OpenCloud Security

OpenCloud Security Description


OpenCloud Security Screenshot 1According to the findings of SpywareRemove.com malware analysts, OpenCloud Security’s name actually is the opposite of its true functions, which include creating fake warning messages that warn you about infections that aren’t present, browser hijackers that block safe websites while redirecting you to dangerous ones and, of course, blocking genuine security products to prevent you from removing OpenCloud Security from your PC. However, suitable anti-malware products and standard removal techniques can help you shut down and delete OpenCloud Security, which should never be purchased, given the fraudulent nature of OpenCloud Security as well as the criminal history of the company that sells it.

OpenCloud Security is a clone of OpenCloud Antivirus and other rogue security products from the FakeScanti family such as Wolfram Antivirus, AV Security Essentials, AV Protection Online, AV Protection 2011, Home Security Solutions, Super AV 2013, AV Guard Online, Cloud Protection, Super AV, OpenCloud Antivirus, Internet Security Guard, BlueFlare Antivirus, Milestone Antivirus, Security Guard, OpenCloud AV, Cloud AV 2012, Rogue.Data Restore, Sphere Security 2012, Win 7 2012, AV Secure 2012, Sysinternals Antivirus, AV Protection 2012, Wireshark Antivirus, AV Security 2012, System Protection 2012, System Protection, Your PC Protector and Security Guard 2012.

Clearing Out OpenCloud Security’s Fake Virus Scarecrows


All of these rogue security products pretend to be unique and potent anti-virus and security tools, but none of them, including OpenCloud Security, have any of the features that they claim to possess. In fact, SpywareRemove.com malware researchers have found that OpenCloud Security uses a great deal of error messages that are entirely fraudulent in nature. OpenCloud Security will also fill its system scan results with a range of serious infection alerts, but these results can also be disregarded, since OpenCloud Security has no real system-scanning functionality that SpywareRemove.com malware researchers have been able to find.

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Opencloud Security offers itself for purchase at a price of $52.95 but when a victim of Opencloud Security purchases Opencloud Security, they are mysteriously charged a larger amount of $72.85. After purchased, Opencloud Security magically claims that all of the previously detected threats have been cleaned off of the computer. Basically, Opencloud Security attempts to run a complete scam on computer users not only by claiming the so-called infections have been cleaned off after purchase, but by charging a larger amount than stated for a bogus security program.

A sample of the Opencloud Security order conformation email:
Dear customer,

You have made a purchase at
OpenCloud Security
Upgrade to Lifetime License
Add OpenCloud Security Firewall Lifetime License

Amount: 72.85 USD.

What You May Need to Fight Through Before OpenCloud Security Can Be Vanquished


OpenCloud Security infections have also been found to cause other problems that are common for rogue security programs. Although these attacks may make it more difficult to delete OpenCloud Security, proper anti-malware strategies and software will still allow you to circumvent them and remove OpenCloud Security. The code ‘DB038748-B4659586-4A1071AF-32E768CD-36005B1B-F4520642-3000BF2A-04FC910B’ may also be used to fake an activation for OpenCloud Security, if necessary.
  • OpenCloud Security will exploit proxy server settings to hijack your browser, and may redirect you to dangerous websites, redirect you away from safe sites or simply shut down your ability to surf the web at all. SpywareRemove.com malware researchers have noted that you may often see the following error screen in the latter of these incidents:
    “Proxy server is refusing connections”
  • Security software may be blocked by OpenCloud Security, although disabling OpenCloud Security will let you regain access to software that was blocked. Renaming program files to generic names (such as ‘iexplore.exe’ or ‘explorer.exe’) may also dodge this attack in mild cases.

Above all else, until you’ve removed OpenCloud Security, be careful to avoid giving information or money to the criminals that market OpenCloud Security, since doing this will throw away your money for absolutely no gain.

OpenCloud Security Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)


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



Visual & GUI Characteristics


OpenCloud Security Screenshot 2OpenCloud Security Screenshot 3OpenCloud Security Screenshot 4OpenCloud Security Screenshot 5OpenCloud Security Screenshot 6OpenCloud Security Screenshot 7OpenCloud Security Screenshot 8

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.
  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name Detection Count
    1 %USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\csrss.exe 300
    2 %WINDIR%\SysWOW64\config\systemprofile\AppData\Roaming\OpenCloud Security\OpenCloud Security.exe 234
    3 %WINDIR%\system32\config\systemprofile\AppData\Roaming\OpenCloud Security\OpenCloud Security.exe 231
    4 %WINDIR%\system32\OpenCloud Security.exe 203
    5 %USERPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\OpenCloud Security 191
    6 %AppData%\OpenCloud Security 187
    7 %AppData%\ OpenCloud Security\ OpenCloud Security.exe 31
    8 %APPDATA%\ OpenCloud Security\ sysl32.dll 3
    9 %AppData%\OpenCloud Security\OpenCloud Security.ico N/A
    10 %AppData%\OpenCloud Security\wf.conf N/A
    11 %Programs%\Startup\csrss.exe N/A
    12 %StartMenu%\Programs\OpenCloud Security\ N/A
    13 %StartMenu%\Programs\OpenCloud Security\OpenCloud Security.lnk N/A
    14 %Temp%\csrss.exe N/A
    15 %UserProfile%\Desktop\OpenCloud Security.lnk N/A

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}HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings,ProxyServer = http=127.0.0.1:59232
  • The following CLSID's were detected:
    HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path} {19090308-636D-4e9b-A1CE-A647B6F794BF}HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{19090308-636D-4e9b-A1CE-A647B6F794BF}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{19090308-636D-4e9b-A1CE-A647B6F794BF}
Posted: September 3, 2011 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Detection Count: 26

9 Comments

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  • kevinortiz says:

    i have this program already i dont have to pay for it again cause i bough it for life

  • Neil says:

    This is a huge problem

  • Neil says:

    this is just a mess. Still cannot remove it on my own. Tried everything.

  • Steve Giles says:

    Attempted to activate OpenCloud Security before I knew it was a fake. It took me to a purchase page asking for the price exactly $52.95 and not $72.85. Luckily I did not purchase it. Attempted to remove it in Safe Mode but somehow it kept coming back. Finally tried the spyhunters scan and it immediately found OpenCloud Security. Registered and then removed it with no problem. It took a long time to find other infections my PC had probably from my friend using my PC for his porn activities. Folks, some advice: DO NOT LET YOUR FRIENDS USE YOUR PC or you will get a program like OpenCloud Security.

  • Bart Wilinoski says:

    Guys I just tried that SpyHunters Malware Scanner and it found that bull crap!!!!! Just paid for my copy and woola! The Stupid Opencloud Security no longer pops up anymore and my PC is running faster now from some other trojan crap it found. I would call your credit card co. immediately though like Reed said ma man. Those hacks have your card information now and are probably using it as we speak.

  • Damon says:

    Dude, you need to cancel your credit card ASAP. Don\’t let them re-charge you for that program because it is a fake. Didn\’t you read the description above?

  • Reed Miller says:

    OMG… does this mean if i purchased Opencloud they are going to charge my card again or just more??? i Need to know ASAP or i will have overdraft. Not cool. Can you remove opencloud? Does the malware scanner remove it for me because I have so had it with this opencloud security. It is garbage that i do not know how i got.

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