Do you know what System Security 2011 is?
There are many security threats facing healthy PCs, and System Security 2011 is one rogue security tool that makes it crucial to invest in security software for your PC. This disgusting rogue, which derives from the exact same family as the highly despised OpenCloud Security, enters its victim’s PC without his consent and will proceed to launch an attack against the system. This is all done in an effort to extort money from its victim for its utterly worthless and damaging software.
System Security 2011 makes use of various established forms of infection, which range from using bogus online malware scanners to infected online flash ads. As of late it has also been reported that System Security 2011 makes use of seditious browser hijacking websites that employ drive-by download tactics in order to root the System Security 2011 infection into the PC.
Once System Security 2011 manages to securely root itself in the system it will start its attack against the system by initiating a fake security scan of the system. This scan is bound to report on bogus security threats being present on the system. It will then start spamming the user with numerous fake security alerts informing the user that his system is under attack and that the user needs to pay for System Security 2011 in order to protect his PC from these threats. Some of these fake security notifications read as follows:
Windows Security Alert
To help protect your computer, Windows Firewall has blocked some features of this program.
Do you want to keep blocking this program?
Name: Zeus Trojan
Warning! Infection found
Unauthorized sending E-MAIL with subject “RE:” to <fake email here> was CANCELLED.
Warning! Infection found
Unwanted software (malware) or tracking cookies have been found during last scan. It is highly recommended to remove it from your computer.
Keylogger Zeus was detected and put in quarantine.
Keylogger Zeus is a very dangerous software used by criminals to steal personal data such as credit card information, access to banking accounts, passwords to social networks and e-mails
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.
Many of System Security 2011’s fake security alerts are nonsensical and upon closer inspection users will find many inconsistencies in these fake alerts that will point to the fact that they are dealing with a rubbish security tool.
Symptoms users will experience range from blocked Internet connections to extremely poor system performance. Users have also reported erratic system behavior and being denied access to their applications. Enter any one of these activation keys to disable these annoying symptoms:
This rogue will not relent until permanently get rid of System Security 2011. This can safest be done by making use of the removal power of a genuine security tool which will also offer adequate protection against similar attacks in future.
In non techie terms:
System Security 2011 is a fake security tool unable to live up to any of its over embellished promises. Destruct System Security 2011 before it destroys your system.