SiteVillain, also known as Site Villain, is a fraudulent security application from the FakeSmoke family. SiteVillain attempts to convince victims to purchase it by tricking them into believing that numerous parasite infections were detected on their computers. SiteVillain will conduct a fake scan, display random warning and alert messages as well as display annoying pop-ups in order to scare a victim. Site Villain may enter a computer system via a sneaky Trojan that can exploit security vulnerabilities. Site Villain can deteriorate the performance of an operating system; therefore it should be removed immediately after it is detected.
Other members of SiteVillain family of threatening security programs include WiniGuard, WiniFighter, WiniShield, SaveKeep, TrustNinja, SaveDefense, BlockDefense, SaveKeeper, SoftSafeness, TrustWarrior, SecurityFighter, Security Soldier, Security Soldier, SecureVeteran, Secure Warrior, Trust Cop, Safe Fighter, Trust Soldier, Virus Protector.
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