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Windows Interactive Safety

Posted: August 6, 2012

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 5
First Seen: August 6, 2012
Last Seen: January 8, 2020
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Windows Interactive Safety Screenshot 1Windows Interactive Safety is not a genuine security program. Windows Interactive Safety is categorized as a rogue anti-spyware application, also known as scareware. Windows Interactive Safety utilizes aggressive techniques for pilfering money from credulous computer users. Many of these actions include displaying of bogus alert messages that state Windows Interactive Safety has detected security issues or malware threats on your PC. Other actions may actually seem like Windows Interactive Safety has scanned the computer system and found numerous malware infections. All of these actions are fabricated just for the purpose of making computer users believe that they need to purchase a full version of Windows Interactive Safety which, in truth, doesn't exist because it is a scam, to remove the so-called threats or security issues. It is important that Windows Interactive Safety not be taken for face value or purchased for that matter. SpywareRemove.com security researchers highly recommend you to remove Windows Interactive Safety by using a trusted malware removal application.

Windows Interactive Safety belongs to the FakeVimes family, which 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

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The following files were created in the system:

%APPDATA%\Protector-selk.exe File name: Protector-selk.exe
Size: 2.95 MB (2955264 bytes)
MD5: 01469470548208bd3e3b23c3b02e8c45
Detection count: 96
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %APPDATA%\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: January 8, 2020