Microsoft Security Essentials Alert virus is a trojan-based ransomware that locks the system down and tries to create an impression that user has been caught doing illegal activity on his computer. Browsing through websites with infected, copyrighted or pornographic content is mentioned in this alert, which additionally offers to download and install the special module of the dynamic proactive protection. Of course, this module is paid and that's the way how scammers try to rip their victims off. If you see such notification, ignore it and get rid of Microsoft Security Essentials Alert ransomware without any delay.
This infection can be a cause of careless browsing, which is the main way how such threats as Microsoft Security Essentials Alert virus get inside the system. Clicking or infected links, visiting hacked websites and doing similar activity should never be done if you care about your computer. In addition, this threat locks computer down and displays such notification:
Microsoft Security Essentials Alert
Your system has been blocked for security reason.
Microsoft Security Essentials detected potential threats! Your system has reached the critical security level, because of visiting sites with infected and pornographic contents. Its further use may lead to the system collapse and complete loss of information. To restore Your Windows system performance, you need to download and install an additional module of the dynamic proactive protection. This module is an optional paid update for especially infected Windows systems. It eliminates the causes of system slowdown, associated with the presence of difficult-found malicious software, prevents the system crash and stabilize its operation.
No matter how trustworthy it looks, you must ignore Microsoft Security Essentials Alert virus because paying for this additional module of dynamic proactive protection will lead you to the money and credit card details loss.
In order to get rid of Microsoft Security Essentials Alert virus, run a full system scan with STOPzilla and SpyHunter to remove this threat automatically. If you can't launch these applications, reboot your system into safe mode with networking first.
Information added: 08/23/12 08:59;
information updated: 08/23/12 08:59