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Smart Security Adware Removal Instructions

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

Smart Security is a rogue security program clone of SecurityTool, which is also a rogue application that has become widespread.  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%Smart SecuritySmartSecurity.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%Smart Securityunins000.dat
  • %ProgramFiles%Smart Securityunins000.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%Smart SecuritySmartSecurity.cfg
  • %AllUsersProfile%DesktopSmart Security.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsSmart SecurityУдалить Smart Security.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsSmart SecuritySmart Security.lnk

Create new registry entries:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallSmart Security_is1
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “SmartSecurity”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “SmartSecurity”

Screenshots:

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How to remove the infection of Smart Security (Adware.Win32.SmartSecurity)?

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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