Many consumers have realized that simply because a security tools is marketed exhaustively and makes use of seemingly well designed and professional interfaces, it shouldn’t easily be trusted. Yet there are still many more who are susceptible to the trickery employed by System Lock, and other similar rogue antispyware tools like its related rogues System Tool and Security Tool.
Making use of the expected scare tactics normally attributable to rogue applications, System Lock takes scareware and extortion to a new level. Completely unrelenting in the vitriol it puts behind its attacks on PC owners’ systems, the vehemence behind a System Lock has even surprised industry cynics. As a first point of attack System Lock will bombard the user with various fake security messages after completing an uncalled for security scan. These fake notifications will notify the user of infections being present on his system, as the following will show:
“Warning: Your computer is infected
These are only some of the scare tactics employed by System Lock. As a further attack on the system, it will inform the user of the dire consequences of not having these infections removed. System Lock will go on to take control of the system and annoy the user by making the system virtually unmanageable. It will attempt this by using up valuable system resources, blocking executing of legitimate executables and blocking the Internet connections. It will only allow the user control of the PC once he acquiesces to paying for a System Lock license.
This is classic scareware tactics employed by the most unscrupulous cyber criminals. Consumers are urged never to pay for this extortion, and to immediately eliminate System Lock. Do not waste time in taking action, delete System Lock and take back control of your PC.