Aug 10, 2011

Albinos Defender.

Albinos Defender is a dangerous scamware that should be ignored by any circumstances.
We must warn you about its potential harm and the way it gets inside the system. First of all, there will be no permission asked when Albinos Defender 2011 decides to infiltrate your machine. Being another scamware that seeks to rip users off, Albinos Defender uses Trojans for its infiltration. Of course, it can be avoided by having truly reputable anti-virus and anti-spyware programs on your PC. Remember, only reputable versions guarantee a real time protection.
Being released for swindling users’ money, Albinos Defender also makes some unexpected modifications in the registry in order to make itself active once the PC is rebooted. Then it will start making havoc on the infected PC: Albinos Defender will imitate scanning the system for malware and then immediately return numerous viruses detected. The scope of such Albinos Defender activity is aimed at making its victim fall into purchasing its licensed version. It is the only program told to be capable to remove those viruses reported by Albinos Defender.
However, paying for Albinos Defender is like throwing your money out because this program is useless. It is not only incapable to remove computer viruses but it is also incapable to find them! All these threats reported on Albinos Defender are harmless files dropped on your system by the same Trojans that distribute this scam. However, their removal may be risky because we noticed that sometimes Albinos Defender reports perfectly legitimate files that are important for PC’s work. Please, be sure you don’t fall into Albinos Defender malicious activity. This scam must be eliminated once it enters the system. If your anti-spyware has let this threat into your machine, find alternative one to remove Albinos Defender completely.
Kill malicious Processes from Task Manager:
  • [random].exe
 Location of the infection:
  1. %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\[random]
  2. %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Local Settings\Application Data\[random].exe
  3. %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Local Settings\Temp\[random]
  • HKEY_USERS\.DEFAULT\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\BrowserEmulation “TLDUpdates” = ’1?
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command “(Default)” = ‘”%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Local Settings\Application Data\[random].exe” -a “%1? %*’
Although it is possible to manually remove fake Albinos Defender, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend  malware and spyware removal applications.

After removing all these files, restart your computer and the issue will be fixed. And don’t forget to do update your Security Software, check the Firewall Settings and the Operating System and finally do a full system scan with the Security Software.


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