Futurro Antivirus DescriptionType: Rogue Anti-Virus Program
Futurro Antivirus is a rogue security application that is used to trick inexperienced computer users. Criminals use Futurro Antivirus to steal money from inexperienced computer users. After Futurro Antivirus has been installed on the target computer, Futurro Antivirus impersonates a legitimate security program. Although Futurro Antivirus has the external appearance of a legitimate anti-virus program, Futurro Antivirus does not have the capacity to detect or remove threats on the infected computer. The main purpose of Futurro Antivirus is to scam inexperienced computer users so that they'll believe that they need to pay for a bogus 'full version' of Futurro Antivirus. Instead of following Futurro Antivirus' instructions, security researchers recommend that computer users make use of a real security application that is fully up to date to remove Futurro Antivirus completely.
Tactics Used by Futurro Antivirus to Convince PC Users to Buy Its 'Full Version'
Futurro Antivirus, acting like a real anti-virus will display a fake system scan whenever a computer user logs into the infected PC. Futurro Antivirus will also pester the victim with a constant stream of fake error messages and system alerts, claiming that Futurro Antivirus has found numerous viruses, Trojans, and other threats on the infected computer. Whenever computer users try to remove these fake threats using Futurro Antivirus, this rogue security program displays bogus error messages claiming that it is necessary to pay for a 'full version' of Futurro Antivirus. This 'full version' is just as useless as the 'regular version' of Futurro Antivirus and should not be installed under any circumstances.
Dealing With Futurro Antivirus
You should avoid installing Futurro Antivirus and should ignore all of its bogus notifications. Since Futurro Antivirus can interfere with legitimate security software, security researchers advise booting up the compromised computer in Safe Mode before attempting to remove Futurro Antivirus. Malware analysts strongly advise computer users to avoid paying for Futurro Antivirus or following any of its instructions. Instead, a real security application and safe Web browsing guidelines should be used to prevent Futurro Antivirus from being installed in the first place.
Futurro Antivirus belongs to the WinWeb Security family and has among its clones 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, Antivirus Center.
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