Do you know what Windows Work Catalyst is?
With all the sophistication invested into fake security tools nowadays, it can be difficult to distinguish between genuine and rogue security tools, but don’t make that mistake with Windows Work Catalyst. Although it might seem genuine thanks to all the authentic Windows icons it uses, this fake security tool is nothing more than a malicious application which forms part of the elaborate Fake Microsoft Security Essentials scam. Users familiar with the Windows Attention Utility rogue antispyware application will immediately be able to recognize the similarities between the applications, as Windows Work Catalyst is in fact a direct clone of Windows Attention Utility.
Windows Work Catalyst enters the system without invitation of the user, and surreptitiously roots itself into the PC without the user’s knowledge. It uses various established forms of infiltration, including making use of bogus online malware scanners and rubbish browser hijacking websites. These browser hijackers forcefully redirect the user to its compromised landing pages, where it will use drive-by download tactics to root the Windows Work Catalyst infection in the system.
Once secure, Windows Work Catalyst will start its attack on the system. This will usually be heralded by the user being spammed by various falsely generated security messages. These messages were designed explicitly to mislead and panic the user into thinking his PC is under attack. Users are strongly urged never to believe any correspondence received from Windows Work Catalyst.
Reported symptoms of this rogue include the inability to connect to the Internet, as well as not being able to launch any executable on the system. This is done in an effort to prevent the user from downloading or running any application which might detect and destroy Windows Work Catalyst from the system.
If you fear infection of your PC then eradicate Windows Work Catalyst completely to minimize the destruction your PC will be sure to endure. Do this by investing in a genuine security tool which will not only erase Windows Work Catalyst but also protect your system against similar future attacks and threats.
In non techie terms:
Windows Work Catalyst is a fake security tool which will never live up to any of its promises. Its one goal is to steal as much money from its victims in as short a period as possible. Delete Windows Work Catalyst and take back control of your PC.