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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 downloaded from certain websites where banners or pop-up windows are displayed.
|First detected on:||Sept. 22, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||Dec. 21, 2009|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
WinPolicePro 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.
WinPolicePro 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.
WinPolicePro is easy to recognize, as when it is run, a window like the following is displayed, informing users that their computer is infected. It also displays the results of a scan that has been supposedly carried out before: