Active Pro Security 2011

Posted: June 5, 2011

Active Pro Security 2011 Description

Active Pro Security 2011 is a rogue security application that uses Trojans to infect your PC, thereafter creating fake warnings about nonexistent infections. There's no reason to purchase Active Pro Security 2011 for its anti-virus features, since Active Pro Security 2011 can't perform any security functions and will actually attack your PC's security by engaging in browser hijacks. To minimize potential damage to your computer you should delete Active Pro Security 2011 by using Safe Mode and fully up-to-date anti-malware applications.

Active Pro Security 2011 - So Active That It Gets Help to Infect Your Computer

Like most rogue threats, Active Pro Security 2011 has download links at disreputable software websites like software.yourdada.com, but most Active Pro Security 2011 infections are caused by Trojans that attack your PC directly. You can prevent Trojan attacks by disabling JavaScript and Flash for websites that haven't been proven to be trustworthy and by avoiding the use of suspicious executable files.

Trojans related to Active Pro Security 2011 may try to create fake infection warnings that inform you that the proffered security software download is the only way to fix your PC. This standard rogue threat-enabling technique will make it seem like Active Pro Security 2011 is a genuine anti-virus program if you're not aware of its poor reputation.

Most rogue programs have several clones circulating in the wild, and Active Pro Security 2011 isn't an exception to this behavior. The only currently known copy of Active Pro Security 2011 is Active Pro Security Antivirus, which recycles most of the same code and interface from Active Pro Security 2011. The Active Pro Security 2011 website may also market Active Pro Security 2011 or one of its clones with the shorter name of Active Pro Security.

Active Pro Security 2011 - Not Very Pro Security After All

Active Pro Security 2011 will create fake infection pop-ups and find large amounts of infections on your PC with its system scans, but since Active Pro Security 2011 can't detect real threats, you can wholly ignore these fake warnings. If you've already purchased the $60.00 license for Active Pro Security 2011, talk to your credit card company to have the compromised credit card canceled.

Active Pro Security 2011 has also been confirmed to hijack web browsers. Web browsers hijacks can take multiple forms, as seen below:

  • Active Pro Security 2011 browser hijacks may alter your homepage to the Active Pro Security 2011 homepage and ignore your attempts to undo this alteration.
  • Active Pro Security 2011 may block your ability to access other websites. Fake unsafe website errors and other misleading content can barricade off websites or Active Pro Security 2011 may just redirect you with no other pretenses.
  • Active Pro Security 2011 may player advertisements, even if your web browser doesn't appear to be open at the time.
  • Active Pro Security 2011 may also keep track of any information web browser information, including personal information like passwords.

Since Active Pro Security 2011 is a serious threat, you should use good anti-malware programs to delete Active Pro Security 2011 from your computer. To insure that Active Pro Security 2011 can't interfere with any removal attempts, reboot into Safe Mode or boot from a CD. These methods will disable Active Pro Security 2011's startup routine.

Most modern Windows systems are vulnerable to being attacked by Active Pro Security 2011, including Windows 9x, Windows 2000, Windows XP, Windows Vista and Windows 7.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

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