Spyware threats and removal instructions

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Spywarevoid.com contains a database of the latest computer security threats: adware, backdoors, browser helper objects, browser hijackers, keyloggers, remote administration tools, rogue antispyware, malicious domains, tracking cookies, trojans and worms. We provide simple and comprehensive instructions on how to remove these threats manually or what software to use.

The latest top rogue antispyware infections currently are: SecurityTool, XP Antispyware 2010, Vista Guardian, Internet Security 2010, Personal Security, XP Guardian, System Security, Vista Antivirus Pro 2010.

Decrypt Protect Virus

May 17th, 2013

Decrypt Protect Virus is a computer fraud. It presents itself as a notification from law enforcement. Decrypt Protect claims that the victim’s PC is spreading malware and thus they have to pay a fine. The scam is pretty difficult to ignore because it blocks almost every other program and system tool it can find on the compromised computer.

Decrypt Protect Virus usually displays this message:

You have 48 hours left to enter your payment.
You have lost control over your computer. Your system and all your files has been blocked and encrypted because you were spreading Malware (viruses, trojans, worms).
You are breaking numerous International and USA laws.

The warning is fabricated. Delete Decrypt Protect without a doubt.

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Win 8 Protection 2013

May 15th, 2013

Avoid installing Win 8 Protection 2013 if you have a choice! The program is not a real antimalware and it may cause quite some trouble.

Win 8 Protection 2013 usually gets onboard without user’s permission because it is a computer parasite and a fraud. The infection is easy to spot because Win 8 Protection 2013 brings along numerous fabricated alerts. Here’s what the counterfeit warnings look like:

System hijack!
System security threat was detected. Viruses and/or spyware may be damaging your system now. Prevent infection and data loss or stealing by running a free security scan.

Privacy threat!
Spyware intrusion detected. Your system is infected. System integrity is at risk. Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords. Click here to perform a security repair.

Do not trust Win 8 Protection 2013 alerts and reports: all of them are falsified in order to gain a purchase. Remove Win 8 Protection 2013 scam without hesitation.

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Vista Protection 2013

May 8th, 2013

Avoid Vista Protection 2013 and do not purchase its “license”! Vista Protection 2013 is a rogue program. In other words, it is useless but it pretends to be a functional antimalware in hope to trick people into paying for it.

Vista Protection 2013 is able to fabricate security-related pop-ups. If clicked upon, the fake alerts offer fixing the “detected issues” after the user pays for the program. Here are some examples of Vista Protection 2013 notifications:

System hijack!
System security threat was detected. Viruses and/or spyware may be damaging your system now. Prevent infection and data loss or stealing by running a free security scan.

System danger!
Your system security is in danger. Privacy threats detected. Spyware, keyloggers or Trojans may be working in the background right now. Perform an in-depth scan and removal now, click here.

Malware intrusion!
Sensitive areas of your system were found to be under attack. Spy software attack or virus infection possible. Prevent further damage or your private data will get stolen. Run an antispyware scan now. Click here to start.

Do not trust a single message displayed by Vista Protection 2013: they are all falsified. Delete Vista Protection 2013 as soon as possible.

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Safe PC Cleaner

May 6th, 2013

Safe PC Cleaner is a fraudulent application and it should be avoided. Luckily, it can be uninstalled just like regular programs using the “Uninstall” option and via the Control Panel.

Although Safe PC Cleaner uses no aggressive ways to get on a PC, it is listed as a potentially unwanted program because it employs deceptive tactics to gain a purchase. It usually reports numerous system errors and malicious files. Safe PC Cleaner of course generously offers dealing with the problems after a victim pays for a “license”. Some of the issues reported by Safe PC Cleaner are real. However, it is unadvisable to delete files and registry entries supposedly detected as dangerous as most of them are essential for Windows to run properly.

Do not trust Safe PC Cleaner and remove it without hesitation.

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April 30th, 2013

SpeedMaxPc is a fake system optimizer. As it may be guessed by its name, SpeedMaxPc offers making a PC run faster but that is just bait. The program is not able to help your computer in anyway mainly because the program itself is malicious.

SpeedMaxPc brings error messages and security notifications supposedly informing its victims about serious issues. SpeedMaxPc also offers fixing everything after you pay for the full version. Do not trust SpeedMaxPc reports: the app usually makes up the alerts in order to get your money. Some of the files reported as dangerous or unnecessary by SpeedMaxPc may actually exist on your computer; however, removing them may render the operating system irresponsive. Do not trust SpeedMaxPc and erase it without hesitation.

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April 26th, 2013

Securebit a.k.a. Securebit Technologies is a rogue program. It’s named like antimalware and it’s designed to look like antimalware but the (relatively) nice look hides a computer infection. Securebit is just another cyber fraud targeting your money.

Securebit does not function as a malware remover. However, it is able to imitate system scan and infection warnings. Those fake notifications are convincing enough to trick victims of Securebit into paying for the “tool”. Avoid the trap: Securebit is only able to mimic security programs. Do not pay for non-existent services.

Securebit may also lock your desktop and display the following message:

Free Antivirus
Infected files have been detected on your PC.
359 Infected files found.
It is recommended to run a full system scan and clean your PC.
For Support Call 1-800-862-2015 (Toll Free US/Canada)

The alert is highly inaccurate as the “infected files” are made up and the “free antivirus” costs $30-50USD.

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Error Repair

April 17th, 2013

Error Repair is another title for a fake system optimizer Error Repair Professional. No matter which name is displayed, the program is fraudulent and it does not function properly.

The goal of the Error Repair scam is to gain a purchase for non-existent services. It may display fabricated system scan reports and system errors to make its victims interested in paying for the full version of the program. Although some of the problems reported by Error Repair tool may be real, most of them either do not exist or they are regular Windows files.

Ignore Error Repair (Error Repair Professional) pop-ups and remove it without a doubt.

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System Care Antivirus

April 10th, 2013

System Care Antivirus screenshot

System Care Antivirus is almost as far from being a security program as it gets. It is incapable of locating malware or dealing with it. Nevertheless, System Care Antivirus offers purchasing “full version” of the tool for a supposed protection of a PC.

Avoid the trap: System Care Antivirus may look quite legitimate but it’s not. The fraud is able to imitate design and notifications of regular antispyware program. This, however, does not make it functional. Keep in mind that System Care Antivirus is just an imitation meant to trick you into giving your money away.

Here are a few examples of the alerts falsified by the System Care Antivirus:

Spyware.IEMonster activity detected. This is spyware that attempts to steal passwords from Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Outlook and other programs.

Click here to remove it immediately with System Care Antivirus.

Warning: Your computer is infected
Detected spyware infection!
Click this message to install the last update of security software
Intercepting programs that may compromise your privacy and harm your system have been detected on your PC.

System Care Antivirus Firewall Alert
System Care Antivirus Firewall has blocked a program from access the Internet
Internet Explorer Browser is infected with worm SVCHOST.Stealth.Keyloger. This worm is trying to send your credit card details using Internet Explorer Internet Browser to connect to remove host.

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PC Fix Speed

April 2nd, 2013

PC Fix Speed presents itself as a registry cleaner but that is not what this program does. PC Fix Speed is a fraud and it should be treated accordingly to its actions.

The purpose of PC Fix Speed is tricking its victims into taking the program seriously and agreeing to pay for using it. Here are some examples of PC Fix Speed alerts:

Your system registry contain errors.
Registry errors found: 54
We recommend removing errors by clicking on the Remove Now! Button
There are still 65 issues remaining to be fixed!

Thank you for choosing PC Fix Speed.
To improve the performance and speed of your PC now, just click on “Fix Issue Now”.

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Win 7 Security Cleaner Pro

March 25th, 2013

Win 7 Security Cleaner Pro is named like a security tool and it may look like one but it does not function like that. The program is a fraudulent antimalware which means that it tries to gain a purchase for nonexistent services.

Win 7 Security Cleaner Pro may also appear under titles of XP Security Cleaner Pro and Vista Security Cleaner Pro as it changes its name to fit the operating system. The goal of this fraud is to look as legitimate as possible in order to trick people into paying for using it.

Win 7 Security Cleaner Pro displays falsified reports of system scan full of supposedly detected threats. Do not pay for removal of imaginary problems and delete Win 7 Security Cleaner Pro instead.

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Antivirus Live

November 13th, 2009

Antivirus Live brings annoying pop-ups, slows the system down and it may hijack web browser. It requires paying for keeping the program and unfortunately some people buy the thing because it looks like a security tool.


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Total Security

March 20th, 2009

Total Security is a successor of Total VirusProtection tool (learn how to remove Total Virus Protection). Since TotalSecurity is a clone of rogue program, you shouldn’t expect it to function properly.

The newer version of this malware named Total Security 2009 is even more pesky. Click here to delete TotalSecurity 2009.


Total Security is typical fraudulent software. It displays large numbers of counterfeit security alerts and it urges people to pay for using the tool. TotalSecurity costs either $49.95 or $79.95 but it’s not worth a dime. The program is nonfunctional unless you’re looking for some tool to halt a pc and to generate annoying pop-ups.

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