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It is an adware program which 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 reach the computer through spam messages, banners or pop-up windows which are displayed in certain websites.
|First detected on:||Aug. 14, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||May 6, 2010|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
TotalSecurity2009 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.
TotalSecurity2009 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 distributed in spam messages.