How to remove Security Master AV?
What is Security Master AV?
Security Master AV is a rogue anti-spyware utility developed to rip people off. It is released by the same hackers who should be blamed for creating the whole Virus Doctor family where My Security Engine, Security Antivirus and Security Guard are the earlier released rogues. Being no particularly different from its initials, SecurityMasterAV propagates itself via trojans that pretend to be online scanners, updates or video codecs needed to be installed. Without any aware people let these scams inside their computers that later assist Security Master AV to infiltrate the system.
Result of the secret infiltration of Security Master AV is a misleading campaign trying to make people worried about their PCs. It means that malware shows fake system scanners and multiple popup warnings that announce numerous viruses detected. This state of machine creates a need to fix it without any delay, so rogueware offers to purchase Security Master AV commercial version. Some of such notifications dislayed by this rogue look like that:
Identity theft attempt detected
Hidden Connection IP:
Security Risk: High
Target: Microsoft Corporation Keys
Warning! Virus detected
Threat Detected: Trojan-Spy.HTML.Citifraud
Suspicious software which may be malicious has been detected on your PC. Click here to remove this threat immediately using Security Master AV.
The suggested way in reality is more than useless because you will purchase and install one rogueware program. It is not capable to fix any security issue and resolve privacy problems because it’s not a legitimate product. The commercial version of Security Master is known to have caused only OS troubles after being purchased intrusion, so save your money and keep away from it! Besides, Security Master AV makes the compromised computer vulnerable and may disable other antivirus programs installed on the target PC. It must be clear that you have to remove Security Master AV as soon as you notice it on your machine, so run a full system scan and eliminate it.
Security Master AV is Extremely dangerous
Security Master AV may spread via Trojans
Security Master AV may display fake security messages
Security Master AV may install additional spyware to your computer
Security Master AV may repair its files, spread or update by itself
Security Master AV violates your privacy and compromises your security
for Security Master AV detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like Security Master AV and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Security Master AV screenshots
Manual Security Master AV removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Security Master AV, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Spyhunter or other malware and spyware removal applications found on 2-viruses.com.
Stop these Security Master AV processes:
Disable these Security Master AV DLL files::
Remove these Security Master AV Registry Entries:
Remove these Security Master AV files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Security Master AV infected files and get help in Security Master AV removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing Security Master AV and similar threats.
Security Master AV is classified as Rogue Anti-Spyware. After infecting a user’s system, it proceeds to scare its victim into buying the “product” by displaying fake security messages, stating that your computer is infected with spyware and only Security Master AV can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads Security Master AV trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, Security Master AV offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, Security Master AV does not only fix the errors, but it also takes the user’s money and may even install additional spyware into the victim’s computer.
Some Rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Security Master AV, may offer users to buy it after the victim clicks on a banner or a pop-up while surfing the internet. Usually, a Trojan is installed to a victim’s computer after clicking on the advertisement. It then proceeds to download or even install Security Master AV, which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Security Master AV, is nearly impossible to remove manually.