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Jan 25

Internet Security 2012 Rogue of the Malware Protection Family

Internet Security 2012 is a rogue that is part of the Malware Protection family of rogues that uses fake alert and fake scan results as scare tactics to get the user to purchase the rogue.

Internet Security 2012 GUI

Associated Internet Security 2012 Files:
%COMMON_APPDATA% \isecurity.exe

File Location Notes:
%Desktop% means that the file is located directly on your desktop. This is C:\DOCUMENTS AND SETTINGS\<Current User>\Desktop\ for Windows 2000/XP, and C:\Users\<Current User>\Desktop\ for Windows Vista and Windows 7.
%CommonAppData% refers to the Application Data folder in the All Users profile. For Windows XP, Vista, NT, 2000 and 2003 it refers to C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\, and for Windows Vista/7 it is C:\ProgramData.

Associated Internet Security 2012 Windows Registry Information:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Internet Security 2012?   C:\DOCUMENT AND SETTINGS\ALL USERS\APPLICATION DATA\ISECURITY.EXE

 

There are ways of removing this manually, but we recommend using our malware removal tool, VIPRE Antivirus. You can download a free trial to Internet Security 2012 from your PC for no cost by clicking on the link below:

http://www.vipreantivirus.com/Antivirus-Trial/VIPRE-Antivirus/

If you are unable to download and install our malware removal tool because the rogue has infected your PC and is not allowing you to install the program, you can use our VIPRE Rescue Disc here:

http://live.sunbeltsoftware.com

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