This imposter is known in the technical world of antimalware combat as “Win32/FakePAV”. FakePAV is a rogue that displays messages that imitate Microsoft Security Essentials threat reports in order to entice the user into downloading and paying for a rogue security scanner. The rogue persistently terminates numerous processes such as Windows Registry Editor, Internet Explorer, Windows Restore and other utilities and applications. View the bellow screenshot of this terrible rogue virus, This is what the imposter looks like..eerily similar to the real thing, don’ t you agree?
Microsoft Security Essentials detected potential threats that might compromise your privacy or damage your computer. You need to clean your computer immediately to prevent the system crash.
Trojan-PSW.Win32.launch HackTool:Win32/Welevate.A Adware.Win32.Fraud
You should be careful when you see such faulty alerts, since they don’t come from real and legitimate Microsoft Security Essentials software. MSE (legitimate tool) doesn’t install any other programs and cannot bring any other executables into your system.
If you’ve noticed one of the examples of fake Microsoft Security Essential Alerts like the above screenshot, you should ignore its contents completely. Be very careful not to download any executables offered by this scam! Shut down this scary window and run a scan with the legitimate Microsoft Security Essentials Software. If you don’t have anti-virus and have a windows operating system, check out the free Security Essentials Software available for download at the official windows site here: http://windows.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/security-essentials-download