Security_scanner.exe – the file which may be malicious

Online Internet fraudsters probably don’t want to stop their endeavors to develop new examples of rogue security applications. They intend to deceive as many simple users as possible. So they create new malware samples every day and then launch them into the world wide web. Users should be aware of them, especially of how to get rid of such potentially unwanted and even hazardous applications. So, meet security_scanner.exe – the new money chase mechanism prepared by hackers. There are chances that this file is associated with System Care Antivirus (fake antispyware program). If you have the same software on your PC then please be advised that you have a virus on your computer.

This type of rogue security tools does not care about your personal choices. Thus, it enters your system without your consent. Its penetration takes place in a hidden manner by means of Trojan horses that come to the vulnerable system with poor security protection barriers. So, once it gets successfully launched the hoax starts its brainwashing campaign on your workstation. First it begins its fake scan of your computer and tells that it detected several threats that must be immediately dealt with. Then, typical to all other rogues, it says you need to purchase its license in order to have those infections removed. If this is the message that you see, please ignore such deceptive statements you receive from System Care Antivirus. This program was not taught how to remove viruses. This is not its goal, so-to-speak. The reason why it was developed was because some guys want to get richer by fooling users and prompting them into paying for the totally helpless and powerless security software.

In order to remove security_scanner.exe (System Care Antivirus) you are recommended to download and install the powerful anti-virus program GridinSoft Trojan Killer. Please follow the malware removal instructions set forth below.

Steps to remove System Care Antivirus

  • Apply “Win + E” hotkey command on your keyboard. This will open Windows Explorer.
  • In the address field insert the following link: http://gridinsoft.com/downloads/KillProc.zip
  • Save this KillProc.zip file onto your Desktop.
  • Hold “Shift” key on your keyboard and right-click KillProc.zip
  • Select “Open with…
  • In the windows that comes up select “Browse
  • Find the program called Windows Explorer as the one that will open this KillProc.zip archive. The location for this program is C:WINDOWSexplorer.exe
  • Click “Open“.
  • In the “Open with…” window select “Windows Explorer” and click “OK“.
  • Open KillProc archive and copy 2 files onto your Desktop – autoscan.dat and iExPlOrE.exe
  • Run iExPlOrE.exe
  • Click “Automatic Scan
  • The message should come up with the name of threat named System Care Antivirus, you need to click “Yes” to stop its process.
  • The process of System Care Antivirus should be killed.
  • Now it’s time to download and run GridinSoft Trojan Killer to remove System Care Antivirus malware.
  • How System Care Antivirus looks like:

    System Care Antivirus

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