Protection System DescriptionProtection System is a rogue anti-spyware application originating from the same family as CoreGuard Antivirus 2009 fake spyware remover. Protection System infiltrates the computer via security vulnerabilities and backdoors provided by affiliated trojans. Once active, Protection System is configured to start automatically, prompting the user to run a fake online scan. When this scan is complete, fabricated infection reports are displayed, usually intimidating the user into purchasing the rogue spyware remover Protection System.
Aliases: Packed.Win32.Tdss!IK [a-squared], Generic FakeAlert!cp [McAfee], Heuristic.LooksLike.Trojan.FakeCog.B [McAfee-GW-Edition], Trojan:Win32/FakeCog [Microsoft], TDSS.AA [Norman], Trojan/W32.TDSS.44032.DR [nProtect], Trj/CI.A [Panda], High Risk Cloaked Malware [Prevx], Mal/TDSSPack-A [Sophos], Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT [Sunbelt], Packed.Win32.Tdss [Ikarus], W32/Tdss.Y [Fortinet], Packed.Win32.TDSS.y [F-Secure], TR/PCK.Tdss.Y.1985 [AntiVir] and Packed/Win32.Tdss.gen [Antiy-AVL].
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- Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
- Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in 'Safe Mode with Networking' and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
- IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.
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File System Details
Protection System creates the following file(s):
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