Rogue.AV Defender Professional

Rogue.AV Defender Professional Description

The AV Defender Professional program is promoted by adware and browser hijackers that show pop-up windows titled 'Security Defender' and say 'PC Status: Attention! Computer is under threat.' The AV Defender Professional software is advertised as a capable security solution that users should install if they wish to protect their Windows PCs. However, the AV Defender Professional software is not a trusted security provider, and leading security vendors have classified it as a rogue security tool. The AV Defender Professional does not have an anti-virus engine and lacks basic firewall features. The AV Defender Professional is designed to simulate activity by loading animations and using the Windows message service to bring up fake alerts.

The notifications displayed by the AV Defender Professional software might mention that many viruses, Trojans, and adware are running on the system. Users that installed AV Defender Professional may notice that their CPUs are running slower, and there are several 'critical alerts' by AV Defender Professional loaded in the tray notification area. Security researchers report that the AV Defender Professional software uses fake detections and slows down systems to convince users to contact the publisher of AV Defender Professional and buy a license. PC users may be suggested that AV Defender Professional cannot clean the threats that may be causing system errors without the user having a key for the PRO version. Keep in mind that the AV Defender Professional app does not have an anti-virus engine and cannot clean systems. Moreover, users may be welcomed to contact uncertified computer support agents that may require remote desktop access to their machines.

Security experts advise against following instructions that are shown by the AV Defender Professional software to avoid losing money. Legitimate protection solution can delete rogue software like AV Defender Professional. You will need to install a reputable anti-malware suite to erase all data related to AV Defender Professional safely.

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Posted: September 15, 2016
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