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Internet Security 2014

Posted: May 28, 2013

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 80
First Seen: May 28, 2013
Last Seen: January 3, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Internet Security 2014 is a rogue anti-malware product that creates intentionally inaccurate system alerts and requests that you purchase the software before Internet Security 2014 will remove any detected threats on your computer. As a member of the vast and varied FakeRean family of scamware, Internet Security 2014 is a well-identified PC threat that has a high probability of interfering with your usage of other applications without any legitimate justification and never should be bought. As an alternative to giving criminals your money and credit card information, SpywareRemove.com malware experts recommend using strenuous methods of disabling Internet Security 2014 before any attempt to disinfect your PC, after which you can delete Internet Security 2014 with whatever legitimate anti-malware program you prefer.

Why Protecting Your Computer's Security is the Last Thing on Internet Security 2014's Mind

Internet Security 2014 is designed to have the looks but not the real functions of an anti-malware scanner and is equipped with a series of fake system warnings to back up system scans that always return inaccurate results about infections. Unlike some other branches of FakeRean, Internet Security 2014 doesn't appear to change its name to match the operating system of your version of Windows, but, instead, uses the generic aesthetics of similar scamware. Examples of members of other branches of FakeRean are far too numerous to list in full, but include brand names such as Antivirus 2008 Pro, Windows Antivirus 2008, Vista Antivirus 2008, Antivirus XP 2008, PC Clean Pro, Antivirus Pro 2009, AntiSpy Safeguard, ThinkPoint, Spyware Protection 2010, Internet Antivirus 2011, Palladium Pro, XP Anti-Virus 2011, CleanThis, Rogue.Vista Antivirus 2008, XP Home Security 2012, XP Security 2012 and AntiVirus PRO 2015.

SpywareRemove.com malware experts have had years of familiarity with Internet Security 2014's scamware family, which always try to extort money from their victims through detecting high numbers of fake threats and then asking for a registration fee to remove the nonexistent viruses, Trojans and other forms of malware. However, fake system information actually is the less-problematic of Internet Security 2014's attacks, which also include the ability to terminate other programs automatically. Armed with the ability to control what software you use on your own PC, Internet Security 2014 will block you from using most other programs, including critical security-related ones – all the while pretending that these programs have been damaged, infected or otherwise compromised.

Taking Your Real PC Security Back from the Control of a Rogue

In spite of its appearance, which is heavily based on convincing any victims that Internet Security 2014 is a legitimate security product, Internet Security 2014 never can detect or remove legitimate malware of any sort, and SpywareRemove.com malware researchers emphasize the importance of never trying to pay for Internet Security 2014. Because Internet Security 2014's program-blocking functions place your PC in a debilitating state of overall poor security, you should use Safe Mode, and if it's needed, boot your PC from a flash drive to disable Internet Security 2014 as soon as practical.

With Internet Security 2014 temporarily disabled, any real anti-malware product should be able to remove Internet Security 2014 through a basic system scan. Because the FakeRean family of fake anti-malware programs benefit from updates with great regularity, SpywareRemove.com malware experts also suggest that you use anti-malware products with recently-updated threat databases whenever you're dealing with any member of Internet Security 2014's family, and that includes Internet Security 2014.


UDS:DangerousObject.Multi.Generic [Kaspersky]Artemis!6635981975FC [McAfee]Suspicious file [Panda]Agent [AVG]W32/Kryptik.Y!tr [Fortinet]Trojan/Win32.FakeAV [AhnLab-V3]Heuristic.LooksLike.Win32.SuspiciousPE.F!83 [McAfee-GW-Edition]TR/Crypt.ZPACK.Gen2 [AntiVir]Gen:Variant.Kazy.178480 [BitDefender]ZeroAccess-FCDE!27B5F2A62882 [McAfee]Trj/Genetic.gen [Panda]W32/Kryptik.BCAD [Fortinet]Trojan.Win32.FakeAV [Ikarus]Trojan/Win32.Agent [AhnLab-V3]Rogue:Win32/FakeRean [Microsoft]
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Use SpyHunter to Detect and Remove PC Threats

If you are concerned that malware or PC threats similar to Internet Security 2014 may have infected your computer, we recommend you start an in-depth system scan with SpyHunter. SpyHunter is an advanced malware protection and remediation application that offers subscribers a comprehensive method for protecting PCs from malware, in addition to providing one-on-one technical support service.

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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:

amsecure.exe File name: amsecure.exe
Size: 841.21 KB (841216 bytes)
MD5: 27b5f2a6288219a37e8d5b7eb3bafcf1
Detection count: 80
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: May 28, 2013
foobar2000.exe File name: foobar2000.exe
Size: 837.63 KB (837632 bytes)
MD5: d4cd609a6fcca97fd62caf78da658286
Detection count: 68
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: May 28, 2013
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Datos de programa\mwdefender.exe File name: mwdefender.exe
Size: 856.57 KB (856576 bytes)
MD5: 5fb755eed77a7554a729375881674ccd
Detection count: 24
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Datos de programa\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: July 9, 2013
%AppData%\Insecure.exe File name: %AppData%\Insecure.exe
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
%Desktop%\Internet Security 2014.lnk File name: %Desktop%\Internet Security 2014.lnk
File type: Shortcut
Mime Type: unknown/lnk
Group: Malware file

More files

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

File name without pathInternet Security Pro.lnkHKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Internet Security 2014