“Warning! Identity theft attempt detected” is a fake security warning that comes from various rogue antispyware programs, including Security Master AV, Antivirus 7 and similar. A full message of the warning looks like this:
Internet Shield: Identity theft attempt detected
Warning! Identity theft attempt detected
Attack target: Microsoft Corp. keys
Description: Remote host tries to get access to your personal information
Recommended: Please click “Prevent attack” button to heal all infected files and protect your PC”
Such security alert is very typical way to scare computer users into believing their computers are badly infected. The purpose of them is to promote rogue programs as a legitimate antispyware tools and make the user purchase them.
Do not trust this fake security warning if you received it on your system. Please use a legitimate antispyware program for automatic removal of this adware.