Smart Protection 2012 is Rogue of the WinWeb Security Family replaces the Security Sphere 2012 clone.
This rogue like so many of today’s rogues, block the running of all other applications and the constant pop ups and re-directs to scare messages designed to scare those infected into purchasing the rogue.
Files and Locations:
%COMMON_APPDATA%\<random named> .exe
%COMMON_APPDATA% is a token path that relates to the following:
<Drive>:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data
Vista and Windows 7:
The Smart Protection 2012 rogue can be removed with manually, however, because of blocking apps and possible infections by other malware that may have been included, it is best to use our Antivirus removal tool, VIPRE Antivirus.
You can download a free trial to remove the Smart Protection 2012 rogue by clicking on the link below:
If you are unable to download and install our malware removal tool because the rogue has infected your computer and is not allowing you to install the program, you can use our VIPRE Rescue Disc here: