Smart Anti-Malware Protection

Smart Anti-Malware Protection Description


Smart Anti-Malware Protection Screenshot 1Smart Anti-Malware Protection may look and act like an anti-malware scanner, but scans and alerts from Smart Anti-Malware Protection can all be safely disregarded as inaccurate or, at the bare minimum, misleading. As a copy of other rogue anti-malware applications from its family, Smart Anti-Malware Protection doesn’t have anything new to offer your PC except for a new name with which Smart Anti-Malware Protection tries to steal your money. Because Smart Anti-Malware Protection may also block your legitimate security programs, create junk files that Smart Anti-Malware Protection falsely-labels as PC threats or even hijack your web browser, SpywareRemove.com malware researchers consider removing Smart Anti-Malware Protection ASAP and with good anti-malware software to be the truly ‘smart’ thing to do.

Why Letting Smart Anti-Malware Protection ‘Help’ Your PC Isn’t a Bright Move


Smart Anti-Malware Protection, although it has the external looks of a real anti-malware scanner, lacks all of the real features that a legitimate anti-malware program could offer your PC. Other than its name change, Smart Anti-Malware Protection can be considered identical to other types of rogue anti-malware scanners from its subgroup, and contact with any of Smart Anti-Malware Protection’s clones or associated websites should be considered just as harmful to your PC as contact with Smart Anti-Malware Protection itself would be. Other members of the FakeVimes family include Windows Multi Control System, Windows Secure Web Patch, Enterprise Suite, Live Enterprise Suite, Windows Prime Accelerator, Windows Virtual Firewall, My Security Engine, Antivirus Smart Protection, System Protection Tools, Windows Security Renewal, Windows PRO Scanner, Windows Profound Security, Windows Sleek Performance, Windows Pro Defence Kit, Windows Proprietary Advisor, Smart Security, Windows Warding System, Windows Privacy Extension, Windows Be-on-Guard Edition, Windows Crucial Scanner, Windows PC Aid, Windows Interactive Security, Smart Internet Protection 2012, Windows Safety Manager, Windows Performance Catalyst, Windows Custom Management, Windows Advanced Toolkit, Windows Shield Tool, Windows Daily Adviser, Windows Antivirus Patrol, Windows Antivirus Patch, Windows Defence Counsel, Windows Instant Scanner, Anti-Malware Lab, Windows Safety Maintenance, Windows Warding Module, Windows Efficiency Console, Windows Premium Console, Windows Ultimate Booster, Windows Guard Solutions, Best Malware Protection, Windows Antivirus Helper, Windows Malware Sleuth, Smart Internet Protection 2011 and Windows Maintenance Suite.

SpywareRemove.com malware experts recommend that computer users do their best to ignore any alerts, system scans or other forms of information that Smart Anti-Malware Protection may offer until you can delete Smart Anti-Malware Protection with a real anti-malware program, since Smart Anti-Malware Protection has no ability to detect PC threats and all of its warnings are just roundabout methods of trying to force you to spend money on its fake software. Some of Smart Anti-Malware Protection’s warning messages include but aren’t limited to the samples noted here:

Security Center Alert
To help protect your computer, Security Center has blocked some features of this program.
Name: Win64.BIT.Looker.exe
Risk: High


ERROR MESSAGE:
Warning
Warning! Virus detected
Threat Detected: Trojan-Spy.HTML.Sunfraud.a


Security Center
Unauthorized remote connection!
Your system is making an unauthorized personal data transfer to a remote computer!
Warning! Unauthorized personal data transfer is detected! It may be your personal credit card details, logins and passwords, browsing habits or information about files you have downloaded.
To protect your private data, please click “Prevent Connection” button below.


System warning
No real-time malware, spyware and virus protection was found.
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WARNING! 371 threats detected
Detected malicious programs can damage your computer and compromise your privacy. It’s strongly recommended to remove them immediately [sic]!
Potential risks: Infecting other computers on your network
Continue unprotected Remove all threats now


Warning! Identity theft attempt detected
Hidden connection IP: 128.154.26.11
Target: Microsoft Corporation keys


Insecurity Internet activity. Threat of virus attack
Due to insecure Internet browsing your PC can easily get infected with viruses, worms and Trojans without knowledge, and that can lead to system slowdown, freezes and crashes. Also insecure Internet activity can result in revealing your personal information. To get full advanced real-time protection for PC and Internet activity, register your antivirus software.

Protecting Your Computer from a Smart Anti-Malware Protection Invasion


Until Smart Anti-Malware Protection is removed via suitable anti-malware software, you may also be forced to deal with additional attacks by Smart Anti-Malware Protection that are used to deceive your perception of your computer’s integrity. Some dangers that have also been coupled with Smart Anti-Malware Protection and other scamware programs from its family include:
  • The creation of fake .dll and .sys ‘virus’ files in your operating system’s folder.
  • Browser redirect attacks that cause Smart Anti-Malware Protection’s website to load or block PC security domains from being loaded.
  • Blocked anti-malware applications – this may include fake warning messages about these programs being damaged or infected.

In spite of all of these security-reducing functions, SpywareRemove.com malware researchers pleasantly noted that Smart Anti-Malware Protection can still be removed by competent anti-malware programs, as long as appropriate steps are taken to disable Smart Anti-Malware Protection from launching beforehand; popular solutions for accomplishing this include booting into Safe Mode, booting from a removable hard drive or booting into a secondary OS. Like many other types of PC threats, Smart Anti-Malware Protection has, so far, been noted for its inability to attack operating systems other than Windows.

Aliases


Suspicion: unknown virus [AVG]Riskware/EoRezo [Fortinet]EoRezo Adware [Sophos]Adware.Eorezo.a (v) [VIPRE]Trojan.Malware.Win32.xPack.m [ByteHero]Win32/Adware.EoRezo.E [NOD32]Adware-Eorezo [McAfee]Generic_r.FJ [AVG]Adware/Gaba [Fortinet]not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Gaba [Ikarus]

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Smart Anti-Malware Protection Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)


Is your PC infected with Smart Anti-Malware Protection? To safely & quickly detect Smart Anti-Malware Protection we highly recommend you run the malware scanner listed below.



Visual & GUI Characteristics


Smart Anti-Malware Protection Screenshot 2Smart Anti-Malware Protection Screenshot 3Smart Anti-Malware Protection Screenshot 4Smart Anti-Malware Protection Screenshot 5

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_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\..{RunKeys}Smart Anti-Malware ProtectionHKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Smart Anti-Malware Protection" "%CommonAppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe" /s /d
Posted: February 2, 2012 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Detection Count: 1,454
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One Comment

  • Techie now says:

    If we think of it, Malware are a more threats rather than viruses. Viruses tends to take over a certain application so a user weren’t enable to access certain system files that is more needed but Malware on the other hand tends to slow down one’s computer which can be more irritating and the outcome can be more crucial.

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