Security Scanner 2012

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Security Scanner 2012 Information
Type: Spyware
Analysis: Installs & gathers info from a PC without user permission.
Infection: By downloading freeware & shareware.
Symptoms: Changes PC settings, excessive popups & slow PC performance.
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Created and designed by cyber crooks, Security Scanner 2012 is an online scam designed to manipulate and trick you into willingly purchasing Security Scanner 2012's completely useless anti-spyware application. Security Scanner 2012 is another addition to the malevolent WinWeb Security family of rogue anti-spyware applications. Fundamentally, Security Scanner 2012 is comprised of a bogus anti-spyware program that, when launched on an infected system, actually reveals itself to be a dangerous and fear-inducing scareware scam.
This phony bit of fake anti-spyware program is in a long line of bogus anti-spyware applications released by the Winweb Security family. A number of the WinWeb family's earlier members that were previously released over the Web are MS Removal Tool, Security Shield, Total Security, Personal Shield Pro, System Security, Windows Smart Security and Security Tool. In every aspect except its given name, Security Scanner 2012 is an identical reproduction of each and every one of these precursor family members.

Security Scanner 2012 is a well-developed cyber scam that possesses quite a convincing appearance (e.g. user interface). As a scareware-type cyber scam, the creators of this malicious program want you to be duped into believing Security Scanner 2012's false pretense of legitimacy. To this end, Security Scanner 2012 was cleverly designed with a number of built-in aesthetic properties – which are especially meant to trick users into genuinely believing that this bogus security program can be trusted. Such aesthetic properties include Security Scanner 2012's main header/logo, which displays a red shield that is meant to symbolize protection and the program's supposed motto that states 'Protect Your PC on a New Level.'

Recognizing the Signs of a Security Scanner 2012 Infection

Categorized as a rogue anti-spyware application, if Security Scanner 2012 is able to install itself on your machine, Security Scanner 2012 will work to falsely scan your system for a number of supposed security threats, fabricate a fake threat detection reports, and intentionally assault your computer with a number of absolutely bogus security messages, which are displayed in pop-up alert form.

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Detection of Security Scanner 2012 (Recommended)

Security Scanner 2012 is difficult to detect and remove. Security Scanner 2012 is not likely to be removed through a convenient "uninstall" feature. Security Scanner 2012, 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 Security Scanner 2012 and other spyware, adware, trojans and viruses on your computer.

Run a Security Scanner 2012 scan/check to successfully detect all Security Scanner 2012 files with the SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool. If you wish to remove Security Scanner 2012, you can either purchase the SpyHunter spyware removal tool to remove Security Scanner 2012 or follow the Security Scanner 2012 manual removal method provided in the "Remedies and Prevention" section.

Method of Infection

There are many ways your computer could get infected with Security Scanner 2012. Security Scanner 2012 can come bundled with shareware or other downloadable software.

Another method of distributing Security Scanner 2012 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 Security Scanner 2012 on your system. Security Scanner 2012 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 Security Scanner 2012, use this SpyHunter Spyware dectection tool to detect Security Scanner 2012 and other common Spyware infections. After detection of Security Scanner 2012, the next advised step is to remove Security Scanner 2012 with the purchase of the SpyHunter Spyware removal tool.


Security Scanner 2012 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 Security Scanner 2012 from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

Security Scanner 2012, as well as other Spyware, are constantly evolving and becoming more advanced to avoid detection. Security Scanner 2012 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 Security Scanner 2012, 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 Security Scanner 2012 and other types of spyware.

Remove Security Scanner 2012 manually

Another method to remove Security Scanner 2012 is to manually delete Security Scanner 2012 files in your system. Detect and remove the following Security Scanner 2012 files:

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