Description of Security Shield 2012 virus and consequences of its residing on your PC’s

Security Shield 2012 is another branding for notorious trojan that fakes antivirus product for Windows. The faking includes a range of popups dressed intentionally up to look like original system alerts.
The malware has been observed in the wild to infect computers through Twitter messages containing shady links. The link sends browser to website with malicious scripts which provide for download of the adware bypassing user’s agreement routines. However, user is offered to grant his or her consent to observe formalities. Click here to get rid of Security Shield 2012 leaving abandoned no component of the rogue.

Technical Details and screenshots:

  • Full name: Security Shield 2012, Security-Shield 2012, SecurityShield 2012
  • Type: Rogue Security Software, Trojan Horse
  • Origin: Russian Federation, Ukraine


Signs of being infected with Security Shield 2012

Security Shield 2012 displays skins similar to that of MS Removal Tool (of course, the fake one). It adjusts system registry to run its processes and, consequentially, display popups upon system loading. That ensures the victim would pay attention to the program, even if desperate attempts to ignore it are taken. Click here to initiate free scanner download and installation and remove Security Shield 2012 as one of the threats detected.

Security Shield 2012 automatical removal:

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Security Shield 2012 Removal Tool

Manual Removal of Security Shield 2012:

The manual removal guide is designed by malware experts on the basis of examination over samples of the rogue obtained from different sources. Should you find the guide irrelevant, please notify us leaving your comment below so that the experts could consider your case.

Remove Security Shield 2012 files and dll’s:

%AppData%MicrosoftInternet ExplorerQuick LaunchSecurity Shield 2012.lnk
%AppData%Security Shield 2012
%AppData%Security Shield 2012IcoActivate.ico
%Temp%
%UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsSecurity Shield 2012.lnk
%StartMenu%ProgramsSecurity Shield 2012
%StartMenu%ProgramsSecurity Shield 2012Activate Security Shield 2012.lnk
%StartMenu%ProgramsSecurity Shield 2012Help Security Shield 2012.lnk
%StartMenu%ProgramsSecurity Shield 2012How to Activate Security Shield 2012.lnk
%StartMenu%ProgramsSecurity Shield 2012Security Shield 2012.lnk

Unregister Security Shield 2012 registry values:

HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallSecurity Shield 2012
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareSecurity Shield 2012
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun “[random]”
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun “Security Manager”
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun “Security Shield 2012?
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallSecurity Shield 2012
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareSecurity Shield 2012
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionInternet SettingsUser AgentPost Platform “(Default)” = ”
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun “Security Shield 2012”
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun “Security Shield 2012 Security”

Security Shield 2012 removal