Norton AntiVirus Enhanced Protection Mode

Norton AntiVirus Enhanced Protection Mode Description

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Norton Anti-virus Does Not Have a Norton AntiVirus Enhanced Protection Mode

Norton Anti-Virus, one of the most popular anti-virus programs, has become the target of a rogue anti-virus that presents itself as a supposed Norton AntiVirus Enhanced Protection Mode. Our ESG security researchers would like to make it absolutely clear that the official anti-virus program from Norton has no such thing. The supposed Norton AntiVirus Enhanced Protection Mode is really a rogue anti-virus program, designed to disable your real anti-virus and then steal your personal information and monitor your online activities. If your Norton Anti-Virus is displaying a Norton AntiVirus Enhanced Protection Mode when you click on it, you can be sure that there is an unwanted malware infection on your computer. A fully-updated anti-malware program should take care of the Norton AntiVirus Enhanced Protection Mode.
 

Norton AntiVirus Enhanced Protection Mode Changes To Match Your Anti-Virus Tool

One of the Norton AntiVirus Enhanced Protection Mode's features that has caught the attention of security researchers from around the world is how Norton AntiVirus Enhanced Protection Mode can change to match the anti-virus program on the computer Norton AntiVirus Enhanced Protection Mode is infecting. This rogue security program can detect the anti-virus being used, and change to match it. For example, if you are running the Avast anti-virus utility, this rogue security program would display a window from the Avast Enhanced Protection Mode. In case your computer was running Avira, this rogue security program would tell you that Avira is running in Enhanced Protection Mode. This rogue security program also disables your real anti-virus program and replaces the icon on the Taskbar with an icon matching the legitimate anti-virus program Norton AntiVirus Enhanced Protection Mode is mimicking.
 

How Norton AntiVirus Enhanced Protection Mode Invades a Computer System?

Our ESG malware researchers have issued a warning against downloading false updates for Adobe Flash. The Norton AntiVirus Enhanced Protection Mode rogue security program has been associated with fake updates for this popular Internet browser plug-in. Typically, unwary computer users will be asked to download an update for Adobe Flash when trying to view adult videos on unscrupulous websites. This fake update is really the Norton AntiVirus Enhanced Protection Mode's vehicle into your computer. Because of this, our ESG malware researchers advise you to only download updates from Flash directly from its manufacturer. Once installed, this rogue security program will disable your Norton Anti-Virus. However, Norton AntiVirus Enhanced Protection Mode will hide this fact from you by displaying a fake "database update" message upon start-up. If you click on the icon on your Taskbar, Norton AntiVirus Enhanced Protection Mode will display a red window claiming that Norton Anti-Virus is running in Enhanced Protection Mode because of a virus threat and that no further action is necessary.

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