Antivirus Security Pro 2013
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|Threat Level:||10 % (Normal)|
|First Seen:||November 4, 2013|
|Last Seen:||September 20, 2023|
Antivirus Security Pro 2013 is a rogue security program that is used to steal money from inexperienced computer users. Computer users have sent reports indicating that Antivirus Security Pro 2013 is being used to cause problems on infected computer users, steal money from computer users and carry out known scams. It is important to note that Antivirus Security Pro 2013 is not a real security application and that Antivirus Security Pro 2013 is part of a well known scam. Because of this, Antivirus Security Pro 2013 should be removed immediately from the infected computer with the help of a strong, reliable anti-malware program.
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What is the Aim of Antivirus Security Pro 2013 Fake Error Messages
The main problem with Antivirus Security Pro 2013 is that Antivirus Security Pro 2013 causes a variety of fake error messages on the affected computer. The following is one typical fake error message associated with Antivirus Security Pro 2013:
Warning! Infected file detected
Location: File SystemSuspicious activity detected in the application notepad.exe to the behavior of the virus Win32/Conficker.X. For your security and to avoid loss of data, the operation of application cmd.exe has been temporarily restricted.
Antivirus Security Pro 2013 is part of an enormous family of rogue security software named WinWeb Security that include members such as System Security, Antivirus Security, Total Security 2009, Security Tool, Trojan.RogueAV.a.gen, System Adware Scanner 2010, FakeAlert-KW.e, Advanced Security Tool 2010, System Tool 2011, Security Shield, MS Removal Tool, Total Security, System Security 2011, Essential Cleaner, Security Shield Pro 2011, Personal Shield Pro, Security Shield 2011, Security Sphere 2012, Advanced PC Shield 2012, Futurro Antivirus. Antivirus Security Pro 2013 and its clones have been responsible for numerous attacks in the last few years.
When Antivirus Security Pro 2013 is installed on the affected computer, Antivirus Security Pro 2013 makes changes to the affected computer that allows Antivirus Security Pro 2013 to load automatically as soon as Windows starts up. As soon as the computer user logs into Windows, Antivirus Security Pro 2013 runs a bogus scan of the infected computer, claiming that the affected computer is infected with threats and with a variety of problems. When the computer user uses the affected computer, Antivirus Security Pro 2013 may also pester the computer users with multiple, fake error messages. All of these symptoms are designed to trick inexperienced computer users into purchasing a bogus 'full version' of Antivirus Security Pro 2013.
Signs of Antivirus Security Pro 2013’s Presence
Other symptoms associated with Antivirus Security Pro 2013 include the following:
- Antivirus Security Pro 2013 may cause a variety of system performance problems, such as frequent freezing and crashes.
- Antivirus Security Pro 2013 may cause browser redirects.
- Antivirus Security Pro 2013 may prevent legitimate security software from running and detecting threats.
Antivirus Security Pro 2013 may call the following URLs: