System Guard 2009
Posted: January 27, 2009
The following fields listed on the Threat Meter containing a specific value, are explained in detail below:
Threat Level: The threat level scale goes from 1 to 10 where 10 is the highest level of severity and 1 is the lowest level of severity. Each specific level is relative to the threat's consistent assessed behaviors collected from SpyHunter's risk assessment model.
Detection Count: The collective number of confirmed and suspected cases of a particular malware threat. The detection count is calculated from infected PCs retrieved from diagnostic and scan log reports generated by SpyHunter.
Volume Count: Similar to the detection count, the Volume Count is specifically based on the number of confirmed and suspected threats infecting systems on a daily basis. High volume counts usually represent a popular threat but may or may not have infected a large number of systems. High detection count threats could lay dormant and have a low volume count. Criteria for Volume Count is relative to a daily detection count.
Trend Path: The Trend Path, utilizing an up arrow, down arrow or equal symbol, represents the level of recent movement of a particular threat. Up arrows represent an increase, down arrows represent a decline and the equal symbol represent no change to a threat's recent movement.
% Impact (Last 7 Days): This demonstrates a 7-day period change in the frequency of a malware threat infecting PCs. The percentage impact correlates directly to the current Trend Path to determine a rise or decline in the percentage.
|First Seen:||July 24, 2009|
System Guard 2009, or SystemGuard2009, is a rogue anti-spyware program that installs in your computer system with the help of Trojan Zlob or through security vulnerabilities in the Windows operating system or web browser. You may have also downloaded System Guard 2009 from a rogue website thinking it would remove your spyware threats.
Zlob may pop up fake notifications to make you believe that your computer is infected with spyware. These fake notifications may appear harmless because they're designed to look similar to the messages issued by Windows Security Center.
Although the makers of System Guard 2009 seek to goad you into purchasing System Guard 2009, this program should not be trusted. It is reported that System Guard 2009 is associated with Pro AntiSpyware 2009, NanoAntivirus, and Antivirus 2009.
Once System Guard 2009's trial version is installed, it will run a fake system scan to generate a list of spyware results that are supposedly found in your system. Along with this scan, popups and fake system alert messages may appear to "inform" you about your supposed infections. If you click on any of these messages, you'll be redirected to SystemGuard2009's rogue website to further download SystemGuard2009's licensed version.
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If you are concerned that malware or PC threats similar to System Guard 2009 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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