With the invent of more rogue security tools flooding the web, threats like AV Protection Online make it even more difficult to distinguish genuine tools from malicious rogueware applications. This rogue, which is a direct clone of Cloud Protection was never designed to be of any benefit to a PC, but instead was developed to rip consumers off and enrich cyber criminals at the expense of gullible PC owners.
AV Protection Online enters the system slyly and hides its presence until it is ready to start its attack against the system. It makes use of various established forms of infection which range from fake online malware scanners to seditious browser hijacking websites. Once AV Protection Online manages to securely root itself in the system, it will start its attack against the PC.
This will start by AV Protection Online generating a fake security scan of the PC. This fake scan will yield much false detection of supposed threats on the system. These threats are falsely generated and should be disregarded. Shortly after this the fake security tool will begin to spam the user with various fake security alerts. These fake security alerts should also be disregarded as it all forms part of AV Protection Online’s attack against the PC. Some of these fake security alerts to be on the lookout for include the following:
Warning! Infection found
Unwanted software (malware) or tracking cookies have been found during last scan. It is highly recommended to remove it from your computer.
Keylogger Zeus was detected and put in quarantine.
Keylogger Zeus is a very dangerous software used by criminals to steal personal data such as credit card information, access to banking accounts, passwords to social networks and e-mails.
Your computer continues to be infected with harmful viruses. In order to prevent permanent loss of your information and credit card data theft please activate your antivirus software. Click here to enable protection.
Malicious programs that may steal your private information and prevent your system from working properly are detected on your computer.
Click here to clean your PC immediately.
The rogue will also instigate many different irritating symptoms on the system aimed at further panicking and annoying the user. Some of these symptoms include the user being denied access to the Internet, as well as the inability to execute applications on the infected PC. This is done to prevent the user from downloading or running an application which may be able to detect and remove AV Protection Online from the system. Other symptoms range from poor system performance and hidden system files from the user. Disable these annoying symptoms by entering the following activation key into the system:
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