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How to Remove The Fake Microsoft Security Essentials Unknown Win/32 Trojan Fake Alert Virus

 

The fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert is a Trojan that attempts to trick you into thinking you are infected so that you will then install and purchase one of 5 rogue anti-virus programs that it is distributing. When the Trojan is run it will masquerade as an alert from the legitimate Windows Microsoft Security Essentials Program anti-virus program. This alert will be titled Microsoft Security Essentials Alert and states that a Trojan was detected on your computer. It will list this Trojan as Unknown Win32/Trojan and state that it is a severe infection. It will then prompt you to clean your computer using the program in order to remove it. When you click on the Clean Computer or Apply actions button, it will state that it was unable to remove it and then prompt you to scan online.

 

If you click on the Scan Online button it will distributing rogue programs The Trojan Will then Install one of the below fake antivirus programs Windows Risk Eliminator Windows Utility Tool Windows Shield Center Windows Universal Tool Windows Health Center Windows Problems Remover Windows Problems Protector Windows Antispyware Solution Windows Security & Control Windows Optimization & Security Windows System Optimizator Red Cross Antivirus Peak Protection 2010 Pest Detector 4.1 Major Defense Kit AntiSpySafeguard or AntiSpy Safeguard Red Cross Antivirus Peak Protection 2010 Pest Detector 4.1 Major Defense Kit ThinkPoint AntiSpySafeguard or AntiSpy Safeguard.

Weird al – Virus alert (Music video)

Stumbled upon this on Youtube, thought it would be nice to break up the real virus alerts with this. Enjoy!

Lyrics: Hey, everyone, listen up, your attention if you please Really want to give you a warning ‘Cause I found out this morning ‘Bout a dangerous, insidious computer virus If you should get an email with the subject: “Stinky Cheese” Better not go taking your chances Under no circumstances Should you open it or else it will Translate your documents into Swahili Make your TV record “Gigli” Neuter your pets and give your laundry static cling (Look out!) It’s gonna make your computer screen freeze (Look out!) Erase the Easter eggs off your DVDs (Look out!) Erase your hard drive and your back-ups too And the hard drive of anyone related to you Virus alert! Delete immediately before someone gets hurt Forward this message on to everybody Soon, very soon, it will make all the paint peel off your walls It’ll make your keyboard all sticky Give your poodle a hickey And invest your cash in stock in Euro Disney Then it will tie up your phone making prank long distance calls It’ll set your clocks back an hour And start hogging the shower So just trash it now, or else it will Decide to give you a permanent wedgie Legally change your name to Reggie Even mess up the pH balance in your pool (Look out!) It’s gonna melt your face right off of your skull (Look out!) And make your iPod only play Jethro Tull (Look out!) And tell you knock-knock jokes while you’re tryin’ to sleep (Look out!) And make you physically attracted to sheep (Look out!) Steal your identity and your credit cards (Look