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It is an adware program which deceives users and warns them of unexisting threats in their computers. It does not allow the files with an EXE extension to be run. 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:||Feb. 23, 2010|
|Detection updated on:||March 3, 2010|
YourPCProtector is an adware program that warns users of unexisting threats in their computers so that they purchase a certain program that removes them from the computer.
Additionally, it prevents users from working with the computer, as it blocks the execution of the files with an EXE extension, displaying a message informing them that these files are infected.
YourPCProtector 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.