Internet Antivirus 2011 DescriptionType: Rogue Anti-Virus Program
Internet Antivirus 2011 is a fake security application and another member of the notorious FakeRean family designed to infect a computer system, make it appear that a severe malware infection is present, and then attempt to receive a quick pay-off by convincing its victim to purchase a "full version" of Internet Antivirus 2011. Most of the time, Internet Antivirus 2011 is the actual malware problem on the victim's computer system and most symptoms of malware can usually be traced to Internet Antivirus 2011 itself. Internet Antivirus 2011 belongs to a category of malware that is part of a well-known online scam. These kinds of fake security programs and system optimization applications are known as rogue security programs.
Examples of fake security programs and system optimization applications programs which some of them belong to Internet Antivirus 2011 family include Windows Antivirus 2008, Vista Antivirus 2008, Antivirus Pro 2009, AntiSpy Safeguard, ThinkPoint, Spyware Protection 2010, Palladium Pro, XP Anti-Virus 2011, CleanThis, PC Clean Pro, XP Home Security 2012, Windows Clear Problems, XP Security 2012, Antivirus PRO 2015.
Despite their authentic-sounding names and professional-looking interfaces, rogue security programs such as Internet Antivirus 2011 have absolutely no anti-virus capabilities. These are programs designed to display fake scans, alarming error messages, and to disrupt the infected computer deliberately in an attempt to steal the victim's money. Do not become a victim of Internet Antivirus 2011! Instead, use a legitimate anti-malware application to remove this dangerous invader from your computer system.
Symptoms of Internet Antivirus 2011
Internet Antivirus 2011 makes no attempt to hide its presence on your computer, unlike many backdoor Trojans. Rather, Internet Antivirus 2011 makes its presence known but hides its true identity. Inexperienced computer users may mistake this fake security program for the real thing and end up purchasing a serial code to unlock Internet Antivirus 2011's nonexistent 'full version'. Internet Antivirus 2011 carries out several dangerous attacks on your computer system in order to heighten the illusion of a dangerous malware attack. Some symptoms of an Internet Antivirus 2011 that uses Trojans include:
- Designed to display a constant stream of alarming error messages and fake security alerts.
- May make your computer run extremely slowly and become stuck frequently.
- May make your computer system crash frequently as well as force certain applications to shut down.
- Has the capability to block access to any legitimate anti-malware programs on your computer system.
- May also block your access to the Internet in order to prevent you from downloading any possible solutions to this malware threat.
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