Do you know what Foxy Security is?
Foxy Security is an application promoted at foxysecurity.com. Even though computer users download the presented application thinking that they are reinforcing their own security, it has been discovered that the program is actually related to extremely suspicious activity. For example, the program installs bup.exe (%AppData%) that runs a system service by the name bupService. If you delete Foxy Security related components, the program will be disabled; however, this is easier said than done. As a matter of fact, most computer users do not even realize that the program runs different files, and they certainly do not know what the purpose of these components is. This article overviews the activity of a suspicious program and introduced you to its removal.Foxy Security screenshot
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Securita Scout is the most common name that computer users are likely to face after downloading Foxy Security onto their operating systems. The different name allows the creators of the program to prolong its lifespan because most are likely to search for Foxy Security. Bho.dll is another name that you could face when dealing with the suspicious extension, and this name reveals what the extension is truly capable of. BHO stands for browser helper object, and even though Foxy Security is meant to ensure security, what BHO actually does is collects information about you and your virtual activity. It has been discovered that the collected data can be sent using the unauthorized connection to true-secure.com and secure2.foxysecurity.com. Due to this, Foxy Security removal is strongly recommended.
Whether you have downloaded Foxy Security onto the computer yourself, or it was installed without your permission, we recommend that you scan the operating system before beginning the removal procedure. If you choose SpyHunter, the extension will be identified as Trojan.Spy.YPK. The extension can enter the PC under false pretences and can spy on you without authorization, so it fits the Trojan category perfectly. We recommend using automatic malware detection and removal software to delete all threats; however, if you want to you can try to remove Foxy Security manually.
How to delete Foxy Security?
Delete from Windows 8:
- Access the Metro UI screen, right-click and select All apps.
- Open the Control Panel and then move to Uninstall a program.
- Right-click the program you want to remove and select Uninstall.
Delete from Windows Vista and Windows 7:
- Navigate to the left of the Task Bar and click the Start (Windows) icon.
- In the appeared menu click Control Panel and select Uninstall a program.
- Now right-click the program you want to remove and select Uninstall.
Delete from Windows XP:
- Move to the Task Bar below, click Start and select Control Panel.
- Double-click Add or Remove Programs and find the installed software
- Click the undesirable application and select the option Remove.
In non-techie terms:
Foxy Security removal is not a time consuming process, and computer users can get rid of the unreliable program without much trouble using the manual removal guides above. Unfortunately, in certain circumstances the application could be running on a computer already infected by other malicious infections. If you find running your computer almost impossible, you should install automatic malware removal software without wasting another moment. Use the guide below for further assistance.