Do you know Security Shield 2012?
Security Shield 2012 Fake AV will make you remember one similar fake antivirus Security Shield 2010 which once was the nightmare for many computer users. Recently, it stages a comeback with a new but much similar name but upgraded version and is launching a new round attack to computer users. We can range this virus as a fake series virus. No matter Security Shield 2010, Security Shield 2011 or Security Shield 2012, they are the same nature that they are completely fake antivirus which can’t provide you any protect but will lead to your property loss.
But do you think you will only suffer from property loss? It can block many normal functions of your windows system and your legit programs in your computer. But now that it is defined as a fake virus. it must has some crack means in deceiving computer users. The interface of it looks like legit, friendly and helpful. In fact, it absolutely plays a role of villain. It’s a virus indeed which hides on nasty malicious websites or in bundled downloads, camouflaged as fake video codecs or spam email attachments. Security Shield 2012 prepares to attack PCs anytime once it gets an opportunity. The chance can be one of your careless operation such as a visit to some malicious sites, click a cataleptic video or advertisement link, etc. No matter in which way, it will automatically install in your computer without your notice and permission. The annoying virus at first makes your real protection software unavailable by violence, and then it takes place of it as if it’s a much better program to give your computer a complete protection. If you really believe that, you are fully wrong. Security Shield 2012 as the latest variant System Progressive Protection are sharing the same social engineering techniques like the infamous FBI Moneypak virus, by deceiving the victim users into buying the fake licenses.
By adopting the same trick, it starts to give out a report with a fancy and standard interface alerting you that your computer has been infected with much virus. Then it will pretend as if it’s scanning something which is of course nonsense, even, it won’t do anything of scanning. And when it does that, Security Shield 2012 will send you the scanning report on the Web page. It will try its best to persuade you that your computer is in very dangerous situation for much virus infection. What the information shows you just wants to make you be convinced so that you may buy this fake program. At the end of the report, Security Shield 2012 will scare you that you can’t remove that so much virus if you don’t use it. But when you really want to use this program to do that, you will be warned that it is not a full version, you have to pay money to purchase the full version before you can use it. What is worth to mention is that so called virus it finds out even does not exist in your computer. It just wants to swindle money from you. And be careful, when it pushes the scanning report to you, it will start to download something automatically without your permission. Now it’s launching a global offensive. Be careful of your activities whenever you are using your computer. The virus may be concealed in some place to attack your computer. Be cautious when clicking links. Security Shield 2012 Virus can point your browser to download threats or visit malicious web site. Once it occupies your computer, it will block any other legit anti-virus running, so you have to remove such virus in manual way! Don’t give any chance to this fake virus. When it is full-fledged, it will give you more harm!
To save your computer, Live Chat with YooSecurity Expert Now, or you can follow the manual removal guide below to get your problem fixed. (For advanced computer users)
Security Shield Virus ScreenShot
After your computer infected by this virus, a lot of warnings like below will be received constantly. It is really annoying so remove it soon is very urgent!
Attempt to modify registry key entries detected. Registry entry analysis is recommended.
Attempt to run a potentially dangerous script detected.
Full system scan is highly recommended.
Keylogger activity detected. System information security is at risk.
Security Shield 2012 Virus is will recommend to run a full system scan.
How Do I Get Security Shield Virus Off My PC to Stop Blocking Me From The Internet?
I’m trying to figure out how to get rid of “Security Shield 2012″,I’m not having any luck opening any .exe file, despite renaming and running as admin. I can’t DL any automatic malware removal because all .exe gets shut down. Although you have anti-virus installed, but your system still be attacked by such kind of malware. Some one said:”I just got infected for the second time with Security Shield 2012 virus, have tried starting in command prompt but don’t know password? its a network pc at work, not administrator, only know password to log on network, cant get into Setup either as don’t know password? neither does our boss?”. If you are not good at dealing with computer problems, you’d better work with professionals who can help you completely fix a horrible situation. So generally speaking, you have to take an effective way to deal with this issue. Please do a backup beforehand and then follow the helpful instructions below:
Guide to get in safe mode with networking to eliminate the fake anti-virus software:
Restart your computer. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap “F8” key constantly. Use the arrow keys to highlight the “Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then press ENTER.
Virus Manual Removal Step by Step Instructions
Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop all processes in the Windows Task Manager.
Open the Registry Editor, search and remove registry entries related to the Malware
All associated files of Security Shield 2012 Virus should be deleted absolutely.
Video Guide on How to Remove Security Shield Virus
Manually get rid of registry entries created by Security Shield 2012 Virus
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\WarnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect 0
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\Random.exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\Random.exe
Tips: If you are not good enough at computing and could not get rid of Security Shield 2012 scam by yourself, and you don’t want to make things worse, please contact PC experts for help immediately.
Published by Tony Shepherd & last updated on November 16, 2012 8:43 am