Windows Pro Defence Kit Description
Windows Pro Defence Kit is a rogue security program. Windows Pro Defence Kit belongs to the FakeVimes family of threats. There are an astonishing number of variants in this family of fake security programs, all carrying out the same basic tactic on the affected computer. Windows Pro Defence Kit represents a threat to computers and Windows Pro Defence Kit should be disabled immediately from the infected computer. Despite the fact that Windows Pro Defence Kit pretends to be an effective security program, Windows Pro Defence Kit does not have the ability to detect or remove threats. In fact, Windows Pro Defence Kit is a threat itself. Rather, Windows Pro Defence Kit will try to influence you into believing that your machine is full of threats that only Windows Pro Defence Kit can remove. However, trying to do this will prompt error messages alleging that it is paramount to pay for a 'full version' of Windows Pro Defence Kit. Never pay for Windows Pro Defence Kit. Instead, remove Windows Pro Defence Kit immediately.
Windows Pro Defence Kit Infection Process
Rogue security programs in the FakeVimes family typically follow the same pattern when infecting a computer, usually following the steps listed below:
- Windows Pro Defence Kit is usually installed automatically, often by using threat distribution methods such as attack websites, corrupted email attachments or social engineering tactics.
- Once installed, Windows Pro Defence Kit makes harmful changes to the affected computer that allow Windows Pro Defence Kit to display fake error messages and threat scans, interrupting the computer user's activities.
- Windows Pro Defence Kit will try to deceit computer users to prove that the compromised computer is critically infected with threats, prevents access to programs and the Internet and displays numerous bogus error messages.
- If computer users try to use Windows Pro Defence Kit's fake security features, Windows Pro Defence Kit will claim that it is necessary to pay for an expensive upgrade.
FakeVimes is a vast family. Among its multiple members are included Virus Melt, Extra Antivirus, Fast Antivirus 2009, Presto TuneUp, Windows Security Suite, Windows Protection Suite, Smart Virus Eliminator, Packed.Generic.245, Volcano Security Suite, Windows Enterprise Suite, Enterprise Suite, Additional Guard, PC Live Guard, Live PC Care, Live Enterprise Suite, Security Antivirus, My Security Wall, CleanUp Antivirus, Smart Security, Windows Work Catalyst.
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