WinSecurity 360 belongs to Trojan:Win32/FakePowav family. Once installed, the rogue program claims to scan for malware and displays false scan results. The main goal of Win Security 360 is of course to trick you into purchasing the program. Obviously, you shouldn't do that. It claims that particular infections can be only removed with a full version of the program. That's a big lie, because there is no such thing as "full version" of this virus. This is nothing more but a scam. Furthermore, the rogue program will constantly display fake security alerts titled "Windows Security Alert" stating that your computer is seriously infected. The virus may claim that particular application is infected with Conficker.Worm Virus. Please remove this malicious software from your computer as soon as possible. If you have already purchased it, contact your credit card company immediately and dispute the charges. Also avoid the following websites:
- Winsecurity360 .com
- Security360update .com
- Doubleclickredir .com
- Theauthorizer .com
Win Security 360 removal instructions
You may either use a legitimate anti-malware application or remove this infection manually. If you choose to remove it automatically, then download one of the following programs and run a full system scan:
If you can't download anything form the Internet then use another PC. Downlaod selected anti-malware application and transfer it to the infected computer via CD/DVD, USB flash drive or any other external drive.
PLEASE NOTE: if you choose to remove Win Security 360 manually you should still run a full system scan with the application mentioned above. And don't forget to update them before scanning.
First, end this process: WinSecurity360.exe
Then delete the following folders (and all files in these folders):
- C:\Program Files\WinSecurity360
- C:\Documents and Settings\[UserName]\Application Data\WinSecurity360
- C:\Documents and Settings\[UserName]\Start Menu\Programs\Win Security 360
- HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\WinSecurity360