What is SecurityShield, How to remove Security Shield

Security Shield is a harmful program.

remove It is a fake security program, you should immediately remove it using an antivirus and antispyware program.
If that does not help, then ask us for help in the Spyware removal forum.

Security Shield associated files and folders:

C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\{RANDOM}
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\{RANDOM}\{RANDOM}.exe.

Security Shield associated registry keys and values:


Core filename: {RANDOM}.exe
Command: C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\{RANDOM}\{RANDOM}.exe
HijackThis shows Security Shield:

O4 – HKCU\..\RunOnce: [{RANDOM}] C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\{RANDOM}\{RANDOM}.exe

Description: Security Shield is a fake antivirus program that installed through the use of trojans without user knowledge and permission. When is started, it will perform a fake scan and state that your computer is infected with viruses, spyware and malware. Moreover, SecurityShield will display numerous fake security alerts and block all the legitimate and trustful applications used on your computer. In order to cure your PC, the program will suggest you to purchase its full version. Most important, do not pay for the fake software! Instead, follow the removal guide below to remove Security Shield from your computer for free using legitimate free antimalware software.

How to remove: use the Security Shield removal instructions or the steps below.

1. Reboot your computer in Safe mode with networking.
2. Download HijackThis from here and save it to your desktop.
3. Run HijackThis. Click to Scan button. After HijackThis completes the system scan, check the box to the left of the following items:

O4 – HKCU\..\RunOnce: [{RANDOM}] C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\{RANDOM}\{RANDOM}.exe

Please be very careful, do NOT check any other boxes! Next, click on Fix checked on the bottom left side of the HijackThis screen. Close HijackThis.
4. Download Malwarebytes Anti-malware. Install, perform a scan and let it remove what it found. Reboot afterwards (important).

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