Security Shield Description
Security Shield is a rogue security application with several clones (for example, Security Tool). Computers infected with the fake anti-virus program Security Shield become riddled with a host of problems that can turn them practically impossible to use. Security Shield is often associated with other malware infections, and the presence of Security Shield on a computer is, practically, a guarantee that the computer is infected with one of a variety of Trojans. This is due to the fact that rogue security programs like Security Shield are often installed by Trojans or are simply Trojans themselves. ESG malware analysts recommend removing a Security Shield infection from your computer system as soon as possible. Despite its claims and likeness to real security programs, Security Shield is nothing but a scam designed to steal your money.
Security Shield: One More Version of the Rogue Security Program Scam
Security Shield is one of many variants of rogue security programs, a con that has become especially prevalent since the middle of the 2000s decade. Most variants of this common scam work in the same way and Security Shield is one classic example of how a typical rogue anti-spyware program works. Usually, the rogue security program scam has the same steps:
How Can You Detect Security Tool?
Security Shield Technical Report
As new Security Shield details are reported by our customers and findings from our Threat Research Center, we will update this section.
Fake message for Security Shield:
The following fake error message(s) appears for Security Shield:
Security Shield Security Shield Firewall Alert Security Shield has prevented a program from accessing the internet. “iexplore.exe” is infected “Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Agent”. This worm has to tried to use “iexplore.exe” to connect to remove host and send your credit card information Security Shield Warning Intercepting malicious software that may violate your privacy and harm your computer has been detected. Click here to remove now with Security Shield. Security Shield Warning Spyware.IEMonster activity detected. This form of spyware attempts to steal passwords from Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Outlook and other commonly used programs. Click here to immediately remove it with Security Shield. Security Shield “cmd.exe” is infected with “Worm.Win32.Autorun.bnb”. Do you want to register your copy and remove all threats now? Security Shield Warning Some of the important system files on your PC were modified by malicious software. It may cause system crashes and data losses. Click here to prevent non-authorized changes and remove threats (Recommended)
Security Shield Removal Details
Security Shield has typically the following processes in memory:
%LOCALAPPDATA%\246950008.exe %LOCALAPPDATA%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe %LOCALAPPDATA%\6323257655.exe %LOCALAPPDATA%\595230097.exe %LOCALAPPDATA%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe %LOCALAPPDATA%\663846548.exe %LOCALAPPDATA%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
Security Shield creates the following files in the system:
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Security Shield.lnk %AppData%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Security Shield.lnk
Security Shield creates the following registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce “[RANDOM CHARACTERS]“