WinPC Defender Description
WinPC Defender, or WinPCDefender, is a rogue anti-spyware program. WinPC Defender is usually installed in the user's computer system with the help of Trojan Zlob or the user may have downloaded it from a malicious website. Once installed, the user may receive annoying popup notifications of imaginary spyware infections. These fake notifications redirect the user to fraudulent websites that sell WinPC Defender as a legitimate software. WinPC Defender is not able to detect nor remove any spyware infections. WinPC Defender is an infection itself
In addition, WinPC Defender is able to emulate a computer system scan and trick users into believing their computer systems are flooded with spyware. The result of this scan is entirely bogus and is only meant to push users into purchasing the "full" version of a rogue software. WinPC Defender may also hijack the user's Internet browser and display a fake popup notification stating that the browser has been blocked due to the presence of malware.
WinPC Defender may cause system errors and freezes. WinPC Defender is a family of rogue security programs that have among its members SystemDefender, IE Defender, IE Defender, XPdefender, WinDefender2008, Malware Defender 2009, PC Privacy Defender, Smart Defender Pro, Ultimate Defender, Advanced XP Defender, Security Defender Pro 2015.
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