We’ve started receiving email messages passing itself off as a warning message from the Windows Security Center.
The subject of the message is Windows Security Center Alert!
The message contains a window informing you that your computer can be a victim of an infection and recommending you to scan your system. Additionally, it contains a link to a program that is supposed to remove these threats from your computer.
The message is like the following:
The website to which the link points can be any of the following, among others:
The file SETUP.ZIP, once decompressed, contains the rogueware detected as Adware/DataProtection. Once installed, it displays different messages depending on the language of the operating system installed in your computer.
It is programmed to display messages in the following languages: