Threat Database Rogue Anti-Spyware Program Windows Risks Preventions

Windows Risks Preventions

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 100 % (High)
Infected Computers: 15
First Seen: May 26, 2011
Last Seen: January 8, 2020
OS(es) Affected: Windows

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Windows Risks Preventions is a counterfeit anti-spyware program which can lead your computer to serious damage. Windows Risks Preventions will attempt to persuade its potential victims of being a legitimate security tool, but, in fact, Windows Risks Preventions is not able to detect or remove any type of real malware threats from the computer system and is nothing more than a malicious virus itself. Windows Risks Preventions uses a variety of ways to invade PC systems, and the most popular among them is fake online malware scanners. These scanners block the functioning of an original system scanner, and show various imaginary computer threats in a try to cheat users into purchasing its useless software product. Symptoms related Windows Risks Preventions involve fabricated security messages and warning about malware infections allegedly detected on the computer system. Windows Risks Preventions can stop any type of executable, as well as block Internet connections, raise erratic system behavior and poor computer performance. It is strongly advised removing Windows Risks Preventions as quickly as possible by using a trustworthy security application.ScreenshotScreenshotScreenshotScreenshotScreenshotScreenshotScreenshotScreenshotScreenshotScreenshotScreenshotScreenshot

SpyHunter Detects & Remove Windows Risks Preventions

File System Details

Windows Risks Preventions may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. muiynx.exe 2357aa54355bec2eeeb032e86296c1aa 1
2. %AppData%\Microsoft\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

Registry Details

Windows Risks Preventions may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell "%AppData%\Microsoft\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe"


The following messages associated with Windows Risks Preventions were found:

Microsoft Security Essentials Alert
Potential Threat Details
Microsoft Security Essentials detected potential threats that might compromise your private or damage your computer. Your access to these items may be suspended until you take an action. Click 'show details' to learn more.
Threat prevention solution found
Security system analysis has revealed critical file system vulnerability caused by severe malware attacks.
Risk of system files infection:
The detected vulnerability may result in unauthorized access to private information and hard drive data with a serious possibility of irreversible data loss and unstable PC performance. To remove the malware please run a full system scan. Press ‘OK’ to install the software necessary to initiate system files check. To complete the installation process please reboot your computer.
Location: c:\windows\system32\taskmgr.exe
Viruses: Backdoor.Win32.Rbot


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