Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Remove System Protection Tools virus

System Protection Tools is a rogue anti-spyware from the same family of rogues as Strong Malware Defender, Antivirus Smart Protection, etc. The program pretends to be a legitimate antivirus software but, in reality, it can not remove viruses, trojans, etc., nor will be protect your computer from legitimate future infections. System Protection Tools is created with one purpose to trick you into purchasing the full version of the software. So, don`t trust anything relate to this software and remove the fake antivirus as soon as possible.

What System Protection Tools does

System Protection Tools is promoted and installed with the help of trojans that are mostly distributed via fake online scanners, misleading websites and using social engineering. When the trojan is started, it will download and install the rogue onto your computer.

During installation, System Protection Tools will be configured to run automatically every time when your computer starts. After that, it will create several files on your computer, which later, during the scan, will detect as infections. These fake infections can only be removed with a full version of the program.

Obviously, such results are a fraud, the program want to scare you into thinking that your computer is infected with malicious software.

While System Protection Tools is running, it will flood your computer with fake security alerts and notifications from Windows task bar. Some of the fake alerts are:

Warning! Identity theft attempt detected
Hidden connection IP:
Target: Microsoft Corporation keys

Warning! Virus detected

However, all the alerts are totally fabricated and must by no means be trusted! You can safety ignore them.

Last, but not least, the rogue will disable Task Manager, block antivirus and antispyware tools from running.

As you can see, System Protection Tools is absolutely useless and what is more, even dangerous software. Most importantly, do not purchase it. Instead, please use the System Protection Tools removal steps in order to remove this malware from your computer for free.

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