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It is a fake antivirus program which warns users that their computer is unprotected. It blocks the computer until users activate the false program It can reach the computer when the user accesses certain websites which display banners or pop-up windows which lead to the download of this program.
|First detected on:||Aug. 6, 2010|
|Detection updated on:||Aug. 30, 2010|
NetWorkControl is an adware program which warns users that their computer is not protected and tries to convince them to purchase certain security program.
Additionally, it leaves the computer useless until users install the program, as it disables all the proograms and functions except for the windows of the false program, which cannot be closed.
NetWorkControl can reach the computer when the user accesses certain websites which display banners or pop-up windows which lead to the download of this program. It can also reach the computer in a link that can be received via spam messages, fraudulent websites, etc.