Security Essentials 2010 is a newer version of Internet Security 2010. It is a fake antivirus program that is promoted and installed by Trojan infection that looks like a flash update or a codec that is needed in order to load videos online. Needless to say, that Trojans related to fake online codes would never allow you to enjoy the video. They will only download and install Security Essentials 2010 onto your computer. Everything starts when one of the Trojans starts displaying a warning on your desktop saying that an infection has been detected in your system and you need to install Security Essentials 2010 if you want to remove these viruses.
If you do so, Security Essentials 2010 takes over and loads automatically whenever you boot your Windows, because it injects a key in your registry allowing it to do so. It appears in your screen and launches a fake system scan that, naturally, finds a lot of errors in your system. Even before the scan if gives an ominous warning saying that you are running on an insecure state, and that several vulnerabilities have already been detected. During the scan Security Essentials 2010 “finds” a lot of Trojans and worms in your system and then it offers to remove them by unlocking the full version of the program, because it is just an easy one-click registration away.
In order to stop you from hesitating Security Essentials 2010 will also show you a lot of fake security notifications that will pop up every other minute and they will drive you insane. Security Essentials 2010 might even change your desktop background to display the message on your screen, making it look bigger and scarier. However, the scan that has been mentioned previously, and these fake security messages are definitely not really and you should not be intimated by it. If you see any of these popping up at your system tray, feel free to ignore them altogether:
Application Error.The instruction at 0x009a6f9a reference memory at 0x00000000. The memory could not be written.Click on OK to terminate the program.
Continue working in unprotected mode is very dangerous. Viruses can damage your confidential data and work on your computer. Click here to protect your computer.
Your computer is infected! Windows has detected an infection of spyware! It is recommended to use special antispyware tools to prevent data loss. Windows will now download and install the most up-to-date antispyware for you.
Click here to protect your computer from spyware!
Do not click anywhere Security Essentials 2010 suggests. Do not forget that this rogue only wants your money, and even if you pay it will continue to damage your system until it crashes for good. Remove Security Essentials 2010 from your computer right now using a trustworthy safeguard program which will also secure your system against other rogue attacks in the future.