Trojan.fakeMS is a detection name common for several dozens of renowned antimalware tools. This is a denomination relevant to multiple cases. Originally, however, this was a name applied to virus that either generated its own alert titled Microsoft Security Essentials or in similar way, or the virus forced compromised computer system to show random security alert without real reason. Later on, virtually any case of detecting a counterfeit that imitated Windows defending or other improving activities fell within the range of computer infections covered by the above name.
Basically, use of the above name varies from case, as some security software developers keep its use strictly limited to specific infection even mentioning constant file names. Therefore such use enables relatively easy manual removal of Trojan.fakeMS.
Others cover with this denomination enormous variety of applications. This entails risk of deleting safe and probably valuable for users programs instead of the trojan. Click here to run free scan to detect every possible trojan and get rid of Trojan.fakeMS even if it is detected under different name.
Type: Trojan horse
Detection date: 02.01.2009
URL: blocked\not detected
Trojan.fakeMS removal tool:
- Trojan.fakeMS may be difficult to remove manually;
- Trojan.fakeMS may download and install additional malware;
- Trojan.fakeMS may slow your PC;
- Trojan.fakeMS may generate popup ad’s;
- Trojan.fakeMS may cause system errors and slowdowns.