Malware creators keep on working and now they have introduced a new type of infections. Hence one of the most popular ways to infect computer systems is by infecting computers with rogue antivirus program and asking to pay for it, computer hackers find some new way to infect. This time they use the names of well known antiviruses that you have on your system and warn about detecting and fixing some security issues on your machine. Here are antivirus programs that are usually mentioned in the messages of this badware: Agava Firewall, Avast, AVG Anti-virus, Avira AntiVir, Comodo, Microsoft Defender, Dr. Web, Kaspersky Anti-virus 2009, Kaspersky Anti-Virus 2010, Kaspersky Anti-Virus 7, Kaspersky Internet Security 2009, Kaspersky Internet Security 2010, Kaspersky Internet Security 2011, Kaspersky Internet Security 7, Microsoft Security Essentials, McAfee, ESET NOD32 Antivirus, ESET Smart Security, Norton Antivirus, Outpost Firewall, Panda Antivirus. TO every of these program Enhanced Protection mode is added, for eample, Avira Antivir Enhanced Protection Mode.
The program doesn’t seem to be that aggressive as most of the rogue programs. It doesn’t ask for any activation or payment. However, it may remove your legitimate antivirus program which will lead you to gaining more infections on your system and them compromising it seriously. The application usually infiltrates through insecure downloads.
You must remove Enhanced Protection Mode infection from your computer by running a full system scan wit a reputable antispyware program, for example, Spyware Doctor or Malwarebytes.