Live Essential Platinum is another name of a rogue antivirus software family called Rogue.SecurityTool or WinWebSec, which tools we’ve seen before – Live Security Platinum and Smart Fortress 2012. However, we’ve never found an application called Live Essential Platinum on the Internet. This might be a fake name, a non existent parasite. We couldn’t get a copy of it to test out which software would remove it completely. Further text is just precautions if that parasite would exist, and it would be a part of WinWebSec rogue family.
If you ever find out that you have a fake and rogue anti-spyware application called Live Essential Platinum on your computer, contact us for approval of its existence.
Symptoms of Live Essential Platinum infection
These kinds of programs display a lot of alerts and warning messages about fake computer viruses and attack reports. Although, the only thing it detects is legitimate and save system files, which aren’t malicious at all. Don’t trust any reports and don’t delete any files that this kind of programs report. Here’s an example of how could a report look like:
Live Essential Platinum Warning
Live Essential Platinum has found viruses at your system.
We highly recommend to get license for Live Essential Scanner to remove harmful software now.
With these fake alerts, Live Essential Platinum tries to sell its commercial version. Additionally it might use browser hijackers to redirect users to their pages. If hackers succeed, people not only pay for a scam application but also give out their credit information.
Ignore all false scan results as they are here only to trick you into buying a licensed version of Live Essential Platinum. Don’t buy it, and remove as soon as you find out about it.