System Security 2011 is a rogue security software that will spread using various names but having similar skin for their console. To site an example, you may look at another variant called Cloud Protection. Although their titles and looks seem harmless, what rest behind it is full of deception and lies.
System Security 2011 is a rugged piece of malicious program that sneaks on your computer relentlessly. It invades the system through Internet browser’s flaw that opens-up space for the entry of System Security 2011 and allied Trojan. Once it looms into the center of your system, this malware will end processes that belong to security software causing anti-virus program to stop working. Moreover, it selfishly disabled Windows system tools including task manager and registry editor. The main purpose for this behavior is obviously to avoid System Security 2011’s manual removal.
Authors at the back of this malware know that latest security tool can counter their attack. This is why, blocking of Internet access is within the malware’s payload. It will set the Internet browser to re-route to a local address to avert retrieving the needed page particularly if it has to do with anti-virus software update. Windows hosts file is also a target to bring same effect.
To some, with disabled tools and programs, it appears so impossible to remove System Security 2011. However, there is a work around to this issue. There are other devices not foreseen by the attacker that will eliminate the presence of System Security 2011. This method is clearly shown on ‘How to Remove’ area of this page.
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Technical Details and Additional Information:
System Security 2011 Is Also Detected As:
Trojan/Win32.FakeAV (AhnLab-V3), Win32:Cycbot-NO (Avast), Generic25.AKCZ (AVG), Trojan.Win32.Heur.Gen (ClamAV), Trojan.PWS.Siggen.28960 (DrWeb), Win32:Cycbot-NO (GData), Win32/Kryptik.ALL (NOD32)
Damage Level: Medium
Systems Affected: Windows 9x, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7
System Security 2011 belongs to a group of rogue security programs. Rogues are different from Trojans and viruses. They do not replicate once executed on the computer. However, this does not mean the rogue applications are not detrimental. They are equipped with modules that able to communicate with a remote server and download more potential threats.
While still on the system, System Security 2011 will repeatedly produce fake security alerts. By extensively providing these alerts, authors of this malware anticipate that victims will compel to obtain the registered version of System Security 2011. Some of the alerts that contain false information are:
The file “file name.exe” is infected. Running of application is impossible. Please activate your antivirus software.
Your computer continues to be infected with harmful viruses. In order to prevent permanent loss of your information and credit card data theft please activate your antivirus. Click here to enable protection.
svchost.exe was replaced with unauthorized program. It has encountered a problem and needs to close.
If you were in the middle of something, the information you were working on might be lost.
Please tell Microsoft about this problem.
We have created an error report that you can send to us. We will treat this report as confidential and anonymous.
If user clicks on button to “fix” or ”remove” detected threats and identified problems, System Security 2011 will open a new browser window asking for personal information and credit card details. This is a fraud payment processor for the rogue program.
Video Tutorial (System Security 2011 Removal)
How to Remove System Security 2011
1. On fake System Security 2011 console, click on Activate. Enter any of the following code provided by XyliBox.
2. Click on Register. You need to run System Security 2011 in registered mode temporarily to access your files and programs with ease.
3. Download MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware from this link.
4. Once download is complete, double-click on the file to install MBAM. Just load it with default settings. It may prompt for update after installation, please download all necessary updates.
5. MBAM will run right after the update has completed.
6. Click on Perform quick scan, the click on Scan. MBAM will scan the computer for presence of threats. This may take a while.
7. When scan is finished, MBAM will display scan result.
8. Click on Show Results to reveal all identified threats.
9. Make sure that all threats are mark with check. Click on Remove Selected to permanently delete all files and registry entries that belongs to System Security 2011.
10. If it prompts you to restart the computer, click Yes. We need reboot the computer to complete the removal process.
Alternative Removal Method for System Security 2011
Option 1 : Use Windows System Restore to return Windows to previous state
If System Security 2011 enters the computer, there is a big chance that Windows files, registry entries and other essential components are also infected. System Restore can reinstate clean system files by restoring the configuration to an earlier date. The method also replaces compromised files with a clean version. If you have a saved restore point before System Security 2011 infiltrates the PC, we highly encourage you to execute this procedure if none of the above works. You may proceed with Windows System Restore, click here to see the full procedure.
Option 2 : System Security 2011 manual uninstall guide
IMPORTANT! Manual removal of System Security 2011 requires technical skills. Deleting system files and registry entries by mistake may result to total disability of Windows system. We advise you to perform a backup of registry before proceeding with this guide.
1. Kill any running process that belongs to System Security 2011.
- Press Ctrl+Alt+Del on your keyboard.
- When Windows Task Manager appears, look for System Security 2011 files (refer to Technical Reference) and click End Process.
2. Delete all registry entries that belong to this malware.
- Press [Windows Key]+R on your keyboard.
- In the 'Open' dialog box, type regedit and press Enter. This will open registry editor.
- Find and delete registry entries as mentioned in Technical Reference section below.
- Close registry editor. Changes made will be save automatically.
3. Scan the computer with antivirus program.
- Connect to Internet and open your antivirus software. Please update to obtain the latest database and necessary files.
- Restart the computer in Safe Mode.
- Just before Windows logo begins to load press F8 on your keyboard.
- On Windows Advanced Boot Options, select Safe Mode and press Enter.
4. Delete all files dropped by System Security 2011.
- While still in Safe Mode, search and delete malicious files. Please refer to 'Technical Reference'. Make sure that you execute 'End Task' first before deleting the file. Otherwise, the system will not let you perform this action.