Do you know what Cloud AV 2012 is?
With the increasing number of rogue antispyware applications like AV Secure 2012 littering the web it has become difficult at times for even expert users to distinguish between genuine and rubbish tools. AV Secure 2012 does a good job at fooling inexperienced users into believing that it is a legitimate security tool, when in fact the complete opposite is true. This rogue antispyware application was designed specifically to fleece users out of their money while offering them absolutely nothing of value in return.
If you are wondering how AV Secure 2012 manages to gain entry into the system, the rogue makes use of established forms of infection. These range from using bogus online malware scanners and seditious browser hijacking websites as a part of its online marketing campaign. The user will remain oblivious to the presence of AV Secure 2012 on the system until such time that the rogue reveals its presence to the user.
This will happen by AV Secure 2012 editing registry entries to allow itself to launch in the computer’s memory each time the user logs on to Windows. The rogue will then start a fake security scan of the system which will inevitably yield false positives of supposed threats being present on the system. The thing is these results are all falsely manufactured by the rogue, and users are advised against ever believing any correspondence received from AV Secure 2012.
Shortly following the fake scan users will start receiving fake security alerts generated by AV Secure 2012 in a further attempt to scare and panic them into paying for the worthless software. These fake alerts include the following:
Your computer continues to be infected with harmful viruses. In order to prevent permanent loss of your information and credit card data theft please activate your antivirus software. Click here to enable protection.
Malicious programs that may steal your private information and prevent your system from working properly are detected on your computer.
Click here to clean your PC immediately.
Users will also be subjected to annoying symptoms as a result of the AV Secure 2012. The rogue causes these symptoms to further make the user believe that his PC is under attack. These symptoms range from users being unable to launch applications on the PC, blocked Internet connections and randomly generated and deleted Desktop items. Users may be able to disable these irritating symptoms by entering any of the following activation keys:
When all is said and done AV Secure 2012 is unable to protect your PC against any type of threat. It will cause more damage than any good and the only way to prevent this destruction is to delete AV Secure 2012 immediately.
In non techie terms:
AV Secure 2012 is a maliciously fake security tool only interested in stealing your money. Get rid of AV Secure 2012 and take back control of your PC.
Aliases: AV Secure, AV Secure 2011