A few hours ago, I was watching video on my laptop and suddenly My Safe PC 2014 program popped up. It looked like a security tool and scanned my computer automatically. Each time I tried to close it and uninstall, but it didn’t allow me to do that. I don’t know what is that. Is it a virus or real?
My Safe PC 2014 is categorized as a Rogue program that pretends itself as a security program but has neither the ability to detect nor remove any of the threats. This fake antivirus program is just a useless software designed by hackers to mislead PC users into paying for their full versions and then collect their money. This parasite can be attached to other programs or files downloaded to the computer or it comes together with compromised attachments to spam emails. That is the way it gets inside the computers without any permission.
When this malware is inside a targeted machine, it starts its malicious plan immediately on system start up. It will flood the users with popups and fake system notifications, supposedly to inform them of an infection or multiple infections present on the system. It also gives false positive by claiming that complete security protection on your computer is off. Despite the fact that My Safe PC 2014 looks like reliable and effective, you still need to ignore it. It is extremely hazardous to the computer. Not only it drops various risky files and registry values, this virus also opens make holes on your security allowing various attacks from a remote computer. Although it gives the ‘Remove’ or ‘Repair’ option to delete all the threats detected, if you do that it will ask you to pay the full version first and get the activation code.
Paying this fake antivirus program won’t help to protect your PC. Instead, it can cause serious problems to ruin your computer as a result. It may stop legitimate programs from running by displaying fake security alerts to block your access. If you keep it on your computer for a long time, it can cause unexpected system crashes. More than that, this virus is able to open security holes in the system so other viruses like browser hijacker, Trojan etc. can be downloaded together on your computer. It is not a wise decision for you to pay My Safe PC 2014 because it may make your personal information exposed. Therefore, it is important to know this is a scam that you should not download or purchase it. All you have to do is to remove it as soon as it is detected.
There are so many ways can lead My Safe PC 2014 to get inside the computer, but most of the time it is beyond your knowledge.
1> It can be downloaded via malicious drive-by-download scripts from corrupted porn and shareware / freeware websites.
2> It may be installed through spam email attachments, media downloads and social networks.
3> It can get into your system if you have ever clicked some malicious ads or visited some malicious sites, as well as opened unknown downloaded files.
1. Reboot your computer to safe mode with networking. As your computer restarts but before Windows launches, tap “F8” key constantly.
2. Show hidden files and folders.
Open Folder Options by clicking the Start button, clicking Control Panel, clicking Appearance and Personalization, and then clicking Folder Options.
Click the View tab.
Under Advanced settings, click Show hidden files and folders, uncheck Hide protected operating system files (Recommended) and then click OK.
3. Open Registry entries. Find out the malicious files and entries and then delete all.
Attention: Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.
a. Press the “Start” button and then choose the option “Run”. In the “Open” field, type “regedit” and click the “OK” button.
b. All malicious files and registry entries that should be deleted:
c:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication Data
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionPoliciesSystem “DisableTaskMgr” = 0
My Safe PC 2014 is a newly released rogue program that can be added on to the system with users consent. It enters computers by exploiting vulnerabilities in your system’s security. As many other rogue antivirus, it starts scanning system for infections straight away and warns you your computer is at risk now. It will claim that the only way to fix these problems is by paying for the registered version. But don’t be cheated. This rogue program does not have any virus database and is not capable of detecting or removing any infections. The only purpose of this nasty program is to get your money and sensitive information and then deliver it cyber criminals. To avoid your confidential details like name, address, passwords, and credit card details be stolen, you should get rid of My Safe PC 2014 virus without any hesitation rather than paying for its full version.
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Published by & last updated on August 19, 2013 6:56 am
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