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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:||June 18, 2010|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
PrivacyCenter 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.
PrivacyCenter can be voluntarily downloaded from the website belonging to the company that has developed it.
PrivacyCenter is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- When it is run, it displays several warning messages indicating that the computer is infected:
- Then, it connects to a certain website in order to scan the computer in search for possible malware and shows random and false results: