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Win Security 360 Adware Removal Instructions

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The Emsi Software malware research team has discoverd a new outbreak of the Win Security 360 adware. a-squared Anti-Malware detects this malware as Adware.Win32.WinSecurity360.

Win Security 360 is a rogue security program. A rogue application tries to trick you by displaying false positive/misleading scan results report, which says that your computer is infected with viruses or trojan, but you will not be able to delete them before you purchase.

Create new files:

  • %ProgramFiles%WinSecurity360Win Security 360.url
  • %ProgramFiles%WinSecurity360Win Security 360 Help.url
  • %ProgramFiles%WinSecurity360WinSecurity360.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%WinSecurity360sk.lst
  • %UserProfile%Application DataWinSecurity360vlc.dat
  • %UserProfile%Application DataWinSecurity360WinSecurity360.ini
  • %UserProfile%Application DataWinSecurity360rmd.dat
  • %UserProfile%DesktopWin Security 360.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsStartupWin Security 360.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsWin Security 360Website.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsWin Security 360Win Security 360.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsWin Security 360Win Security 360 Help.lnk

Create new registry entry:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionApp PathsWinSecurity360

Screenshots:

Adware.Win32.WinSecurity360_1-400x312.pn

Adware.Win32.WinSecurity360_2-400x245.pn

Adware.Win32.WinSecurity360_3-400x301.pn

How to remove the infection of Win Security 360 (Adware.Win32.WinSecurity360)?

To delete this malware infection, please download and install a-squared Anti-Malware. Run a full scan on all drives and move all detected items to the quarantine.



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