Internet Security 2013 Virus

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What is Internet Security 2013?

Internet Security 2013 is rightly classified as rogueware mainly because it masquerades as a legitimate security program. As with every other rogueware, it deems your computer inoperable because of malware that has supposedly been detected on your computer. The only way out of these infections, is by purchasing the full version of the Internet Security software.

Internet Security’s Trojan strongly depends on social engineering tricks to deliver its payload.

How does Internet Security 2013 affect computers?

Hacked websites are endorsed by a pop-up window that has been carefully designed to resemble a legitimate security warning. Apparently, these popup windows alert a user to download and install Internet Security to solve the issue.

It has been also determined that users can catch the virus by downloading an infected codec file when attempting to watch a video online or by opening an infected email attachment. Needless to say, it is strongly recommended that one practices appropriate caution when visiting websites, opening an email from an unfamiliar person or when opening a suspicious link the spam email contained.

As soon as the computer is infected, the rogue antivirus starts scanning computer for possible infections. This is repeated every time a computer reboots. Internet Security 2013 virus supposedly finds hordes of threats that it informs you of by displaying messages similar to the following:

Threat detected!
Security alert! Your computer was found to be infected with privacy-threatening software. Private data may get stolen and system may be severe. Recover your PC from the infection right now, perform a security scan.

Internet Explorer is infected with Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen

Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords.

System hacked!
Unknown program is scanning your system registry right now! Identity theft detected!

System danger!
Your system security is in danger. Privacy threats detected. Spyware, keyloggers or Trojans may be working in the background right now. Perform an in-depth scan and removal now, click here.

Stealth intrusion!
Infection detected in the background. Your computer is now attacked by spyware and rogue software. Eliminate the infection safely, perform a security scan and deletion now.

Severe system damage!
Your system security is in danger. Privacy threats detected. Spyware, keyloggers or Trojans may be working in the background right now. Perform an in-depth scan and removal now, click here.

Although the Internet Security 2013 virus will attempt every possibility to get you to believe that your computer is badly infected and the only way out is by purchasing the full version of the rogue program, you need to avoid this at all costs. Cyber-criminals not only take advantage of a computer’s vulnerabilities but also those of the user’s by squandering monies and retrieving their credit card details. If you or anybody you know has unwarily purchased the software, your bank needs to be informed of the situation as soon as possible, to ensure that your credit card is not used for further crime.

The most effective way to deal with the virus is to remove its files manually. Follow the steps below to manually remove the Internet Security 2013 virus from the computer.

For help, contact Jupiter Support’s professionals who will carefully walk you through the removal process promptly and with ease.

1. Restart your PC before windows launches, tap “F8” constantly. Choose “Safe Mode with Networking” option, and then press Enter key.

2. Press Ctrl+Alt+Del keys together and stop the process in the Windows Task Manager.

3. Delete associated files from your PC completely as follows:

%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\random

4. Search for all related registry entries infected by Internet Security 2013 Virus and wipe them out:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools” = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr” = 0

5. Reboot the computer to normal mode when the above steps are done.

At the end of it all, we are now pretty well-acquainted with how this rogue antivirus software Internet Security 2013 operates. It operates with the sole purpose of misleading you into buying its software. We have also determined the one way to clean your computer is by removing the corrupted files manually. Although very effective, manual removal of the virus can be a risky process, especially if you are not an advanced computer user.

To ensure removal of this virus through a professional, you have two options: you can either choose to take your computer to a local repair shop who will hold on to your computer for a few days, while it could cost you a few hundred dollars; or you can choose to contact online support specialists like Jupiter Support available 24/7 to suit your convenience. Available on weekends, holidays and even after regular business hours, you can depend on Jupiter Support for all your PC related issues.

By following the above steps, you will be able to completely remove “Internet Security 2013” Virus from your internet browser. If you still experience issues, contact online Virus Removal service like Jupiter Support, who will guide you through the removal of the virus at a low cost of only $29.

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