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It is an adware program which deceives users and warns them of unexisting threats in their computers. 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:||April 8, 2010|
|Detection updated on:||June 18, 2010|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
YourProtection is an adware program that warns users of unexisting threats in their computers so that they purchase a certain program that removes them from the computer.
Additionally, it disables the Task Manager so that the user so that users cannot view processes that are being run.
YourProtection 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.
YourProtection is easy to recognize, as it shows the symptoms below:
- It reaches the computer in a file with the following icon:
- When this file is run, it simulates the installation process of an antivirus solution:
- Once installed, the interface of the program is displayed and starts scanning the system in search for possible malware: