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OpenCloud Security Adware Removal Instructions

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The Emsisoft malware research team has discovered a new outbreak of the OpenCloud Security adware. Emsisoft Anti-Malware detects this malware as Adware.Win32.OpenCloudSecurity.

OpenCloud Security is a rogue application, another variant of OpenCloud Antivirus. A rogue application tries to trick you by displaying false positive or misleading scan results report, which says that your computer has a problem, or infected with viruses or trojan, but you will not be able to fix it before you purchase.

Create new files:

  • %UserProfile%Application DataOpenCloud Security
  • %UserProfile%Application DataOpenCloud SecurityOpenCloud Security.ico
  • %UserProfile%Application DataOpenCloud Securitywf.conf
  • %UserProfile%Application DataOpenCloud SecurityOpenCloud Security.exe
  • %UserProfile%DesktopOpenCloud Security.lnk
  • %UserProfile%Local SettingsTemp1.tmp
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsOpenCloud Security
  • %UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsOpenCloud SecurityOpenCloud Security.lnk

Screenshots:

Adware.Win32.OpenCloudSecurity

Adware.Win32.OpenCloudSecurity

Adware.Win32.OpenCloudSecurity

Adware.Win32.OpenCloudSecurity

How to remove the infection of OpenCloud Security (Adware.Win32.OpenCloudSecurity)?

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



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