Sunday, 18 March 2012

Internet Security 2012 - how to remove

Internet Security 2012 - how to remove

What is Internet Security 2012?

Internet Security 2012 is a fake antivirus that is software, displaying lots of faked warnings without actually checking your system for parasites. This parasite related to Privacy Protection and Security Protection. This is another Rogue that uses generic names to prevent users from getting information about parasite and thus believing that they are purchasing something legitimate. This is simply not true, as no program that is distributed through malware, infecting websites can be legitimate. This is how Internet Security 2012 got on your PC in the first place.

Once you get infected with Internet Security 2012, you will start seeing various system alerts and popups. These alerts might look like this :

Explorer.exe can not start

File Explorer.exe is infected by


Please activate Internet Security 2012 to protect your Computer.

Internet Security 2012 will also launch its scan, which will detect various dangerously sounding infections in legitimate or non-existing files. This family of rogues is known for trying to scare people by using names, related to “child porn” for fake infection description. So if you see scan results with descriptions like “Infected: W32/Child-Porn.PROXY/Server” and some other generic infections, don’t search for these files on hard disk to delete them or pay for Internet Security 2012 full version. You should remove Internet Security 2012 scareware itself.

To prevent removal, Internet Security 2012 will try to block legitimate anti-malware program downloads by stopping its execution. To prevent this, you have several options

Kill Malware process by Start->Run, then taskkill.exe /F /IM isecurity.exe

isecurity.exe is name of malware process, it might also be other names, defender.exe or privacy.exe

Fake -register Internet Security 2012 by using registration key Y76REW-T65FD5-U7VBF5A, Y86REW-T75FD5-U9VBF4A or Y86REW-T75FD5-9VB4A

Reboot into safe mode with networking

Then Scan your PC with reputable anti-malware program like Spyware Doctor, Hitman Pro or other to fully identify Internet Security 2012 files and delete them. Full version of Spyware Doctor, Malwarebytes Anti-Malware or decent antivirus like Kaspersky, Eset would likely have protected from malware infection. Also, This malware might come with rootkit, so running GMER, TDSS killer or other anti-rootkit tool is advisable. If Internet Security 2012 infects your c:\windows\system32\userinit.exe file, you will have to replace it with the one from backup location ( c:\windows\ServicePackFiles\i386\userinit.exe ).

Note: Internet Security 2012 is not related to any legitimate antivirus program. Also, It is not related to fake rogues Internet Security 2011 or Win 7,XP,Vista Internet Security 2012. These rogues belong to other malware families.

Internet Security 2012 is Extremely dangerous

Internet Security 2012 is a corrupt Anti-Spyware program

Internet Security 2012 may spread via Trojans

Internet Security 2012 may display fake security messages

Internet Security 2012 may install additional spyware to your computer

Internet Security 2012 may repair its files, spread or update by itself

Internet Security 2012 violates your privacy and compromises your security