Do you know what Windows Attention Utility is?
It would seem as though the developers behind Windows Oversight Center have been hard at work on their latest clone, Windows Attention Utility. This rogue antispyware application was not designed to be of any benefit to a PC, instead its criminal developers designed it to act as a vehicle with which they fleece honest, hardworking consumers out of their money.
Windows Attention Utility makes use of the same infection methods as its predecessors, and will not alert the user to its presence on the system until its ready to launch its attack on the PC. Browser hijacking websites forms an important part of Windows Attention Utility’s online marketing campaign, as it uses drive-by download tactics to root its infections into its prospective victims’ PCs. Other popular avenues of infection used include bogus online malware scanners.
Once Windows Attention Utility securely roots itself in the system, the rogue will launch its attack against the PC. This will be heralded by the rogue initiating a fake system scan, which will yield absolutely false scan results. It will also proceed to spam the user with various fake security notifications, which were all designed to panic the user into paying for Windows Attention Utility products. One of the most popular fake alert utilized by Windows Attention Utility reads as follows:
When all is said and done, this Windows Attention Utility has none of the abilities it professes to have, and cannot provide any type of protection against known or unknown threats and infections. Users are well advised never to believe any correspondence received from this rogue, and to eradicate Windows Attention Utility the moment it is detected on their systems. This can easily and safely be achieved by making use of a genuine security tool which will not only obliterate Windows Attention Utility, but offer adequate protection against similar threats.
In non techie terms:
Windows Attention Utility is a fake security program only out to rip you off. Never pay for any of its products, and destroy Windows Attention Utility immediately before it destroys your PC.