Jump to content


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer.com
Welcome to BleepingComputer, a free community where people like yourself come together to discuss and learn how to use their computers. Using the site is easy and fun. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. Other benefits of registering an account are subscribing to topics and forums, creating a blog, and having no ads shown anywhere on the site.

Click here to Register a free account now! or read our Welcome Guide to learn how to use this site.


Safestrip Problem

  • Please log in to reply
No replies to this topic

#1 ubin


  • Members
  • 1 posts
  • Local time:03:00 AM

Posted 03 July 2008 - 12:45 PM

Having a safestrip issue which frequently prompts me an error Message when browsing through Interner Explorer.
Platform: Microsoft® Windows Vistaâ„¢ Home Premium

Insecure Internet activity. Threat of virus attack
Due to insecure Internet browsing your PC can easily get infected with viruses, worms and trojans without your knowledge, and that can lead to system slowdown, freezes and crashes.
Also insecure Internet activity can result in revealing your personal information.
To get full advanced real-time protection for PC and Internet activity, register KvmSecure.
We recommend you to protect your PC now and continue safe Internet browsing.
Click here to get full advanced real-time protection and continue browsing.
Continue to this website unprotected (not recommended).

And direct me to this webbie to purchase anti-virus software.

Did a Norton scan, and the following risk are given.

Risk category: Misleading Application
Overall Risk Impact: Medium
Performance: Medium
Privacy: Medium
Removal: Medium
Stealth: Medium
Click for more information about this risk : SafeStrip
Action taken: Fully removed
Affected Areas:
Files & Directories
C:\Users\John Tan\AppData\Roaming\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Antivirus-2008pro.lnk
C:\Users\John Tan\Desktop\antivirus-2008pro.lnk
c:\users\john tan\appdata\local\virtualstore\program files\antivirus 2008 pro\vscan.tsi
C:\Users\John Tan\AppData\Local\virtualstore\program files\antivirus 2008 pro
Registry Entries
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1533390482-4179961765-271246654-1003\Software\Antivirus 2008 PRO

Try system restore but failed.
Run combofix and deleted a similar anitvirus PCPrivacyCleaner, leaving me with Antivirus 2008 PRO problem.
Please advise. Thanks

Edited by Orange Blossom, 11 February 2013 - 03:28 AM.
Deactivate link and move to more appropriate forum. ~ OB

BC AdBot (Login to Remove)


0 user(s) are reading this topic

0 members, 0 guests, 0 anonymous users