What is Live Security Professional Virus – How to Remove?
“Something unbelievable happens to my computer! This morning, the Live Security Professional pops up on my computer’s screen and scans my system automatically. Then it claims that there are some serious leaks and viruses which need to be deleted immediately. If not, these viruses would totally ruin my computer’s system! The pop up thing said it can remove these viruses and repair the leaks for me, but the service is charge. I paid for it because I don’t want to lose my data. However, the Live Security Professional keeps staying on my screen and would not let me access internet after I finished payment. How can I bypass the warning screen? What exactly it is? Is it virus? How can I get rid of it?” said by Lee, who is one of the victims of this kind of fake AV. All you can get more details about this rogue thing and learn more on how to deal with this problem below.
Live Security Professional is a fake security software which will start itself and pop up fake antivirus alerts reporting that many threats have been detected on your computer. When your start my computer, you can hear three dings and a woman’s voice stating “Threat has been detected” and then several pop up boxes appear. One is titled Live Security Professional and it states “Virus Detected. A tool used to remotely attack hackers computers and steal personal information. Therefore, it is recommended to remove it” and asks if I want to Continue Unprotected or Remove Threat. The 2nd pop up is titled Live Security Professional Firewall and it has a blurb about being from Microsoft and do I want to Continue Unprotected or Remove Threat. The 3rd box says “Warning Application cannot be executed. The file ctfmon.exe is infected. Please activate your antivirus software.”
The security software seems to be a legal and professional program that you can use it to protect your computer. Actually none of the reported threats real indeed when they are used only to scare you into buying this fake antivirus program. Whenever the alerts pop up and then you click on them, you are always suggested to pay money in order to activate Live Security Professional so that you can get your computer clean and remove the fake detected threats. Here are some examples: “Warning: Your computer is infected. Detected spyware infection! Click this message to install the last update of security software…” “Warning! 38 infections found! Last scan detected malicious programs (6), viruses (22), adware (2), spyware (6), tracking cookies (2) It is highly recommended to remove these threats from your computer immediately!” However, the above statements is definitely untrue. You must ignore every alert you get from Live Security Professional. In addition,this malicious program is also causing browser redirects,system slowdowns and has hijacked your PC functions to block certain programs from running, therefore we strongly advise you to follow our manual removal guide to kick this rogue malware from your computer permanently. If unfortunately you have paid money to this rogue malware, we kindly suggest you to have this virus removed first and then contact your credit card company to claim the money from this scam.
Note: If you haven’t any computer skills, you are advised to contact YooSecurity experts 24/7 online in time for further help to remove this fake AV.
A Screenshot of Live Security Professional Rogue Software
New Version of Live Security Professional – Unregistered Version
Live Security Professional Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the internet
Why Your Computer Is Infected With Suck Virus?
Live Security Professional is an anti-spyware which belongs to rogue program. This virus always pretends as legitimate antivirus to scan your personal computer without permission. The truth is Live Security Professional is developed by cyber criminals to defraud computer owner’s money. Furthermore, the Internet Security Pro would make chaos on your computer and damages the computer’s system. The worst thing is this rogue thing probably would steal your personal information, such as bank account’s information, personal phone number, private photo and so on. That would be awful because we don’t know what would happen if this information being exposed.
In the general situation, this virus invades your computer via malicious websites or unknown links, spam email attachments and unidentified free software from hacked sources. It would install on your computer quietly without any sign. This rogue perfectly settles down there by changing some parameters of the system and setting itself to launch as soon as PC is rebooted. You have no idea until it starts perform a system scan. That is a big warming—Be cautions when you surf internet. Don’t open dangerous website. No one knows what trouble it will bring to you.
Best Way to Remove This Fake AV Step by Step:
Firstly, please restart your computer and get in Safe Mode with Networking:
Please follow these steps to get rid of Live Security Professional manually:
Step 1: Press CTRL+ALT+DEL or CTRL+SHIFT+ESC. Open the Windows Task Manager.
If that didn’t work, try another way. Press the Start button and click on the Run option. This will start the Run tool. Type in task-mgr and press OK. This should start the Windows Task Manager.
Step 2: Within the Windows Task Manager click on the Processes tab. Find the process by name. random.exe related to this fake anti-virus program. Then scroll the list to find required process. Select it with your mouse or keyboard and click on the End Process button. This will kill the process.
Step3: Remove malicious files of Live Security Professional virus.
Step4: Delete malicious registry entries generated by the virus.
“EnableShellExecuteHooks”= 1 (0x1)
Live Security Professional Virus is computer virus praising itself as both a handy and authorized searching application which is widely-used. It deceives computer users by its resemblance with normal anti-virus software. It shares the blood line with Rogue Win Web Sec family. This self-claimed legitimate virus a new version of fake anti-virus software which masks its evil plots and hides its real intentions. You should remove this malware from your computer immediately as well as all the related programs that could be infecting your system. Up to now, there is no antivirus can remove this virus completely, manual removal is required.
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Usually, it would have you fooled and frightened by running a scan and pointing out that there are abundant threats or infections in your computer. It reports of key loggers, Trojans, spyware, worms and other forms of security threats. With its installation, you will find a mass of unwanted windows popping up as well as false alerts. Then, you might be provoked by these overwhelming pop ups to delete the so-called threats on your computer. All its efforts seek to talk you into finish the payment to attain the full version of Live Security Professional which attributes to its thirst of money. Besides, this tricky software comes out all of a sudden from nowhere and makes changes in system settings for its own benefit. Worse still, you find it too stubborn to remove entirely. As a one of the self-defense mechanisms, this virus paralyzes the Windows system utilities, including the Windows Task Manager and Registry Editor, and makes your anti-virus programs nonfunctional. In general, the virus is spreading through compromised websites which can install malicious software automatically and secretly by exploiting software vulnerabilities in your computer. Moreover, it is easy to be infected if you download music, movies and other similar stuff from untrusted sources. Those free software make you a easy prey for swindlers and drag you into its trap.
You may feel it scary and buy the full version of Live Security Professional Virus, please don’t panic. It makes us a team to eliminate it. Once removed, your computer will perform as well as it always does.
Note: If you are not computer savvy, you are advised to contact YooSecurity experts 24/7 online in time for further help to protect your computer against malicious computer threats.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on August 19, 2013 8:21 am