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Internet Security Essentials

Posted: February 21, 2011

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 7
First Seen: February 21, 2011
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Internet Security Essentials is identified as a new name for malicious program from the FakeVimes family, which imitates system security activities. Internet Security Essentials is typically available through fake online scanners. The scanners are in fact JavaScript animation. Avoid Internet Security Essentials as yet another duplicate of Security Antivirus. When Internet Security Essentials is being executed, it injects harmless objects onto computer memory. The new generated entries are then involved in the threats supposedly detected by the Internet Security Essentials. Internet Security Essentials facilitates its installation and tries to skip some installation routines. Quite in contrary, it is rather unreliazable to uninstall Internet Security Essentials. The only way to remove the Internet Security Essentials is to perform complete Internet Security Essentials removal locating and deleting its components manually or with the help of reputable virus removal software.

Internet Security Essentials family includes members such as Privacy Guard Pro, Extra Antivirus, Fast Antivirus 2009, Presto TuneUp, Windows Security Suite, Smart Virus Eliminator, Packed.Generic.245, Volcano Security Suite, Windows Enterprise Suite, Enterprise Suite, Additional Guard, Live PC Care, PC Live Guard, Live Enterprise Suite, Security Antivirus, My Security Wall, CleanUp Antivirus, Smart Security and PrivacyGuard Pro 2.0.

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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:

%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\071846\InternetSE.exe File name: InternetSE.exe
Size: 3 MB (3004416 bytes)
MD5: 6dd8197129bf2a279d31e6ce64c30ecc
Detection count: 76
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\071846\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: February 21, 2011
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Dati applicazioni\90d069\IS90d_289.exe File name: IS90d_289.exe
Size: 6.12 MB (6129152 bytes)
MD5: 2b9978d50ca91e89989f46c40d63d60e
Detection count: 49
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Dati applicazioni\90d069\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: February 21, 2011

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  • kujiko says:

    Hey, thanks for the help of getting rid of this. I'm also glad that it was harmless.
    If it wasn't, I'd be in real trouble since my computer is my resource for school research and work, not to mention for fun, but whose isn't?

  • Rhonda says:

    Please remove this from my computer, it is interfering with my on line school.