Security Tool Firewall Alert Description
Security Tool Firewall Alert is a fake pop-up security alert displayed by the rogueware Security Tool. Such fake alerts are displayed in order to make victims believe that their systems are infected and the only solution is to purchase the "full" version of the particular software, in this case Security Tool. Do not be fooled by these fake alerts and use a legitimate security tool to remove rogueware from your machine.
Type: Fake Warning Messages
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Security Tool Firewall Alert Technical Report
As new Security Tool Firewall Alert details are reported by our customers and findings from our Threat Research Center, we will update this section.
Fake message for Security Tool Firewall Alert:
The following fake error message(s) appears for Security Tool Firewall Alert:
|Security Tool Firewall Alert
Security Tool Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet.
Security Tool Firewall Alert has typically the following processes in memory:
|C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\[RANDOM NAME]\[RANDOM NAME].exe|
|C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\24025916\24025916.exe|
Security Tool Firewall Alert creates the following files in the system:
|%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Security Tool.lnk|
Security Tool Firewall Alert creates the following registry entries: