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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:||Nov. 28, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 22, 2009|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
WinWebSecurity2008 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.
WinWebSecurity2008 can be voluntarily downloaded from the website belonging to the company that has developed it.
WinWebSecurity2008 is easy to recognize as, it shows the following symptoms:
- When it is run, it displays a message notifying that the program is being updated:
- It displays periodically the following warning messages, notifying the user that the system is infected: