AntiSpy Safeguard

AntiSpy Safeguard Description

Type: Rogue Anti-Virus Program

ScreenshotAntiSpy Safeguard (AntiSpySafeguard) is a rogue anti-spyware which is typically distributed by sneaky Trojans. AntiSpy Safeguard can also be downloaded from malicious websites or it may come bundled with other malware such as Trojans. Once AntiSpy Safeguard is inside a computer system, it will generate numerous security alerts in an attempt to convince the victim that his/her system in infected. Should a user click on the fake security alerts or scan reports displayed by AntiSpy Safeguard he/she will be redirected to a malicious website which lists 35 different security programs to choose from as a solution to the computer infections. Five of the listed programs are rogues including; Red Cross Antivirus, Peak Protection 2010, Pest Detector 4.1, Major Defense Kit, AntiSpySafeguard.

The victim will be pressured into purchasing the “full version” of AntiSpy Safeguard, or the other listed rogueware, in order to remove all the purportedly detected malware. Task Manager, Registry Editor and safe mode may also be blocked in order to prevent the manual detection and removal of the threat. Users should not believe any security notifications displayed by AntiSpy Safeguard. This is a useless program that can neither detect nor remove computer malware so do not throw away your money by attempting to purchase this rogue.ScreenshotScreenshotScreenshotScreenshotScreenshotScreenshotScreenshot

Technical Information

File System Details

AntiSpy Safeguard creates the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detection Count
1 defender.exe fb8d171cd54e6b21e342820d8df0b30d 46
2 antispy.exe 0a6d471d2d52f7ea5215386a245a120e 7
More files

More Details on AntiSpy Safeguard

The following messages associated with AntiSpy Safeguard were found:
"Warning! Database updated failed!
Database update failed!
Outdated viruses database are not effective can???t guarantee adequate protection and security for your PC! Click here to get the full version of the product and update the database!"

"Warning! Running trial version!
The security of your computer has been compromised! Now running trial version of the software! Click here to purchase the full version of the software and get full protection for your PC!"

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6 Comments

  • Joyce Jenson:

    Have a friend that has antispy safeguard on his laptop and I am trying to help them get rid of it. Thanks for your help.

  • judy:

    I have just been ripped off about $250.00 I got an alert that my computer was about to crash a few days ago and the only way I could save it was to purchase this AntiSpy Safeguard so I did. When I went to my computer today I coulsnot use it until I sent them another $99.00. What can I do?

  • Dale Almenario:

    I have same problem. A pop up from antispy safeguard showed up in my desktop and disabled my internet explorer. How do I remove this program?

  • matheus:

    eu fui infectado por um AntiSpy Safeguard mas queria saber como posso desinstalar ele do meu pc por favor me ajudem

  • Cody peavler:

    um i have the AntiSpy Safeguard and I want to get rid of it because I cannot pay for it AND I cannot access my internet browser without doing so... I use Google Chrome and every time i try to open it a message comes uo saying that the program ran successfully but was forced to shut down... can u help me out please???

    • LoneStar:

      Hello Cody,

      Read this "Cannot Download SpyHunter or Browse the Internet?" post at http://www.enigmasoftware.com/cannot-download-spyhunter-or-browse-internet/ to be able to access your internet browser. The article also explains how to use SpyHunter to detect AntiSpy Safeguard even when a rogue program like AntiSpy Safeguard blocks internet access.