Most of the time, ShieldSafeness is pushed through the use of fake online scanners and misleading websites that supposedly provide free online videos. Usually, a visitor of a misleading video website is prompted to install flash player updates in order to watch requested video. However, the truth is that these updates are actually Trojan viruses. When running, a Trojan virus will download ShieldSafeness on your PC. This application also has its homepage. Basically, it's the same web template used to promote all the rogue programs form the WiniSoft family. You can't download the rogue program from its home page. This is very strange, isn't? Well, we may call this website a landing or pay page of Shield Safeness which obviously provides false information.
What is more, ShieldSafeness will impersonate Windows Security Center and state that your computer is unprotected. It will recommend you to activate the program to ensure full system protection. To make things worse, it will constantly display fake security alerts and notifications from Windows Task Bar. The fake messages state:
As you can see, ShieldSafeness is totally useless and dangerous application that should be removed from the system immediately. If you find that your computer is infected with this malware, please use the removal guide below to remove ShieldSafeness manually for free. If you have already purchased the program please contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. Related files: Uninstall.exe
Shield Safeness properties:
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Stays resident in background
Shield Safeness manual removal
Delete registry values:
c:\Program Files\ShieldSafeness Software
c:\Program Files\ShieldSafeness Software\ShieldSafeness
c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\ShieldSafeness
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