AV Security 2012

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AV Security 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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The rogue anti-virus application AV Security 2012 is a nasty malware product that infects targeted computer systems without receiving any kind of user authorization to do so. This singular malicious act is just the tip of the iceberg when dealing with this completely bogus security software.

When forced to endure a malevolent invasion by a corrupt, malware-based computer program such as a rogue anti-virus application like AV Security 2012, it is important to understand that this particular brand of malware is exceptionally dangerous and incredibly deceptive. As such a rogue anti-virus program, AV Security 2012 was created and designed by nasty cybercriminals, whose sole purpose in working to formulate such a malicious application is to target and scam unknowing, unsuspecting and gullible computer users, who may be easily duped into buying into the nasty lies and falsehoods that this cyber evil will attempt to throw at them.

The AV Security 2012 Scareware Scam

AV Security's malicious, process is based on the corrupt tenant of scamming targeted computer users by frightening them into believing that their machines are completely compromised with all sorts of horrible security problems – namely, that their computer systems are rife with severely dangerous security threats such as Trojans, other malware applications, spyware, adware and etc.

AV Security 2012 was created and produced by the same cyber criminals that designed that harmful System Security 2012 and System Protection 2012 scareware scams. This means that, just as is true of its malicious predecessors, AV Security 2012 is a rogue anti-virus application that attempts to convince infected system users that AV Security 2012 is a legitimate and authentic computer security program. Believing this lie, in particular, is a terrible mistake to make.

AV Security 2012 only hopes to sell you this particular lie, because it wants to trick you into purchasing the full, registered version of its utterly useless product. In other words, the masterminds behind this malicious product want your money in return for, fundamentally, nothing. AV Security offers nothing real in terms of computer security protection or defenses.

Do not allow this malicious program – or any such program – manipulate and trick you with its arsenal of malicious scareware techniques, which includes generating fake security scans on systems that AV Security 2012 infects, concluding these scans with completely fake threat detection reports, and assaulting compromised systems users with a variety of malicious pop-up security alerts that are filled with all sorts of false claims.

How to Know If Your System Has Been Compromised by AV Security 2012?

In addition to being entirely bogus, these scans, threat detection reports and pop-up alerts, which will claim to originate from a program called AV Security 2012, are an excellent indication that your system has been breached by this malicious rogue anti-virus application. As a fake security program, AV Security 2012 is completely unlike a Trojan or Worm that possesses no real appearance, user interface, or GUIs.

AV Security 2012 is a fake anti-virus program that attempts to sell itself as a real computer security tool; thus, this malicious program has an identifiable appearance, as well as both user interfaces and GUIs. While AV Security 2012 was aesthetically designed to be incredibly deceptive, even recognizing its corrupt namesake can definitively point an infected system's user to the truth about this deceiving computer threat.

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SpyHunter spyware detection tool is only a scanner meant to assist you in detecting AV Security 2012 and other threats. If you detect the presence of AV Security 2012 on your PC, you have the opportunity to purchase the SpyHunter removal tool to remove any traces of AV Security 2012.


Detection of AV Security 2012 (Recommended)

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

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

Method of Infection

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

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


AV Security 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 AV Security 2012 from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

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

Remove AV Security 2012 manually

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


  • %System%\AV Security 2012v121.exe
  • %Temp%\svhostu.exe
  • C:\Windows\system32\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
  • C:\Windows\System32 AV Security 2012v121.exe

Other Files

  • %AppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\AV Security 2012.ico
  • %AppData%\ldr.ini
  • %StartMenu%\Programs\AV Security 2012\
  • %StartMenu%\Programs\AV Security 2012\AV Security 2012.lnk
  • %Desktop%\AV Security 2012.lnk

Registry Keys

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyServer" = "http="
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM CHARACTERS]"

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