Below is an example of a fake online virus scanner message.
Windows Secure Kit 2012 has found critical process activity on your PC and will perform fast scan of system files!
Windows Security Alert
To help protect your computer, Windows Web Secure Kit have detected Trojans and ready to remove them.
If Windows Secure Kit 2012 scanner is constantly popping up then your computer is probably infected by a Trojan horse that pushes rogue security products. If you received it once and you didn't downloaded anything, I think you're ok. Otherwise, your PC would be severely messed up. Anyway, if you suspect that your computer got infected with some sort of malware that displays fake security alerts or redirects your search results, you should run a full system scan with recommended anti-malware software (direct download). Make sure your anti-malware is up-to-date.
To avoid Windows Secure Kit 2012 and similar malware, don't click on pop-ups, don't download software from unknown sources and back-up your files. If you need help removing Windows Secure Kit 2012 and associated malware from your computer, please leave a comment. Good luck and be safe online!
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