Security iGuard review

by Gabriel E. Hall - - | Type: Corrupt Anti-Spyware

Security iGuard is a simple, but yet quite effective spyware remover. During our tests this program managed to find and eliminate most parasites, which were installed to one of our test machines. Nevertheless, we CANNOT recommend purchasing and using this product because of several negative facts about it.

Security iGuard was distributed with the help of trojans, hijackers and similar parasites for a long time. A few months ago, numerous variants of the Smitfraud trojan were hitting thousands of users. These threats were silently downloading from the Internet and installing Security iGuard. Some malicious web sites were dropping the same product into their visitors computers. Although the program’s makers deny all charges and blame their affiliates for this, we aren’t so certain that this is the real truth. Vendors might be responsible for stealth installation of their product.

The program itself is also not perfect. It is prone to false positives. On our several test computers it managed to detect two instances of the PoeBot.Explorer parasite. Further analysis revealed that detected autoexec.bat files are legitimate and harmless. One of them is a standard Windows component created during the operating system installation, and the other one is its copy, backed up by WinPatrol, legitimate security-related tool. See a screenshot provided below.

The application’s demonstration version refuses to remove any parasites it finds. It asks to register and purchase the full product.

The official web site is www.securityiguard.com.

Security iGuard download: not recommended

Security iGuard was carefully tested by 2-spyware.com research center. The review is the result of our test. If you know additional information about Security iGuard please send us the note
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Compatible with Microsoft Windows Supported versions Compatible with OS X
What to do if failed?
If you failed to remove virus damage using Reimage Intego, submit a question to our support team and provide as much details as possible.
Reimage Intego is a recommended tool to scan your system for possible threats and crappy software. The trial version of the product will find harmful applications in your system. Free scanner allows you to check whether your PC is infected or not. If you need to remove malware, you have to purchase the licensed version of Reimage Intego malware removal tool.
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Gabriel E. Hall
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Gabriel E. Hall is a passionate malware researcher who has been working for 2-spyware for almost a decade.

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