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Friday, February 19, 2010

Fake Security Essentials 2010 warnings (Free removal)

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As a typical rogue program, Security Essentials 2010 displays many fake warnings claiming that your computer is infected with malware, has many privacy/security problems or that your confidential data can be stolen or damaged. The biggest problem is that these fake warnings look just like the legitimate ones from reputable anti-virus software. Very often, cyber criminals impersonates Windows OS warnings and notifications. As you can see in the images below, fake Security Essentials 2010 alerts look just like Windows notifications. It might be difficult to tell whether they are fake or not. However, the following ones are 100% fake and comes from rogue anti-virus software. The fake warnings state:

"System warning!
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."

"Click here to protect your computer from spyware!
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."

If you see such fake warnings from Windows task then this means that your computer is infected with Security Essentials 2010 malware. In order to stop those pop-ups you have to remove the rogue program first. Read Security Essentials 2010 removal instructions to find out how to get rid if this pesky virus for free.