WiniShield Description

ScreenshotWiniShield is a rogue security application that is part of the FakeSmoke family. Through many aggressive and misleading tactics, WiniShield attempts to force computer users into purchasing a full version of WiniShield. The Trojan called Zlob may be responsible for installing the WiniShield application without permission from the computer user.

Bogus warning and security messages and system scans are all part of WiniShield's game to drive computer users to purchase the program. Because WiniShield may be able to load at startup of Windows, it is advised to utilize a reliable removal tool that is able to detect and completely remove WiniShield from the infected system.

WiniShield belongs to the same family as WiniGuard, WiniFighter, SaveKeep, TrustNinja, SaveDefense, BlockDefense, SaveKeeper, SoftSafeness, TrustWarrior, SecurityFighter, Security Soldier, Security Soldier, SecureVeteran, Secure Warrior, Trust Cop, Safe Fighter, Trust Soldier, Virus Protector.

Technical Information

Screenshots & Other Imagery

WiniShield Image 1 WiniShield Image 2

File System Details

WiniShield creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5
1 WiniShieldSvc.exe 69,120 83c0110c9c1946dfeccbaf7646b97c3d
2 setup[1].exe 1,768,143 c0bfd2b95180d9c722cad51100221c87
3 WiniShield.exe 1,465,856 38fcb3ffb7385eab241f586377decb0e

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