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System Security

When you see a program with a name like System Security, you automatically think of safety and protection.  This is a natural reaction, which is exactly what rogue antivirus programs want. Convincing you that you have security issues and that they can help is the number one goal of rogue antivirus programs. Knowing how to identify, and more importantly, how to remove System Security and other rogues is essential.

Security System: Beyond the Name

System Security is a clone of WinWebSecurity, and it looks and acts like scores of other rogue antivirus programs.  By creating false warning messages and scan results, System Security seeks to persuade you that not only do you have several threats to your system, but that this program is the only one that can remove them.  As a computer user, it is important to know that both of these assertions are false.  System Security is the root of any computer issues you are experiencing and most certainly is not the solution.

System Security in Your Computer

There are several tell-tale signs that a rogue antivirus program like System Security has gained access to your system.  Knowing the most prominent will help you determine if you have a rogue in your computer so you can take immediate action to remove it.

  • Pop-ups. These annoying, yet tremendously effective ads, are a favorite with rogue antivirus programs because they cannot be ignored. A typical one will appear as a small balloon, either popping up randomly or when you click on a new, flashing desktop or system tray icon. It reads:

System Security Warning

Intercepting programs that may compromise your privacy and harm your system have been detected on your PC.  Click here to remove them immediately with System Security.

Legitimate antivirus programs will not send you warnings like this, especially if they have not been installed by you.  Do not click on the ad; instead, close it with your task manager.

  • Scan results. System Security makes liberal use of false scan warnings, which come in a variety of styles. There are small ones, which resemble security alerts in form. A typical one will announce, "Warning! 38 Infections Found!" This number is chosen out of thin air; there are no infections. The ad goes on to list the possible consequences of these 38 infections, which include system crash and permanent loss of data.

Others are designed to mimic scan results issued by legitimate antivirus programs.  They will have the System Security name in the top left corner.  Accompanying it will be a yellow and black shield and the slogan, "Protect your PC."  The results will list files by name that it claims are infected.  Remember, though, that these are false results.  The files listed pose no threat; they are either harmless files created by System Security to bolster its claim of infection or legitimate files that are not corrupted.  Never opt to remove files: you will be redirected to a rogue site and prompted to enter your credit card information.  Also, never delete any of these files on your own, because it is quite likely that you will delete a necessary file.

  • Slow computer performance. System Security makes itself at home and diverts your system's resources for its own use as it runs constantly in the background. Even simple tasks will take much longer, and the overall performance of your computer will be sluggish.

System Security Distribution Methods

The distribution methods of rogue antivirus programs simply refer to how they spread themselves and how they can enter your computer.  In the case of System Security, the answer is Trojans.  In the myth, Greek soldiers hid in the Trojan horse and were able to enter Troy undetected.  This is exactly how a virtual Trojan works.  It disguises itself, not as a big wooden horse, of course, but as a video codec, an email attachment, an online invitation or link, or an ad. Zlob, for instance, is a Trojan that masquerades as a video codec.  When you download an affected video, you not only get the video, you get Zlob.  Once inside, it deposits malware, including System Security.  This distribution method is effective, and computer users do not realize anything is amiss for some time after the rogue program has made itself at home.

The paid version is different from this Trojan-carried free version in only one respect: the money you pay for it.  In all other ways, it is identical to the free version; in other words, it is ineffective and useless as a protection program.  Convinced by the unceasing pop-ups and warnings of multiple infections, many people act immediately and purchase System Security.  This is an understandable reaction, but it is also a decision that needs to be remedied as soon as possible.

System Security Removal

While you may be able to deal with pop-ups, eventually System Security can affect your ability to navigate online, and it can exploit security vulnerabilities to allow in other forms of malware.  To avoid these potential problems, it is best to remove System Security as soon as possible.  Many people try to either uninstall the program, which doesn't work because rogue antivirus programs are designed to evade this tactic and can hide and replicate as necessary, or run their current antivirus program, which doesn't work because System Security is not a virus.  What is the computer user left with?  Actually, two good options.

  • Manual removal. This is a good option for those with technical experience, time, and a patient nature. You must carefully remove every trace of System Security without inadvertently deleting a necessary file. This doesn't sound difficult, but given the length of the file names and the great similarity between them, it is easy to miss one or delete a wrong one. Instructions follow for those with technical know-how.
  • Automatic removal. This is the best option for everyone. A reputable program like Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (Malwarebytes has free malware removal) is designed to handle rogue antivirus programs, remove every trace, and leave your legitimate programs intact. It is a safe, effective, and very quick method. It is also less expensive than hiring a computer tech to do it for you manually.

Stop Processes:


Delete Registry Entry:


Delete Files:

C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication Data5386543871632575944.exe
C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication Data538654387LanguagesGerman.lng
C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication Data538654387LanguagesEnglish.lng
C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication Data538654387LanguagesSpanish.lng
C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication Data538654387Languages
C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication Data538654387init.udb
C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication Data538654387config.udb
C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication Data5386543871632575944.exe
C:Documents and SettingsAll UsersApplication Data538654387
%UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsSystem SecuritySystem Security.lnk
%UserProfile%Start MenuProgramsSystem Security
%UserProfile%DesktopSystem Security.lnk

Removing System Security Automatically/Safely

For free automatic removal we recommend using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware. This program is widely recommended by reputable third-party sites, so you can be reasonably confident of its ability to safely get rid of System Security and any hidden Trojans. As a precaution we recommend double checking your system with SpyHunter. This program requires paid registration to enable deletions, however it has a money back guaranteed and is the top of the line in malware removal. It should catch malware that evades Malwarebytes and block anything that tries to reinstal itself.

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Remove System Security Now:

  1. Download and install Malwarebytes Anti-Malware and SpyHunter Download  
  2. Run a scan with Malwarebytes Anti-Malware.
  3. Remove all the detected infections (free).
  4. Run a scan with SpyHunter
  5. Remove any remaining infections
  6. Reboot and rescan with SpyHunter. Your computer should now be clean.

Important note: If Malwarebytes is blocked by malware then run Chameleon (Start Menu → All Programs → MalwareBytes' Anti-Malware → Tools → Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware Chameleon). If you need further help removing System Security please email us at info@removeadware.com.au or call for personal assistance on toll-free number 888-655-3453, within the USA and Canada.

Disclaimer: This webpage was created to provide information on System Security and how to uninstall it. Manual removal instructions are intended for use by technical experts and should be used at your own risk. We do not own or endorse System Security.

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