Win 8 Security System

Win 8 Security System Description

Type: Rogue Anti-Virus Program

ScreenshotIt was only a matter of time before criminals started releasing new versions of their fake security software disguised as security software for Windows 8. These fake security programs, known as rogue security programs, are part of a well-known online scam that is used to steal money from inexperienced computer users. Win 8 Security System has absolutely no way to detect or remove threats and this fake security program is not affiliated with Microsoft of Windows 8 in any way. Use a reliable anti-virus program to remove Win 8 Security System from your computer at once.

Win 8 Security System is simply one more fake security program in a family of malware, the FakeRean family, that also includes malware with names like Windows Antivirus 2008, Vista Antivirus 2008, Antivirus Pro 2009, AntiSpy Safeguard, ThinkPoint, Spyware Protection 2010, Internet Antivirus 2011, Palladium Pro, XP Anti-Virus 2011, CleanThis, PC Clean Pro, XP Home Security 2012, Windows Clear Problems, XP Security 2012, Antivirus PRO 2015.

How Win 8 Security System Scams Computer Users

The Win 8 Security System scam is quite simple. Basically, criminals will try to convince computer users that their computer is in severe trouble. They do this by having Win 8 Security System display alarming error messages and a fake system scan that will invariably claim that the victim's computer is severely infected with different kind of threats. Win 8 Security System may also cause your computer to become slow and unresponsive and may prevent you from accessing certain websites or certain files and applications on your computer. You should not believe any of Win 8 Security System's claims. These are all meant to trick you into paying for a useless 'full version' of Win 8 Security System. Paying for Win 8 Security System to stop its irritating error messages is also not a good idea. While 'registering' Win 8 Security System may stop these irritating symptoms, the threat will remain on your computer.

Win 8 Security System – A Rogue Security Program that Wants Your Money

You can remove Win 8 Security System from your computer with a reliable anti-malware program. You can 'register' Win 8 Security System with the registration code Y86REW-8F42D6E3-FD18 and entering any email you want in order to stop many of its symptoms. However, ESG malware researchers still advise removing Win 8 Security System completely from your computer with the help of a real security program that is fully up to date.

Technical Information

Screenshots & Other Imagery

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Win 8 Security System Video

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Registry Details

Win 8 Security System creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
%UserProfile%\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Win 8 Security System
Regexp file mask
%LocalAppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

More Details on Win 8 Security System

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