Adware.Component.Toolbars is a false security threat created and launched by the rogue anti-spyware application Smart Defender PRO, in order to scare users into purchasing the malicious program. Adware.Component.Toolbars notification reads as follows:
“INFILTRATION ALERT. Your computer is being attacked from Internet. It could be a password-stealing attack, a trojan-dropper and so on. DETAILS: Attack from 220.127.116.11; Attacked port: 21373; Threat: Adware.Component.Toolbars. Do you want this program to block this attack?”
Unfortunately, ignoring this message is not an option, while accepting the prompts will cause you to purchase and download the fake spyware remover Smart Defender PRO. It is important that you remove both Adware.Component.Toolbars and Smart Defender PRO as soon as they are detected.
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