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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 when the user accesses certain websites which display banners or pop-up windows which lead to the download of this program.
|First detected on:||Dec. 13, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||May 21, 2010|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
ISecurity2010 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.
ISecurity2010 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.
Note: This program only works properly in Windows English versions, as it installs itself in the Program Files directory. If it does not exist, it cannot be installed and an error message is displayed.
ISecurity2010 is easy to recognize, as it displays the following symptoms:
- It reaches the computer in a file with the following icon:
- When the file is run and installed, it opens the interface of the program and starts scanning the system in search for possible malware: