Do you know what MS Removal Tool 2.20 is?
he lengths to which unscrupulous developers of rogue antispyware applications such as MS Removal Tool 2.20 go to in order to rip their victims off, never ceases to amaze. This rogue, which is only an updated version of the well known MS Removal Tool, is a direct clone of System Tool and was designed to trick its victims into paying for its worthless software. MS Removal Tool 2.20 will do its utmost to convince its victims of its legitimacy, but the simple fact is MS Removal Tool 2.20 has no ability to detect or remove any type of threat from the system, and is nothing more than a malicious threat in itself.
This rogue makes use of fake online malware scanners, as well as browser hijackers to distribute and root its infection into its host PCs. The browser hijackers forcefully redirect users’ search and browsing sessions to their compromised websites. Once there, the compromised pages use drive-by download tactics to surreptitiously infect its victims’ PCs.
Users will find it hard to identify and destroy MS Removal Tool 2.20 as its infiltration into the PC is virtually undetectable. The first clue the user will have as to the presence of MS Removal Tool 2.20 on the system will come from rubbish fake security warnings, generated by MS Removal Tool 2.20 as a first line of attack against the system. These fake security alerts were designed to scare users into thinking their systems are under attack, and also to place MS Removal Tool 2.20 in an authoritative light.
It will warn the users of the presence of genuine threats on the PC, but these threats are not really present. MS Removal Tool 2.20 uses the names of real threats in the event that the user decides to research the threats he will be convinced that his PC is under attack. Once the user pays for MS Removal Tool 2.20 and activates it, these supposed threats will then disappear and the user will mistakenly think his system is protected. Some of the fake security threats MS Removal Tool 2.20 reports on are as follows:
Trojan.IRCBot.d, Win32.Clagger.C, Wom.Bagle.CP, Win32.BlackMail.xx and Trojan.Win32.ado.
What is more, MS Removal Tool 2.20 will hijack your PC’s background, replacing it with a blue screen and flashing the following warning:
Warning: Your computer is infected
Windows has detected spyware infection!
Click this message to install the latest update of Windows Security software.
Of course no correspondence received by MS Removal Tool 2.20 can be trusted, and users are urged to accept all info received by MS Removal Tool 2.20 as extremely suspect.
In order to facilitate the removal process of MS Removal Tool 2.20, you can enter any of the following activation keys to ‘activate’ MS Removal Tool 2.20 on the system. This will allow you to resume normal operations of your PC while you attempt to eliminate MS Removal Tool 2.20 from the system:
Do not, however, think that by merely having entered the above activation keys that you have successfully eliminated the threat, as you still need to obliterate MS Removal Tool 2.20 from the PC.
Take back control of your PC and destroy MS Removal Tool 2.20 immediately. This can best be achieved by making use of a genuine security tool which will not only delete MS Removal Tool 2.20 but also protect your PC against similar future attacks.
In non techie terms:
MS Removal Tool 2.20 is a fake security tool deriving from well known rogue antispyware. In order to restore your system’s safety and security you will need to erase MS Removal Tool 2.20 immediately.
Aliases: MSRemovalTool 2.20, MS tool 2.20.