Internet Defender is a rogue anti-spyware program that uses fake scan results and false security alerts as a method to make you think you are infected with malware. It's from the same family as Security Defender. The rogue pretends to scan your computer for viruses and reports fake infections. It then prompts to pay for a full version of the program to remove the threats. Actually, it just tries scams you out of your money. If you have paid for the this program already then I suggest you contact your credit card company and dispute the charges. It detects non-existent files as malware but does not allow you to remove them until you purchase the full version of the program. To remove Internet Defender from your computer, please use the removal instructions below.
While Internet Defender is running you will also see many fake security alerts and warnings on your computer. These warnings will state that your computer is infected or that someone is trying to hack your computer and then suggest you purchase Internet Defender to protect yourself. Some of the fake alerts:
External software tries to control variety of your system files. This may lead to breaking of some data in your system. Click here to protect remote access to your PC & delete these programs.
Spyware.IEMonster process is found. The virus is going to send your passwords from Internet browser (Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Outlook & others) to the third-parties. Click here for further protection of your data with Internet Defender.
Internet Defender Firewall Alert
Suspicious activity in your registry system space was detected. Rogue malware detected in your system. Data leaks and system damage are possible. Please use a deep scan option.
These alerts, like the fake infections, are just another attempt of the program to try and convince you that you are infected. If you are infected with Internet Defender, please do not purchase it. Instead use the removal guide below to remove Internet Defender and related malware manually for free or using our automatic removal tool given below.
Warning! In most of the cases, users find themselves disabled from launching their anti-spyware programs. To fix this problem, your should go “Start” -> “Run” and insert there “taskkill /f /im rundll32.exe” with all the slashes and gaps. In addition, scan your computer with full anti-spyware version, for example Malwarebytes or STOPzilla .
Internet Defender manual removal:
%AppData%MicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick LaunchInternet Defender.lnk
%Programs%Internet DefenderInternet Defender.lnk
%CommonPrograms%Internet DefenderInternet Defender.lnk
%ProgramFiles%Internet DefenderInternet Defender.dll
%ProgramFiles%Internet DefenderInternet Defender.ico
C:Program FilesInternet Defender