Wednesday, June 22, 2011

Remove Vista Antivirus 2012 virus

Vista Antivirus 2012 is a program which pretends to be a legitimate antivirus software but, in reality is a totally scam.  It is just another fake antivirus program that is a clone of XP Internet Security 2010 malware. Like other rogues from same family of malware, it uses various misleading methods such false scan results and fake security alerts in order to scare your into thinking your system in danger. It hopes that you will next purchase its full version.

What Vista Antivirus 2012 virus does

When the rogue is installed, it will configure itself to start each time Windows runs. A fake system scan will initiate each time the user logs on to Windows, stating that the computer is infected with a lot of viruses, trojans, worms and malware. Of course, this is a misleading tactic which uses Vista Antivirus 2012. Simply ignore the scan results. 

While Vista Antivirus 2012 is running, it will prevent the user from connecting to the Internet, and will display tons of fake security alerts and messages, such as the following:
System danger!
Your system is in danger. Privacy threats detected.
Spyware, keyloggers or Trojans may be working in the
background right now. Perform an in-depth scan and removal
now, click here.
Computer security is at risk! Your PC is still under
malware attack. Dangerous programs were found to be
running in the background. System crash and identify
theft are likely.

This is all done in an effort to panic the user into paying for the bogus software.

You may find it difficult to detect and remove this malware manually, so use the Vista Antivirus 2012 virus removal guide to uninstall the bogus software for free.

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