Security Shield

Security Shield Description


ScreenshotOur malware experts have dug into Security Shield and found that it contains no ability to remove viruses and protect you from malware or any of the other functions that it markets. However, Security Shield has shown a marked proclivity towards traditional rogue security program tactics, including presenting itself as a free product while attempting to steal money by forcing you to register it. Since Security Shield hasn’t even a drop of positive features, you should immediately uninstall Security Shield with a genuine security program to protect your computer and your wallet.

The Emptiness Behind Security Shield’s Shiny Marketing


As far as rogue security products go, Security Shield has an exceptionally resilient and multifaceted marketing scheme. You’ll find glowing references to Security Shield on social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, as well as scattered throughout the web in general software storehouse sites. Security Shield claims to be able to perform a multitude of unrelated PC security and maintenance functions, but this isn’t terribly surprising, since, although it would be difficult to program a product that had such functions, it’s a cinch to market functions that aren’t present in the first place! Despite Security Shield’s various claims and the persistently positive marketing veneer that it hides behind, Security Shield isn’t capable of performing even one of the functions that it advertises.

Don’t Let Security Shield’s Fancy Image Seduce You into Giving Away Your Wallet


Like other forms of scamware from the WinWeb Security family, Security Shield’s only real purpose is to steal money and credit card information.
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You should, therefore, avoid giving away either of these in your attempts to remove Security Shield and stop any of the many problems that it may cause while on your computer. Security Shield hasn’t been linked directly to older scamware like Dream Scan Soft, Total Security, AntiSpyware Pro 2009, Antiviral Factory 2013, Smart Protection 2012, Advanced Security Tool 2010, Antivirus Defence, System Adware Scanner 2010, AVASoft Antivirus Professional, System Progressive Protection, Disk Antivirus Professional, Windows Secure Kit 2012, Antivirus Security 2013, Windows Attacks Preventor, Antivirus Security Pro, Security Tool, System Tool 2011, System Security 2012, System Care Antivirus, Rogue.System Doctor 2014, Security Monitor 2012, Antivirus System, Security Shield 2012, Sinergia Cleaner, Microsoft Antivirus 2013, Winweb Security, Security Shield/Scanner, Live Essential Platinum, Antivirus Security Pro 2013, Futurro Antivirus, Smart Fortress 2012, Live Security Professional, Advanced PC Shield 2012, Antivirus Security Pro 2014, System Security, Live Security Platinum, Windows Secure Kit 2011, Security Sphere 2012, Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection, MS Removal Tool, Attentive Antivirus, Windows Ultra-Antivirus, Smart Guard Protection, Total Security 2009 and Antivirus Center.

Typical rogue security program dangers that Security Shield variants may incorporate include:
  • Creating fake error messages or infection warnings at random opportunities.
  • Blocking programs, such as anti-virus scanners, Notepad or Task Manager, under the fiction that they’ve been infected or damaged.
  • Hijacking your web browser to redirect you to one of Security Shield’s websites, as noted earlier.
  • Setting your web browser’s homepage to a Security Shield website and refusing to let you change it back.
  • Constant requests for you to spend money on Security Shield to fix any or all of the above problems.

However, there’s no need to pay Security Shield’s rather expensive price to delete it; instead, you can delete Security Shield with any sufficiently-competent anti-malware program.

Security Shield Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)


Is your PC infected with Security Shield? To safely & quickly detect Security Shield we highly recommend you run the malware scanner listed below.




Technical Details

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.

Registry Modifications

Tutorial: To edit and delete registry entries manually, read the tutorial on how to remove malicious registry entries.

Tip & Warning: Editing and removing the wrong registry keys can severely damage your PC, so remember to backup your Windows Registry! To optimize your Windows Registry and speed up your PC, download RegHunter's registry cleaner.
  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce "[RANDOM CHARACTERS]"

Additional Information

  • The following messages's were detected:
    # Message
    1Security Shield
    "cmd.exe" is infected with "Worm.Win32.Autorun.bnb". Do you want to register your copy and remove all threats now?
    2Security Shield
    Security Shield Firewall Alert
    Security Shield has prevented a program from accessing the internet.
    "iexplore.exe" is infected "Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Agent". This worm has to tried to use "iexplore.exe" to connect to remove host and send your credit card information
    3Security Shield Warning
    Intercepting malicious software that may violate your privacy and harm your computer has been detected. Click here to remove now with Security Shield.
    4Security Shield Warning
    Some of the important system files on your PC were modified by malicious software. It may cause system crashes and data losses.
    Click here to prevent non-authorized changes and remove threats (Recommended)
    5Security Shield Warning
    Spyware.IEMonster activity detected. This form of spyware attempts to steal passwords from Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Outlook and other commonly used programs. Click here to immediately remove it with Security Shield.

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