This threat is a member of the Win32/FakeDef family.
Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat.
This rogue security software pretends to scan your PC for malware and then gives you alerts about fake threats. It tries to convince you to pay money to remove the fake threats.
What to do now
The following free Microsoft software detects and removes this threat:
Even if we've already detected and removed this particular threat, running a full scan might find other malware that is hiding on your PC.
Get more help
You can also see our advanced troubleshooting page or search the Microsoft virus and malware community for more help.
If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.