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The Security Shield scam

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#1 Holgerdanske


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Posted 21 March 2012 - 02:47 PM

I'm a bit ashamed to confess that I was caught unaware by those Azerbajiani villainous, and I had no other resource than to order their supposed scanner. As soon as I did, my PC (runs Windows 7) started working again and showing two icons on the desktop, labelled "Uninstall Security" and "Security Shield". A few days latter, by themselves, the tasks behind those icons had vanished.
These are my questions:
1. Does anybody know if those two icons and whatever linked with them should still be considered as a threat?
2. Which is the easist (and most economical) way to remove all that garbage from my PC? Please be aware that I have Norton Internet Security installed.
Thanks a lot

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#2 Orange Blossom

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Posted 21 March 2012 - 02:55 PM

For more information, please read Security Shield rogue campaign shows a strong presence in 2012 and the removal guide here: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-security-shield

Please let us know if following that guide resolves your issues.

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