Windows Activity Booster is a rogue antispyware tool which acts like a legitimate piece of software. However, you should definitely not trust it because its main purpose is to extort money from computer users. This threat belongs to FakeVimes family and it is assigned to the category of rogue software. It is also known that it is aimed at Windows users mainly; thus if you are using Windows, you are already at risk. Windows Activity Booster is not the only one which works in this manner; other similar software is Windows Cleaning Toolkit and Windows Active Hotspot. If you see their presence on the computer, you should remove them as soon as possible.
Once Windows Activity Booster gets onto your computer, it performs a fake full system scan straightaway. The results are provided immediately after the scan. As it is a fake antispyware tool, these results, of course, are fabricated; thus you should not believe them. The program provides a fake list with malware names and their hazard level. Also, it shows that it has been impossible to remove basically all the threats during the scan, which is why it recommends clicking on the “Remove all” button where it asks you to purchase a full version of the program. You should not upgrade it; instead, you should remove Windows Activity Booster immediately.
Moreover, many people are lured into buying a full version of the program because it is designed in such a way that it would look like a normal antispyware tool. First of all, there are all the sections typical for such a tool, for instance, Quick scan, Deep scan, Antivirus Protection, and Firewall. Besides, it shows various notifications and pop-up alerts and there are the icons of decent Windows programs shown in the warnings. Thus, if you see similar messages please ignore them and start deleting Windows Activity Booster from your system.
Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet.
C:\program files (x86)\internet explorer\iexplore.exe
Is suspected to have infected your PC
This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them to a remote server.
There is one of the best known solutions how to protect your computer from similar infections. First of all, you should not scan your computer with fake scanners which you come across on the internet and which state that your computer is infected. If you decide to scan your computer with such a tool, the installation file is downloaded to your computer as well. Secondly, if you want to avoid similar threats in the future, you should definitely acquire a reliable antimalware tool. SpyHunter would be one of the best solutions because it would delete the existing threats and prevent others from getting in.
|#||File Name||File Size (Bytes)||File Hash|
|1||setup.exe||974848 bytes||MD5: 26609b30205bef5f297d0c53c45686c8|