait too long, since Internet Defender may open your computer up to other threats that can make proper anti-malware tactics harder to implement.
Internet Defender Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)
Is your PC infected with Internet Defender? To safely & quickly detect Internet Defender, we highly recommend you run the malware scanner listed below.
Download SpyHunter's* Malware Scanner to detect Internet Defender What happens if Internet Defender does not let you open SpyHunter or blocks the Internet?
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.
- The following files were created in the system:
# File Name Detection Count 1 %APPDATA%\ 2283880F-EF87-4aac-8EBD-C9BCC8494AF5_46.avi 895 2 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ da2d514b-a99c-4053-9665-263275e5cb51_34.avi 49 3 %APPDATA%\ bc6ecdd7-c682-4100-b41d-856ce72e81af_44.avi 1,070
Posted: February 23, 2011 | By SpywareRemove
Threat Level: 10/10
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