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AV Security Suite Adware Removal Instructions

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The Emsi Software malware research team has discoverd a new outbreak of the AV Security Suite adware. Emsisoft Anti-Malware detects this malware as Adware.Win32.AVSecuritySuite.

AV Security Suite is a rogue security program, this is a new variant from Antivirus Suite, and Antivirus Soft. 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 file:

  • %UserProfile%Local SettingsApplication Data%random%%random%.exe

Create new registry entries:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareavsoft
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareavsuite
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareavsoft
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareavsuite
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “%random%”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “%random%”

Screenshots:

Adware.Win32.AVSecuritySuite_1-400x303.p

How to remove the infection of AV Security Suite (Adware.Win32.AVSecuritySuite)?

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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