Remove Security Defender virus (uninstall guide)

Security Defender is a rogue security software that wasn’t initially designed to defend your system from virus persistency. To the contrary of its name, the application has the intention to deceive and trick simple computer users and to make them scared with the bunch of deceitful statements expressed after the fake scan initiated by this malicious program. We surely can’t say anything positive about this malicious tool; its plans and motives are all but malicious and they all are summarized in the only goal – to rip simple and trusting users off. Fake Security Defender, as you know, belongs to the group or fake anti-virus programs that deserve to be immediately removed from your system upon the very first detection.

Security Defender
Security Defender fake

Security Defender virus does not come to your system using legal methods of installation. Its infiltration isn’t coordinated with you. In fact, this happens in a hidden manner, when you don’t even realize the malware is being implanted into your PC. During the installation process this rogue modifies your system in order to be started automatically together with every system startup.

Once you boot your computer Security Defender virus appears in front of your screen. It first begins to run the faulty and imitated scanning of your system in order to report the multitude of fake infections. Of course, they don’t really dwell on your system. These are fake threats that were invented by this fake AV. So, you must not trust any deceitful facts expressed by Security Defender malicious application. It is not able to protect your system in times you need the protection so desperately.

Attention Danger
Attention: Danger! – fake Security Tool

Attention: Danger!
ALERT! System scan for spyware, adware, trojans and viruses has been finished. Security Defender detected 66 critical system objects/ These security breaches may be exploited and lead to the following

  • Your system become a target for spam and bulky, intruding ads
  • Browser crashes frequently and web access speed decreases
  • Your personal files, photos, documents and passwords get stolen
  • Your computer is used for criminal activity behind your back
  • Bank details and credit card infomation get disclosed
COMPUTER SECURITY AT RISK!
Fake Alert of Security Defender

Computer security at risk!
Your computer still under attack….

Security Defender Firewall Alert
iexplore.exe is infected with Trojan-Clicker.Js.Agent.op. Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords.

System Security Alert!
Fake Alert of Security Defender virus

SYSTEM SECURITY ALERT
Unknown program is scanning your system registry right now! Identify the theft detected!

The purpose of Security Defender virus, as you know, is to make you buy its license (registration key). This is, of course, a bad investment of your funds. This program cannot protect you in times you need the real anti-spyware defense. Hence, you will not find any good thing in this malicious program. Plus, it is totally useless for virus removal or prevention. Remove Security Defender scam with the help of GridinSoft Trojan Killer as described below.

Removal sequence of steps:

  1. Download the installer of GridinSoft Trojan Killer from the direct link http://trojan-killer.net/download.php from some different clean (uninfected computer), for example, available at your work or with your friends or relatives
  2. Copy the installer of GridinSoft Trojan Killer onto your USB/Flash drive
  3. Transfer the USB/Flash drive to the PC infected with Security Defender
  4. Copy the installer of GridinSoft Trojan Killer to the desktop of the infected PC
  5. Run the installer of GridinSoft Trojan Killer as Administrator (right-click the installer with your mouse and select the respective option)For XP users: Right-click the installer of GridinSoft Trojan Killer with your mouse and click “Run as…”. Uncheck the box “Protect my computer and data from unauthorized program activity” and click OK.
  6. Install GridinSoft Trojan Killer, make sure to uncheck the box “Start Trojan Killer” at the end of installation process
  7. Run GridinSoft Trojan Killer as Administrator (right-click the desktop icon of GridinSoft Trojan Killer with your mouse and select the respective option)
  8. Update GridinSoft Trojan Killer, run the scan and remove all infected items found during the scan with Trojan Killer
    Security Defender remoavl tool
    Trojan Killer – removal of Security Defender
  9. Restart your computer to apply the changes after malware removal
  10. Additionally, make sure to scan your system with Kaspersky’s TDSS Killer downloadable here.

    Security Defender removal video:

    Associated files:


    %commonappdata%\pcdfdata\[rnd].exe
    %commonappdata%\pcdfdata\app.ico
    %commonappdata%\pcdfdata\config.bin
    %commonappdata%\pcdfdata\defs.bin
    %commonappdata%\pcdfdata\support.ico
    %commonappdata%\pcdfdata\uninst.ico
    %commonappdata%\pcdfdata\vl.bin
    %commondesktopdir%\Security Defender.lnk
    %commonprograms%\Security Defender\Security Defender.lnk
    %commonprograms%\Security Defender\Security Defender Help and Support.lnk
    %commonprograms%\Security Defender\Security Defender.lnk

    Associated registry entries:


    HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\pcdfsvc %commonappdata%\pcdfdata\[rnd].exe /min
    HKCU\Software\Classes\.exe
    HKCU\Software\Classes\.exe\ [rnd_2]
    HKCU\Software\Classes\.exe\Content Type application/x-m
    HKCU\Software\Classes\.exe\DefaultIcon
    HKCU\Software\Classes\.exe\DefaultIcon\ %1
    HKCU\Software\Classes\.exe\shell
    HKCU\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open
    HKCU\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command
    HKCU\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command\ "%commonappdata%\pcdfdata\[rnd].exe" /ex "%1" %*
    HKCU\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command\IsolatedCommand "%1" %*
    HKCU\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas
    HKCU\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command
    HKCU\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command\ "%1" %*
    HKCU\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command\IsolatedCommand "%1" %*

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