Internet Security 2011 is a program which you should never trust, no matter how trustworthy it might seem at the first sight. This scam is known to be connected with another dangerous program called Antivirus 2010 and it is mostly distributed through fake online anti-malware scanners. Moreover, this scam is extremely difficult to remove because it comes bundled with a rootkit that disables the access to security programs that scan a particular process. When stopped, these programs won’t be capable to launch again because of the security permissions changed by a rootkit. When Internet Security 2011 will change the permission on a program, you will be notified by this Windows message:
Besides, this cyber threat will display tons of alerts that declaring about numerous viruses detected on your machine and will imitate system scan to convince you about the dangerous situation of your machine. Of course, users won’t be able to remove any virus reported by Internet Security 2011 – only after paying a required fee they are promised that their machines will be safe. However, these “viruses” are completely legitimate your system files that after being removed may cause problems connected with a normal computer’s functionality.
Fake messages of Internet Security 2011 mostly look like that:
Remember, first of all you need to remove this rootkit that disables programs designed for scanning your computer’s processes or files. Being created only for swindling your money, Internet Security 2011 won’t stop its activity and you will find yourself disabled from launching any legitimate security program. Besides, if you have already purchased it, contact your credit card company to dispute the charges.
When doing a remove, you will need a good powerful updated antispyware. We would recommend STOPzilla or automatic removal tool from this web page.
Internet Security 2011 manual removal:
Delete registry values:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftSecurity Center "AntiSpywareOverride" = '1'
c:WINDOWSsystem32us?rinit.exe (NOTE the question mark. Delete the file with Internet Security 2011 icon on top, there should be 2 in that folder).