Welcome to the Virus Encyclopedia of Panda Security.
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 when the user accesses certain websites which display banners or pop-up windows which lead to the download of this program.
|First detected on:||Nov. 14, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||May 6, 2010|
ControlCenter 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.
If the user does not follow the recommendation of the program, when the computer is restarted, the interface of the program will be displayed on screen and when the user attempts to close it, an error message will be displayed, leaving the computer blocked.
ControlCenter 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.