Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20

Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20 Description

Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20 is a rogue security program. Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20 is designed to wreak havoc on your computer and steal your money. This kind of program is known as scareware. This kind of scareware works by convincing a computer user that his/her computer is under attack and that they must purchase this phony security program.
 

How Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20 Worms Its Way into a Computer System

Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20 and its known clones (e.g. Ultimate Guard, Personal Shield, Personal Shield Pro, Fake Spy, and Fake Spy Pro) are usually distributed through networks of scam domains. These pretend to sell these programs as legitimate anti-spyware solutions. The advertisement on these websites will usually deliver a Trojan into your computer, which can then download and install Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20. These websites also offer free online malware scans. Don't click on the links provided by the online malware scanners; they are designed to exploit JavaScript vulnerabilities to deliver a Trojan into your computer.
 

How Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20 Tries to Steal Your Money

Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20 is not a security application. Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20 is nothing more than an authentic-looking interface and a bundle of Trojans and malicious scripts designed to wreak havoc on your computer. The basic scam consists in a fake malware scan that gives multiple negative results. Then Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20 will claim Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20 cannot fix the problems Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20 supposedly found until the computer user enters his/her credit card information and purchases a full license.
Among the other ways in which Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20 can negatively affect your computer are:

- Blocking access to the Internet or redirecting your browsing to its own websites.
- Blocking access to your files or to legitimate security applications.
- Pestering the computer user with constant phony alerts and error messages.
 

How to Get Rid of Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20

What you always need to remember is that, no matter how convincing, Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20 is not a real security program. Do not act on Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20's security warnings, don't try to delete any files that are supposedly infected, and never give Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20 your credit card information. Making the payment Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20 asks will not remove the problems from your computer. It will only leave your computer vulnerable to future attacks from hackers and criminals. Instead, use a real security application to remove Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20 from your computer.

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Technical Information

Registry Details

Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20 creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
RegistryKey
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe"

More Details on Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20

The following messages associated with Personal Shield Pro Version 2.20 were found:
Antivirus software alert
Infiltration alert
Your computer is being attacked by an Internet virus. It could be password-stealing attack, a trojan-dropper or similar.
Internet Explorer Warning – visiting this web site may harm your computer!
Most likely causes:
- The website contains exploits that can launch a malicious code on your computer
- Suspicious network activity detected
- There might be an active spyware running on your computer
Security Warning
Application cannot be executed. The file notepad.exe is infected. Do you want to activate your antivirus software now?
Windows Security Alert
Windows reports that computer is infected. Antivirus software helps to protect your computer against viruses and other security threats. Click here for the scan your computer. Your system might be at risk now.

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