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PC Antispyware 2010
Alias: PCAntispyware2010, PCAntispyware 2010
Description: PC Antispyware 2010 is a rogue anti-spyware application. PC Antispyware 2010 is another member in the software family, wich already includes PC Security 2009, WinReanimator, and Home Antivirus 2010 rogue anti-spyware applications. Usually, it is secretly installed into your computer by a trojan. Once installed, PC Antispyware 2010 "scans" system and displays exaggerated results. It displays annoying pop-up windows and system alerts stating that computer is infected or under attack. PC Antispyware 2010 tries to scare the user and push it into purchasing of "full" version.
PC Antispyware 2010 replaces Windows Security Center with own fake Security Center, which promotes PC Antispyware 2010. So you may see two Security Center icons at your Windows tray.
Also, PC Antispyware 2010 hijacks Internet Explorer and redirects URLs to various malware sites.
Hijacker - A Hijacker is a software application that takes control of your browser's settings. Usually it changes your home page and redirects it to some unknown site or modifies your search settings. It prevents you from changing back your browser's settings. An infected browser usually operates much slower.
Ransomware - Ransomware is a software application that infects a computer and asks for money to have the infection removed.
Trojan - A Trojans or Trojan Horse is any programs that installs itself secretly normally via malware programs, quite often with sinister intent. Once installed, the trojan author (hacker) can gain complete control of the infected PC. Trojans are usually designed to steal sensitive information and/or destroy the system. Trojans can be distributed as unsolicited email attachments, or bundled with freeware and shareware programs.
Advice: Remove This is a very high risk threat and should be removed immediately as to prevent harm to your computer and / or to protect your privacy.
SpyNoMore removes PC Antispyware 2010: Yes
Threat risk: Very High Risk
Extremely dangerous malware. Uses stealth installation, randomly named entries and has the capability to self update or resurrect after incomplete removal. Almost impossible to remove manually. Category mostly consists of trojans and spyware.
Annoying popup messages claiming that your computer is infected;
PC Antispyware 2010 is launched after system restart and stays resident in background;
Stealthly installation of PC Antispyware 2010 without your concent or knowlege;
New desktop shortcuts appeared;
New Windows tray icons appeared.
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