Sunday, April 11, 2010

How to remove Digital Protection ( Removal guide )

Digital Protection is a new rogue antispyware from the same family of rogues as Your Protection, User Protection, Dr. Guard, Paladin Antivirus, Malware Defender, Anti-malware.

HijackThis shows Digital Protection infection:
O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [davclnt.exe] C:\DOCUME~1\comp\LOCALS~1\Temp\davclnt.exe
O4 – HKCU\..\Run: [Digital Protection] “C:\Program Files\Digital Protection\digprot.exe” -noscan

What Digital Protection does
The design of Digital Protection looks like a normal antispyware tool, but in reality, this program can not remove viruses, trojans, etc., nor will be protect your computer from legitimate future infections. Digital Protection created with one purpose to trick you into purchasing the full version of the software.

Digital Protection is promoted and installed through the use of trojans. When the trojan is activated, it will display a lot of fake security alerts and offer to download and install an “antivirus”. The “antivirus” is the Digital Protection.

Digital Protection - scan

Once started, Digital Protection will add itself into Windows registry to run automatically every time when your computer starts. After that, it starts scanning procedure, which results in finding a lot of trojans, viruses and other malicious programs. Obviously, such results are a fraud, the program  want to force you to believe that your computer is infected.

What is more, the same trojan that installs  Digital Protection will also download and install a TDSS trojan. The TDSS trojan may block legit antivirus and antispyware applications from running, redirect search results in Google, Yahoo, MSN, block an access to security websites and much more.

From the above, obviously,  Digital Protection is a dangerous program, whose presence on your computer is absolutely undesirable. Use the removal instructions below to remove this malware for free.

How to remove Digital Protection

Use the Digital Protection removal instructions.

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