Live Security Professional is another dangerous threat from Winwebsec family. This family has already became famous for its Live Security Platinum and the latest rogue, which is called System Progressive Protection. It seems that scammers have used the same GUI for this threat and designed it for the same misleading activity – Live Security Professional also tries to create an image that user is infected with numerous viruses and that he needs to purchase its license. However, you should purchase it only when you don't care about your computer's security. Just like the trialware, licensed Live Security Professional's version must be removed from the system without any delay. It has no virus database and seeks only to steal the money from its victims. Besides, it can easily steal credit card details after making the payment for its license! As you can see, Live Security Professional is a real threat that can easily initiate serious problems.
Being similar to other rogue programs from Winwebsec, there is no wonder why this program uses the same means of distribution. Our research center warns that Live Security Professional can easily be downloaded together with freeware, shareware, spam email attachments or other downloads that were infected primary. Once inside the system, Live Security Professional initiates some minor changes of the system and starts its misleading campaign after you reboot our computer. In order to get the money, it claims to be an efficient instrument for keeping computer safe from viruses. However, this statement is definitely untrue. You must ignore every alert you get from Live Security Professional. Here are some examples:
Warning: Your computer is infected
Detected spyware infection!
Click this message to install the last update of security software...
Live Security Professional
Warning! 38 infections found!
Last scan detected malicious programs (6), viruses (22), adware (2), spyware (6), tracking cookies (2)
It is highly recommended to remove these threats from your computer immediately!
Security Alert! Your computer was found to be infected with privacy-threatening software. Private data may get stolen and system damage may be severe.Recover your PC from the infection right now, perform a security scan.
When infected with Live Security Professional, you will be bombarded by its alerts, reporting about numerous security issues on your PC. In order to stop this activity, you must remove Live Security Professional from your computer. Otherwise, you can not only lose your money or get infected with more threats - this rogue anti-spyware will slow your PC down and will initiate browser redirections or the loss of your personal information.
If you can get on the Internet, go and download one of these effective anti-malware programs: STOPzilla, SpyHunter, Malwarebytes Anti Malware. You should update them before running a scan to have a full virus data base! However, many rogues have been found to block computer from launching legitimate security programs, so here are some tips that should be helpful to stop Live Security Professional from working:
* Try killing malware process by rebooting your PC to Safe Mode with networking and opening Task Manager (ctrl+shift+esc). Look for [random letters or/and numbers].exe or protector[random characters].exe processes, stop them and run a full system scan with anti-malware. Don't forget to scan your PC in normal mode as well to make sure that virus is gone!
* Try using this registration code that has been working with earlier WinWebSec family members: AA39754E-715219CE.
Information added: 10/23/14 07:58;
information updated: 10/23/14 07:58