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Adware/SafetyCenter

Threat LevelLow threatDamageHighDistributionNot widespread
Common name:Adware/SafetyCenter
Technical name:Adware/SafetyCenter
Threat level:Medium
Alias:Trojan.Win32.FraudPack.uen,
Type:Adware
Effects:  

It is an adware program which passes itself off as a multi-tool designed to protect the computer and warns users of unexisting threats in their computers. It can reach the computer downloaded from certain websites where banners or pop-up windows are displayed.

Affected platforms:

Windows 2003/XP/2000/NT/ME/98/95

First detected on:Sept. 25, 2009
Detection updated on:Jan. 16, 2010
StatisticsNo
Proactive protection:
Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies

Brief Description 

    

Adware/SafetyCenter is an adware program that attempts to deceive users passing itself off as a multi-tool designed o protect the computer. It is an unregistered version that warns users of false threats detected in their computer.

Whenever users attempt to remove any of these threats or use any of its functions, they are required to purchase the full version of the program.

Adware/SafetyCenter 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.

Visible Symptoms 

    

Adware/SafetyCenter is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:

  • When the file is run, a screen is displayed where the license agreement is already accepted and the program starts to be installed automatically:

  • Once installed, the program is run and its main interface is displayed: