XP Internet Security 2013 Description
XP Internet Security 2013 is a scamware program that pretends to detect threats against your computer – such as keyloggers, backdoor Trojans or viruses – while XP Internet Security 2013 engages in attacks that disable your security software and provide inaccurate system information. Even though XP Internet Security 2013 pretends to be an independent anti-malware scanner that tries to protect your PC, SpywareRemove.com malware analysts have easily connected the dots of XP Internet Security 2013′s hidden identity as a member of FakeRean, a group of rogue anti-malware programs that include a wide range of brand names for many identical and similar PC threats. Since XP Internet Security 2013 is a very real danger to your computer and can’t provide any type of genuine security features, the ideal course of action in the face of XP Internet Security 2013 is to remove XP Internet Security 2013 with any real anti-malware product that you trust to be up to the job.
XP Internet Security 2013 – Early Bird Scamware in a Flock of Them
XP Internet Security 2013 is one of many other examples of recent variants of FakeRean that SpywareRemove.com malware experts have analyzed. While FakeRean includes multiple branches of fake anti-malware scanners, each with their own attacks, templates and naming patterns, XP Internet Security 2013′s branch is one of the newest and is noteworthy for including scamware products that attack crucial Windows security-related applications. Relatives of XP Internet Security 2013 that are from the same subgroup of FakeRean include Win 7 Security 2013, Privacy Protection, Win 7 Internet Security 2013, XP Antispyware 2013, Win 7 Internet Security Pro 2013, Antivirus2008, Internet Security, Vista Security 2013, Win 8 Antivirus 2013, Win 7 AntiVirus 2012, Win 7 Antivirus 2013, Vista Antivirus 2008, Win 7 Antispyware 2013, Win 8 Security System, XP Internet Security Pro 2013, Win 7 Home Security Pro 2013, Internet Security Pro 2013, Vista Antivirus 2012, XP Home Security 2013, Win 7/XP/Vista Protection 2013, XP Internet Security 2012, Antivirus2008Pro, Win 7 Security Cleaner Pro, XP Security 2012, Win Server Defender, Palladium Pro, Win 7 Smart Defender Pro, XP Security Plus 2013, Win 7/Vista/XP Smart Defender, Vista Antivirus 2008, XP Security 2013, Win 7 Security 2012, Win 8 Antispyware 2013, Vista Home Security 2013, Vista Security Plus 2013, Internet Security Protection, Spyware Protection 2010, XP Smart Defender Pro, Win 8 Security Suite 2013, Antispyware Pro 2012, Vista Antivirus 2013, Vista Internet Security 2012, Windows 7 Internet Security 2012, Internet Security Plus, XP Home Security 2012, PC Defender Plus, Vista Antispyware 2013, XP Security Cleaner Pro, Vista Defender, Windows Vista Antivirus 2012, XP Total Security 2013, Windows Vista Internet Security 2012, Vista Smart Defender Pro, Antivirus Pro 2009, PCclean Pro, Win 7 Internet Security 2011, Internet Security Premium, Windows Essentials Pro 2013, Win 7 Security Plus 2013, Internet Security 2012, XP Antivirus 2013, XP Anti-Virus 2011, Windows XP Internet Security 2012, Internet Protector, ThinkPoint, Windows Antivirus 2008, Win 7 Internet Security 2012, Vista Security 2012, Win 7/Win 8/XP Defender 2013, AntiSpy Safeguard, Win 7 Home Security 2013, AntivirusXP 2008, Win 8 Home Security 2013, CleanThis, Internet Security 2014, Vista Security Cleaner Pro, XPdefender, Windows 7 Antispyware 2012, Windows Vista Security 2012, Win 8 Defender 2013, Internet Security 2013, Win 7 Defender and Internet Security Pro.
Although XP Internet Security 2013, like its relatives, seems to have been released a year early, XP Internet Security 2013′s ’2013′ moniker is just a name rebranding that allows XP Internet Security 2013 to present itself as a new product.
The Many Reasons Why You Should Reject XP Internet Security 2013′s Security Assistance
While XP Internet Security 2013 has made a name for itself as a fake anti-malware scanner, XP Internet Security 2013′s worst attacks actually are related to its ability to disable your PC’s security. SpywareRemove.com malware researchers have found that these attacks are specific to Windows, and include issues such as:
- XP Internet Security 2013 can exploit the Registry to disable Windows programs that include the Windows Firewall, Security Center, Windows Defender and Windows Update.
- XP Internet Security 2013 can redirect your browser to fake error pages that make it appear as though the site you’re trying to access – or your browser – has been compromised.
- Even other programs may be blocked by XP Internet Security 2013, which can display fake errors that make it look like these programs, too, are infected by malicious software.
Due to these changes causing significant security vulnerabilities for the affected PC, SpywareRemove.com malware research team suggests that you use actual anti-malware software to remove XP Internet Security 2013 as hastily as possible. Any interference by XP Internet Security 2013 can be resolved by using either a USB-based system boot or Safe Mode to deactivate XP Internet Security 2013 prior to your system scans.
XP Internet Security 2013 Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)
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Posted: October 10, 2012 | By SpywareRemove
Threat Level: 10/10
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