When receiving popups as mentioned above, your not really infected, that is if you don’t put a fake antivirus program in account.

Quote from Wikipedia:

Security Tool is a rogue antivirus program that displays false scan reports intended to convince the user that his or her computer is infected with various forms of malware. This misleading software will tell the user that he or she needs to purchase the full version of the software to remove these threats. These so-called infections do not actually exist, however, as they are only attempts to frighten the user to purchase the full version of the software. This rogue is designed to scam the operator into giving the fake purchase panel their credit card number and information.

In other words: Security Tool displays fake security alerts. Once running, Security Tool will scan the computer and randomly select various files and labels them as malware. Also it blocks the ability to run legit programs.

1. How to remove ?

By using a combination of the following software:
Malwarebytes Anti Malware – Superantispyware

  1. Boot to Safe Mode with network (press F8 while rebooting.)
  2. Install Malwarebytes Anti Malware and do an update.
  3. Install  Superantispyware, you can use the portable edition which does NOT install anything on your Start Menu or Program Files and does NOT need to be uninstalled.
  4. After Malwarebytes has been updated, let it do a full scan.
  5. When the scan is complete, click OK, then “Show Results” to view the results. Check everything and click “Remove Selected”. Reboot if prompted.

To make sure your computer is completely clean, do another scan with Superantispyware, using the latest version and definitions.

2. How to avoid ?

It’s one good thing on how to remove rogue programs, but it would be far better if these can be avoided in the future.

  1. Make sure you have an updated virusscanner.
  2. Verify your sources when downloading updates, software, etc
  3. Use common sense; e.g. don’t click on everything that seems legit

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