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It deceives users and warns them of unexisting threats in their computers. In order to eliminate them, they are enticed to purchase a certain program. It can be downloaded from the website belonging to the company that has developed it.
|First detected on:||March 30, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||Sept. 4, 2009|
SystemProtector is an adware program that deceives users warning them of unexisting threats in their computers so that they purchase a certain program that removes them from the computer.
SystemProtector can be voluntarily downloaded from the website belonging to the company that has developed it.
SystemProtector is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- When users visit certain websites that simulate false scans, it carries out a scan of the system and displays a message indicating the computer is infected:
- Then, it downloads the following file to the computer:
- When it is run, it displays an installation window of the program: