Description of Security Guard 2012 and consequences of its residing on your PC’s
Security Guard 2012 is often associated with Facebook infection. Some users even said that the first sign of the program installation, or the sign that they associated with the adware in question, was observed as a popup from top menu of the aforementioned social network member’s page.
The program in question is adware of quite big and old in IT terms family. Its visual signs are nearly the same to that of recently detected programs of its strain.
Programs constituting the family could be refereed to by different authors as adware, fake, virus, malware, infection etc.
Referring back to the Facebook issue, it is the infection under consideration partially cracks social network accounts of infected PC and make it look as though it is Facebook or another social network that spreads the adware.
Remove Security Guard 2012 as yet another example of extremely annoying counterfeit and a proof that the adware is evolving as new tricks such as Facebook notification are becoming essential part of their self-promo. On this background, old scaring and annoying tactics are not abandoned so that you have every reason to click here and run free scan to prevent the adware from entering your PC, or to delete Security Guard 2012 in case it is too late for the preventive measures.
Technical Details and screenshots:
- Full name: Security Guard 2012, SecurityGuard 2012, Security-Guard 2012
- Type: Rogue anti-spyware
- Origin: Russian Federation, Ukraine
Signs of being infected with Security Guard 2012
Before showing any other nag screens, the adware tends to display alerts devoted to particular select infection it has supposedly disclosed. A striking example might be the Facebook notification above, which informs users of Zeus trojan. Further symptoms as described in the Zeus-Facebook case included non-responding of Task Manager and fake reboots in fixed intervals.
After the preliminaries here always comes a main course though, which is invariable and includes the same dishes as before, which means the rogue is a clone of Open Cloud Security, OpenCloud AV, SecuritySphere and older counterfeits. It shows fake scan window and plenty of interesting but misleading alerts.
To get rid of Security Guard 2012, as well as other viruses and trojans, click here to initiate free scan.
Security Guard 2012 automatical removal:
Thorough diagnostic of computer system would certainly disclose the adware. However, a test specific to the counterfeit has been conducted and ensured the malware will be definitely detected and properly exterminated by the remover below.
Manual Removal of Security Guard 2012:
Should you fail to find one or few (nor all, of course) of the entries below, please skip relevant steps on properly ensuring the entries are actually missing. If access to the malware components is blocked, the best remedy would be Safe Mode reboot.
Remove Security Guard 2012 files and dll’s:
%AppData%\SwscY0wcHqxGpFoSecurity Guard 2012.ico
%StartMenu%\Programs\Security Guard 2012\
%StartMenu%\Programs\Security Guard 2012\Security Guard 2012.lnk
%UserProfile%\Desktop\Security Guard 2012.lnk
Unregister Security Guard 2012 registry values: