Extreme Security 2010 is a rogue anti-spyware program that is promoted through the use of malware, misleading websites, web pop-ups and fake online scanners. Don’t confuse this fake program with ZoneAlarm Extreme Security 2010 which is perfectly legitimate application from reputable antivirus software manufacturers. Usually the fake program is installed on to your computer without your knowledge or permission. Once Extreme Security 2010 is installed it will perform a quick scan of your computer and state that your computer is infected with spyware, Trojans and other viruses. It will then prompt you to pay for a full version of the program to remove the infections. Of course, those infections are all fake and do not exist on your computer that’s why you shouldn’t purchase it. Instead, please follow the removal instructions below to remove Extreme Security 2010 from your computer upon detection.
While running, it will display many fake security alerts and pop-ups on your computer screen. ExtremeSecurity2010 will state that your computer is under attack from a remote computer or that there are many infected files on the system. It may also state that you will lose all your sensitive information and important files if you won’t purchase the program and remove malware from your PC. These alerts, like the fake scan results, are designed to scare you into thinking that your computer has been compromised. Just like the scan results, these fake alerts are all fake and the only real infection is Extreme Security 2010 itself.
If your computer is infected with Extreme Security 2010, then please uninstall it from the system as soon as possible. If you have already purchased it, then you should contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. Last, but not least, please use the removal instructions below to remove Extreme Security 2010 and related malware from your computer either manually or with an automatic removal tool.
Extreme Security 2010 manual removal:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun "Extreme Security 2010"