System Protection - How to remove?
What is System Protection?
System Protection is a rogue antivirus program that reports about nonexistent threats and tries to convince computer user to purchase its useless program. The application was designed by cyber criminals that seek to get money easily. So they created a program that imitates all functions of a reputable antivirus tool. System Protection is infiltrated to computers with a help of Trojan viruses so computer users has no clue how to reached his system.
The program originates from Braviax family of rogues. It’s a well known family of parasites in computer security world. The programs that belong to Braviax starts acting as soon as it gets into computers. System Protection uses a fake scanner that pretends to look for system threats. It reports about a bunch of infections found, but it fact these are fake scan results. System Protection is not able to detect anything, so there is no chance it would report real threats.
In addition to fake scanner, the program also threatens you by displaying various security notifications. Some pop ups will appear on the screen interrupting your work. These messages warn about potentially dangerous threats detected on your computer, leakage of your files to the Internet and similar things. Practically all messages also recommend activating System Protection. Have a look at some of them:
System Protection has found 16 useless and UNWANTED files on your computer! Information on removal Potentially dangerous files were found on your system during the last scan! It is strongly recommended that you remove them immediately. Serious threats were detected: 13 items are critical privacy, compromising content, 1 item is medium privacy threats, 2 items are junk content of low privacy threats
Potential risks: Exposure of your private data, including credit card information, etc. Slow web-surfing and malware downloads while visiting websites. Windows running slow and system crashes. Activation (System Protection) is highly recommended.
FIREWALL WARNING: Hidden file transfer to remote host has been detected. System Protection has detected a leak of your files through the Internet. We strongly recommend that you block the attack immediately.
ACTIVATE SYSTEM PROTECTION: This option is available only in the activated version of System Protection. You must activate the program by entering registration information to use all its features. Yes, activate System Protection now. (Activation is strongly recommended to unlock all features) No, do not activate System Protection. (Not recommended you to leave the software not activated.)
Activate System Protection – make your PC free from all kinds of threats. Please click “Activate now” to continue with a secure purchase of System Protection license. As soon as you complete the activation you will receive: Award-winning scan technology, Free unlimited updates, User-friendly interface, 24/7 technical support. Money back guarantee.
You are highly recommended to remove System Protection from your computer if you have noticed its traces on your computer. Run a full system scan with a reputable antispyware program, like Spyhunter and get rid of this badware for good. Never pay for any unknown programs as you may end up losing your money for nothing. In case you have paid for System Protection, contact your credit card company and dispute the charges.
Automatic System Protection removal tools
Manual System Protection removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove System Protection, 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 tools found on 2-viruses.com.
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other System Protection infected files and get help in System Protection removal by using Spyhunter scanner.