Do you know what AV Security Essentials is?
AV Security Essentials is a fake computer security program. It is a rogue antispyware application designed to rip unsuspecting users, and, unfortunately, considering its dark background it is rather successful at achieving its goals. Such rogues as Antivirus Smart Protection and Smart Anti-Malware Protection are the predecessors of AV Security Essentials, and it means that this new rogue is very dangerous. It can cause an ultimate system crash if you allow it to remain in your computer. Therefore, you have to terminate AV Security Essentials as soon as possible.
If you are wondering how it is possible to get infected by AV Security Essentials, there are two basic ways for the Rogue.VirusDoctor family of computer threats to slither into your computer. For one, it can make use of such fake online malware scanners as Windows Web Security to make it seem as though your computer is infected and you need to download AV Security Essentials to terminate the viruses. Next, the rogue can hide on an infected website, and the moment you land over there accidentally, the rogue download is initiated automatically.
There is no need to tell in detail, what happens when AV Security Essentials takes over your computer. You will most definitely notice an onslaught of fake security notifications, for example:
Potentially harmful programs have been detected in your system and need to be dealt with immediately. Click here to remove them using Antivirus Smart Protection.
Warning! Virus detected
Threat detected: Trojan-PSW.Win32.Antigen.a
Security Risk: high
Infected File: C:\\Documents and Settings\Administrator\Recent\
Description: This Trojan named ANTIGEN.EXE scans system files for your Internet passwords to steal and misuse them. It also scans your data for more private information: phone…
Recommended: Please click ‘Remove all’ button to erase all infected files and protect your PC
Potentially harmful programs have been detected in your system and need to be dealt with immediately. Click here to remove them using AV Security Essentials.
These messages will not allow you to operate your computer properly until you make them disappear. Do that by entering this activation key in the rogue’s registration window (click on the top right “Activate” button):
Afterwards the rogue will STILL BE in your computer, but it will a lot easier to take care of it. Acquire a reliable computer safeguard program that will help you to remove AV Security Essentials for good, and protect your computer against other similar threats.
In non-techie terms:
AV Security Essentials is a fraudulent security program that will ruin your computer and steal all of your money if you don’t take it seriously. Erase AV Security Essentials from your system as soon as possible and make sure that no rogue enters your computer ever again.