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Privacy Protection Adware Removal Instructions

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The Emsisoft malware research team has discovered a new outbreak of the Privacy Protection. Emsisoft Anti-Malware detects this malware as Adware.Win32.PrivacyProtection.

Privacy Protection is a rogue application.  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:

  • %AllUsersProfiles%Application Dataprivacy.exe
  • %AllUsersProfiles%DesktopPrivacy Protection.lnk
  • %Temp%6C.tmp

Create new registry entries:

  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareEFF9375FC10561A906A809B93DD5038F
    FRun=”0″
    O`ld=”Qshw`bx!Qsnudbuhno”
    Q`ui=”B;]Enbtldour!`oe!Rduuhofr]@mm!Trdsr]@qqmhb`uhno!E…”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER|SoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun
    Privacy Protection = %AllUsersProfiles%Application Dataprivacy.exe

Screenshots:

Adware.Win32.PrivacyProtection

How to remove the infection of Privacy Protection (Adware.Win32.PrivacyProtection)?

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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