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It downloads malware from Internet and modifies the Start, Local and Default Page of Internet Explorer. It can be automatically downloaded while accessing several adult sites or pirated software websites.
|First detected on:||Oct. 21, 2005|
|Detection updated on:||July 29, 2009|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Secure32 is an adware program that downloads several types of malware to the affected computer, such as other adware, spyware and Trojans.
Additionally, it modifies the Start Page, Local Page and Default Page. Instead, it opens Internet Explorer windows that contain an image whose aim is to deceive users, making them believe that their computer is affected by spyware and enticing them into purchasing a rogue antispyware program.
Secure32 can be installed in the affected computer without user consent, as it is automatically downloaded while accessing several adult sites or pirated software websites that use vulnerability exploits in order to affect computers.
Secure32 is easy to recognize, as when the Start Page, Local Page or Default page is opened, it displays an Internet Explorer window containing the following image instead: