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Danger level 8
Type: Rogue Anti-Spyware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Slow internet connection
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Slow Computer
  • Block exe files from running
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Normal system programs crash immediatelly
  • System crashes
Other mutations known as:

Defense Center

Defense Center is a manipulative rogue antispyware application that has been designed in order to steal your hard earned money. Defense Center is actually a clone of other malicious rogues such as: Your Protection, User Protection as well as Digital Protection. Defense Center will make use of every single trick it can in order to try and convince you that you have malicious threats running on your machine. When you are really scared, you will be presented with an answer to this fake problem in the form of a full version which promises to remove all of the threats on your computer.

Defense Center may display some of the following symptoms:
• Is your computer's performance slower than usual?
• Are you receiving annoying pop ups?
• Are things changing on your machine, that you didn't change yourself?
• Do you see a scan report that has taken place, which you didn't start?
• Are you receiving fake scan report results?
• Is your computer generating scary system security notifications?
• Are you being asked to buy a full version in order to rectify these problems?
• Is your internet connection acting different from the usual?

Defense Center is very dangerous and is not something to play around with and it needs to be removed from your computer upon immediate detection. You have the option of the manual removal process or the automatic removal process. It is vital for you to know that you can cause serious additional damage to your computer if you make use of the manual removal process.

Manual removal is recommended only when you are an experienced computer user and you know your way around your Registry very well. Otherwise it is highly recommended to remove Defense Center with a powerful security tool.

Naturally, the best way to protect yourself from Defense Center, is to prevent it from entering your system altogether. In order to do so, you have to constantly update your Windows and such programs as Adobe Reader, Shockwave, Flash and Java, because Trojans that distribute Defense Center usually exploit vulnerabilities within these software programs, and these vulnerabilities are commonly fixed with updates.

The most dangerous thing about Defense Center is that it can disable your Task Manager and various programs in order to protect itself from being removed. Whenever a program is blocked, Defense Center displays the following message:

Warning! Virus threat detected!
Virus activity detected!
Net-Worm.Win32 has been detected. This adware module advertises websites with explicit content. Be advised of such content being possibly illegal. Please click the button below to locate and remove this threat.

It also has a list of other fake system alerts that are ought to give you an impression your system is infected with multiple viruses:

Warning! Network attack detected!
Network intrusion detected!
Your computer is be attacked from a remote PC.
Attack from :27040
Process is trying to steal your passwords listed below. It is highly recommended to block this threat now.

Danger!
A security threat detected on your computer. This malicious program may steal your private data. Click on the message to ensure the protection of your computer.

Warning! Adware detected!
Adware module detected on your PC!
Zlob.Porn.Ad adware has been detected. This adware module advertises websites with explicit content. Be advised of such content being possibly illegal. Please click the button below to locate and remove this threat now.

Naturally, these notifications are false and you should pay no heed to them. Aquire a powerful computer security tool and remove Defense Center right now, before it cripples your system to the point of no return.

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How to manually remove Defense Center

Files associated with Defense Center infection:

%StartMenu%\Programs\Defense Center
%APPDATA%\Defense Center
Defense Center Support.lnk
Defense Center.lnk
wscsvc32.exe
sshnas21.dll
mschrt20ex.dll
esentutl64.exe
defcnt.exe
Bf3.exe
%ProgramFiles%\Defense Center
Defense Center Support.lnk
defcnt.exe
Bf3.exe
mschrt20ex.dll
wscsvc32.exe
sshnas21.dll
Defense Center.lnk
esentutl64.exe

Defense Center DLL's to remove:

sshnas21.dll
mschrt20ex.dll
sshnas21.dll
mschrt20ex.dll

Defense Center processes to kill:

defcnt.exe
wscsvc32.exe
esentutl64.exe
Bf3.exe
SearchSettingsProtection.exe
wscsvc32.exe
esentutl64.exe
defcnt.exe
Bf3.exe

Remove Defense Center registry entries:

Defense Center
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Comments

  1. brice Jul 9, 2010

    grosse merde

  2. test Aug 18, 2010

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