System Smart Security Description
System Smart Security is a rogue security program that borrows the interface and attack techniques of similar rogue security programs. Rogue security programs in the System Smart Security family are known to create fake infection warnings and system errors, hijack web browsers and block applications and executable files. System Smart Security may look like a normal security program but is incapable of finding or removing threats from your computer. You should remove System Smart Security by using an anti-malware program, as soon as you can.
The Litany of System Smart Security’s Fake Alerts
System Smart Security and similar threats are distributed by Trojans that attack computers through browser security exploits. Other rogue security programs that are closely related to System Smart Security include Security Essentials, Internet Security, Internet Security 2011, Security Essentials 2011 and Internet Security 2010. These rogue security programs use a similar interface, and attack your PC in the same ways, although security software that can detect a System Smart Security clone may still be unable to detect System Smart Security.
After System Smart Security is installed, you’ll notice that System Smart Security runs whenever Windows starts. System Smart Security may even remain active as a memory process even if you try to shut System Smart Security down. This lets System Smart Security create pop-up errors like the following, whenever System Smart Security wants:
Continue working in unprotected mode is very dangerous. Viruses can damage your confidential data and work on your computer. Click here to protect your computer.
Security Essentials Ultimate Pack software detects programs that may compromise your privacy and harm your systems. It is highly recommended you scan your PC right now. Click here to start.
Your computer is being attacked from a remote machine !
Block Internet access to your computer to prevent system infection.
Critical System Warning! Your system is probably infected with a version of Trojan-Spy.HTML.Visafraud.a.
These fake alerts don’t detect real threats on your PC, since System Smart Security can only create false positives. Following their instructions may redirect you to malicious websites like System Smart Security’s homepage that attempt to steal your credit card information, or attack your PC with other threats.
Other System Smart Security Perils to Keep Your Eyes Peeled For
System Smart Security may also engage in other attacks in an attempt to fool you into believing that your PC is much more dysfunctional than it really is. The two primary and more serious System Smart Security attacks are:
- Browser hijacks that change your homepage, redirect you to harmful websites or block you from visiting helpful websites. Hijacks by System Smart Security may also create fake errors that make it look like a website is unsafe or use links that redirect you to malicious sites.
- System Smart Security may also block applications, most notably programs related to security or system maintenance. Windows Task Manager, MSConfig and similar default programs may be blocked, as well as well-known anti-virus scanners.
Removing System Smart Security will solve all of these issues, but improperly deleting System Smart Security can harm your Internet connectivity and other aspects of your PC. To remove System Smart Security with no side effects, consider using a good anti-malware program to scan your entire system once System Smart Security has been shut down.
System Smart Security Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)
Is your PC infected with System Smart Security? To safely & quickly detect System Smart Security, we highly recommend you run the malware scanner listed below.
Download SpyHunter's* Malware Scanner to detect System Smart Security What happens if System Smart Security does not let you open SpyHunter or blocks the Internet?
File System Modifications
- The following files were created in the system:
# File Name 1 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\ 2 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].dll 3 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe 4 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].mof 5 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].ocx 6 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\ 7 %UserProfile%\Application Data\System Smart Security\ 8 %UserProfile%\Application Data\System Smart Security\cookies.sqlite 9 %UserProfile%\Application Data\System Smart Security\Instructions.ini
Posted: June 7, 2011 | By SpywareRemove
Threat Level: 10/10
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