Active Security

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Active Security Information
Type:   Spyware
  Installs & gathers info from a PC without user permission.
  By downloading freeware & shareware programs.
  Changes PC settings, excessive popups
& slow PC performance.
Detection:   Download SpyHunter's Spyware Scanner.

To check your computer for Active Security, download SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool.

SpyHunter spyware detection tool is only a scanner meant to assist you in detecting Active Security and other threats. If you detect the presence of Active Security on your PC, you have the opportunity to purchase the SpyHunter removal tool to remove any traces of Active Security.

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Detection of Active Security (Recommended)

Active Security is difficult to detect and remove. Active Security is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. Active Security, as well as other spyware, can re-install itself even after it appears to have been removed.

You also run the risk of damaging your computer since you're required to find and delete sensitive files in your system such as DLL files and registry keys. It is recommended you use a good spyware remover to remove Active Security and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.

Run a Active Security scan/check to successfully detect all Active Security files with the SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool. If you wish to remove Active Security, you can either purchase the SpyHunter spyware removal tool to remove Active Security or follow the Active Security manual removal method provided in the "Remedies and Prevention" section.

Method of Infection

There are many ways your computer could get infected with Active Security. Active Security can come bundled with shareware or other downloadable software.

Another method of distributing Active Security involves tricking you by displaying deceptive pop-up ads that may appear as regular Windows notifications with links which look like buttons reading Yes and No. No matter which "button" that you click on, a download starts, installing Active Security on your system. Active Security installs on your computer through a trojan and may infect your system without your knowledge or consent.

If you think you may already be infected with Active Security, use this SpyHunter Spyware dectection tool to detect Active Security and other common Spyware infections. After detection of Active Security, the next advised step is to remove Active Security with the purchase of the SpyHunter Spyware removal tool.


Active Security may attempt to change your computer's desktop, hijack your browser, monitor your Internet browsing activities, change system files, and can do this without your knowledge or permission. Therefore, it is strongly recommended to remove all traces of Active Security from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

Active Security, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. Active Security along with its variants can install in different locations and even when you try to uninstall it you find they reappear when you reboot your computer.

Install a good anti-spyware software

When there's a large number of traces of Spyware, for example Active Security, that have infected a computer, the only remedy may be to automatically run a Spyware scan from a good anti-spyware software designed to detect Active Security and other types of spyware.

Remove Active Security manually

Another method to remove Active Security is to manually delete Active Security files in your system. Detect and remove the following Active Security files:

Known Variants

VirusBurst is a re-branded variant of other well-known rogue anti-spyware programs, including SpywareQuake, SpyFalcon, SpywareStrike, SpySheriff, SpyHeal and many other pseudonyms.

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