- Annoying Pop-up's
- Changes background
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Installs itself without permissions
- Shows commercial adverts
- Slow Computer
- Slow internet connection
FraudTool.SpywarePreventer.m is a program which resembles a legitimate program but usually downloads and installs itself without the computer users’ permission.
FraudTool.SpywarePreventer.m will also attempt to entice users into purchasing its full version by showing falsified results, claiming the purchase of its full application will improve the users’ PC performance. FraudTool.SpywarePreventer.m may also download spyware and other unwanted programs.
One could also classify this infection as a backdoor Trojan infection, designed to display false and exaggerated results, as a means to coerce a user into purchasing the full version software.
As a backdoor Trojan, FraudTool.SpywarePreventer.m provides remote access to the affected computer systems. FraudTool.SpywarePreventer.m may be used to conduct distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks, or it may be used to install additional Trojan infections or other forms of malicious software.
For example, FraudTool.SpywarePreventer.m may be used to install a downloader or dropper Trojan, which may in turn install a proxy Trojan used to relay spam or a Key logger Trojans, which in turn monitors and sends keystrokes to a remote attacker.
FraudTool.SpywarePreventer.m may also open ports on the affected system and thus may potentially lead to further compromising by other attackers.
FraudTool.SpywarePreventer.m is installed under deceptive pretences, infiltrating the user’s PC without their approval or knowledge.
FraudTool.SpywarePreventer.m is advertised through the use of advertisements that pretend to be online scanners.
It has been shown that by just having FraudTool.SpywarePreventer.m running on a computer will make said computer slower and run less efficiently.
FraudTool.SpywarePreventer.m is particularly damaging to a computer system, once it has fully embedded itself within the PC’s system, therefore it is given a high priority security risk status by many computer analysts.
The best thing to do when face with a FraudTool.SpywarePreventer.m infection would be to employ the services of a fully functional and up-to-date anti-spyware tool, to rid the infected system of all nefarious activity.
How to manually remove FraudTool.SpywarePreventer.m
Files associated with FraudTool.SpywarePreventer.m infection:
FraudTool.SpywarePreventer.m processes to kill:
Remove FraudTool.SpywarePreventer.m registry entries: