Nowadays apart from having the most reliable and modern computer configuration, it is of vital importance to find the most effective way to protect you personal and financial information. This is due to that fact that hackers are becoming more and more inventive. Every day they create new ways of penetrating into targeted PCs and tricking their users into thinking they have the opportunity to buy a legitimate and trustworthy application. Cyber criminals use all known deceitful techniques to spread malicious programs which pretend to be genuine software and imitate the layout and actions of reliable security tools. One of their latest creations is Malware Protection Center. Despite its trustworthy name, the truth is that this program is not able to protect your PC and ensure the safety of the data saved on it. If you become a victim of Malware Protection Center, it will put your whole system in danger and even make it possible for other malicious intruders to gain access to your machine.
Malware Protection Center is known to belong to one of the well-known computer virus families – Rogue.VirusDoctor. The attacker uses any vulnerabilities in programs running on targeted computers in order to enter the machines. This is done with the help of compromised web pages. Another malicious trick used to gain access to computers is the fake online scan. When a PC user visits a malicious web page which offers a free system scan, this harmless scan may lead to serious computer problems. After the scan is completed, it will end up with frightening results – the user needs to download some file that can fix the infected machine. However, the victim is not alarmed that this download will transfer the deceitful program Malware Protection Center to his PC. After the download is completed, Malware Protection Center roots itself deep into the system and is ready to start its fraudulent plan.
First, Malware Protection Center creates many infected files and hides them in the %UserProfile%\Recent\ directory. The files have random characters in their names, and they will be later reported by Malware Protection Center itself as severe computer threats. The next step of Malware Protection Center is to start displaying pop-up messages. They will warn the user about serious computer problems and many system errors. The messages will not stop popping up even if the user tries to close them. The messages will show the following frightening information:
Warning! Virus Detected
Threat Detected: Trojan-Spy.HTML.BankFraud.ra
Recommended: Please click “Remove All” button to erase all infected files and protect your PC.
Suspicious software which may be malicious has been detected on your PC. Click here to remove this threat immediately using Malware Protection Center.
Your PC may still be infected with dangerous viruses. Malware Protection Center protection is needed to prevent data loss and avoid theft of your personal data and credit card details. Click here to activate protection.
Address space conflict
Warning! Access conflict detected
An unidentified program is trying to access system process address space.
To be even more convincing, Malware Protection Center will start a fake system scan. The scan will pretend to check all key locations of the infected PC for viruses and errors. Finally, the results will show a long list with compromised files which need to be removed as soon as possible, otherwise you risk the safety of your information and computer. Not only that, but if you do not delete the files immediately, you may even experience a serious system crash. The truth is that the results displayed show only the files created by Malware Protection Center itself. This is a part of the deceitful plan of the tricky program to scare you into thinking you need to purchase the full version of the malicious program to solve your computer problems. You will not be allowed to delete any files without paying for the bogus registered edition of the application.
Do not be tricked by any of these fake messages and empty threats. They do not show accurate information. The only aim of Malware Protection Center is to take your money. To protect your system from this fraudulent attacker, remove it as soon as you can and install reliable and legitimate security software.
Malware Protection Center Manual Removal Instructions:
Stop These Malware Protection Center Processes:
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%AppData%\Malware Protection Center\cookies.sqlite
%AppData%\Malware Protection Center\Instructions.ini
%AppData%\Malware Protection Center\ScanDisk_.exe
%AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Malware Protection Center.lnk
%CommonAppData%\79b35\BackUp\Adobe Reader Speed Launch.lnk
%CommonAppData%\79b35\BackUp\Adobe Reader Synchronizer.lnk
%Desktop%\Malware Protection Center.lnk
%StartMenu%\Malware Protection Center.lnk
%StartMenu%\Programs\Malware Protection Center.lnk
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Malware Protection Center = “%AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\[random].exe