Security Sphere 2012

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Security Sphere 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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Security Sphere 2012 is yet another malware product released by malicious cyber criminals that introduced Personal Shield Pro to the Web. Derivative of the same family of anti-spyware applications as Personal Shield Pro and Security Shield, Security Sphere 2012 employs the same GUI and manipulative tactics as Security Sphere 2012's predecessors.

The fact about this corrupt program is that Security Sphere 2012 is a fake computer security tool known as a rogue anti-spyware application, which utilizes seditious tricks to secretly infiltrate and infect targeted computer systems. Though Security Sphere 2012 will work hard to convince you otherwise, this corrupt computer program is actually a very dangerous and harmful computer security threat, categorized as a malware product.

As such, if Security Sphere 2012 is able to breach your system's security defenses successfully – in order to parasitically latch itself to your system – this nasty and deceptive rogue security program will attempt to launch and enact Security Sphere 2012's malicious scareware campaign and scam on your computer. The entire point of deceptively manipulating you into believing this hateful program's falsehoods, is to trick you into buying into Security Sphere 2012's false pretense of legitimacy and thoroughly frightening you into purchasing the 'full,' 'registered' or 'licensed' version of this utterly useless rogue security program.

Method of Infection, Fake Scans, Bogus Detections, and Phony Pop-Up Security Alerts malware researchers have reported that Security Sphere 2012 is known to employ several deceptive tactics to infect targeted computer systems without any kind of prior user knowledge or authorization.

Once Security Sphere 2012 has managed to infect a targeted computer system, this malicious rogue security program will immediately begin to enact a series of scareware tactics, means to frighten you into thinking that your computer system is severely infected. Primary, among the scareware tactics employed by this malicious program, are bogus security scans, fake threat detection reports and phony pop-up security alerts.

Specifically regarding the bogus pop-up security alerts generated by Security Sphere 2012, malware researchers have provided the following as examples of the kinds of bogus messages generated by this nasty program's pop-up alerts:

Warning: Your computer is infected
Detected spyware infection!
Click the message to install the last update of security software…

Security Sphere 2012 Warning
Your computer is still infected with dangerous viruses. Activate antivirus protection to prevent data loss and avoid theft of your credit card details.
Click here to activate protection.

Application cannot be executed. The file notepad.exe is infected.
Please activate your antivirus software.

What's more, several reports on Security Sphere 2012 have revealed that this malicious rogue security program will also attempt to hijack your computer system's web browser and, when Security Sphere 2012 does it so, Security Sphere 2012 will generate and display the following bogus messages:

Warning message from Internet browser. This page under virus attack. This may crash your system.
This may be caused by:
* Virus content founded at this site trying to install its components.
* Malicious and unknown network processes are determined.
* Your system is under virus attack
* Negative references from other citizens concerning this web page.
* Your system ports and backdoors have been checked by visited page for external access.
* Obtain license of "Security Sphere 2012” to protect your PC for the safest browsing Internet pages (desirable)
* Launch spyware, virus and malware scanning process.
* Keep browsing

Do not allow yourself to be duped by this scam-artist of a rogue computer security program. Rather, if you have reason to believe that Security Sphere 2012 has managed to infect your computer system, you should take any necessary steps to ensure that this malicious complex-malware program is annihilated from your computer system. If Security Sphere 2012 is detected lurking somewhere on your PC, malware researchers strongly suggest that you focus your energy on completely removing Security Sphere 2012, from your system, before Security Sphere 2012 has the chance to wreck any kind of serious and irrevocable damage to your computer.

To check your computer for Security Sphere 2012, download SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool.

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


Detection of Security Sphere 2012 (Recommended)

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

Run a Security Sphere 2012 scan/check to successfully detect all Security Sphere 2012 files with the SpyHunter Spyware Detection Tool. If you wish to remove Security Sphere 2012, you can either purchase the SpyHunter spyware removal tool to remove Security Sphere 2012 or follow the Security Sphere 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 Sphere 2012. Security Sphere 2012 can come bundled with shareware or other downloadable software.

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


Security Sphere 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 Sphere 2012 from your computer.

Remedies and Prevention

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

Remove Security Sphere 2012 manually

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


  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Application Data\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe

Other Files

  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Local Settings\Temp\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].tmp
  • %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Desktop\Security Sphere 2012.lnk

Registry Keys

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\PhishingFilte "Enabled" = "0"
  • HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\featurecontrol\FEATURE_BROWSER_EMULATION "svchost.exe"
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyEnable" = "1"
  • HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "enablehttp1_1" = '1'
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce "[RANDOM CHARACTERS]"

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