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SecurityTool

SecurityTool is rogue antivirus software, in other words, it is a complete scam designed to rip people off.


If your computer is infected with Security Tool you will experience continuous pop-ups and system warnings stating that your PC is infected and will prompt you to purchase SecurityTool to remove the infections. These pop ups and false, used to frighten you into thinking your PC is infected so you will buy SecurityTool. If you did in fact fall for this scam, you will quickly learn that Security Tool is a scam and it will not clean infections from your computer or prevent future infections, it is itself a computer infection.

SecurityTool will also run system scans every time your start windows, and every time it will display a long list of infections it has found. These infections it reports are of course false, again used to scare people into buying the software.

If your PC is infected with SecurityTool, you should remove it immediately. Click Here to find how to remove it.

Known System Changes:

Created Files

  • %Desktop%Security Tool.lnk
  • %StartMenu%Programs\Security Tool

Created Folders

  • %CommonPrograms%SecurityTool
  • %ApplicationData%[randomnamedfolder]

Registry Entries

  • Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Security Tool
    • Data: C:\Documents and Settings\%userprofile%\Application Data\[randomnumber]\[randomnumber].bat
  • Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
    • Value: [randomnumber]
    • Data: C:\DOCUME~1\ALLUSE~1\APPLIC~1\[randomnumber]\[randomnumber].exe
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