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Posted: October 26, 2009

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 16
First Seen: December 1, 2009
Last Seen: January 10, 2019
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotShieldSafeness is a deceptive software program that gives fake notifications of security threats. In addition, it shows false alerts on a user's computer to make the person think their PC is seriously affected by spyware, adware, Trojans and other types of malware. While running, ShieldSafeness will encourage a user to purchase for a full version of the application to remove threats. Reported infections do not really exist. Commonly, Shield Safeness does not discover legitimate parasites or security threats. ShieldSafeness is a scam. Users are highly encouraged do not buy this confusing program. In order to make things look even worse, ShieldSafeness will constantly show false security warnings and reports from Windows Task Bar.


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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:

setup[1].exe File name: setup[1].exe
Size: 882.38 KB (882388 bytes)
MD5: 1440835957c9630d2b7d0ccf53bf0a78
Detection count: 90
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
ShieldSafeness.exe File name: ShieldSafeness.exe
Size: 785.92 KB (785920 bytes)
MD5: 68121dd1ee7f309626d5d8ffb4aa2fa5
Detection count: 87
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

More files

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

Directory%ProgramFiles%\ShieldSafeness Software\ShieldSafeness