Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 is a part of the Rogue.Fake-Braviax family of rogue antivirus programs. Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 runs a full system scan and shows numerous warnings and security alerts about various malware infections that are supposedly present on the compromised machine. To eliminate all threats, the user is asked to buy the licensed version of the software. Security experts warn that the presented scan results and the threats are not real, so purchasing the full version of the rogue program is not needed. The actual threat on the affected computer is the rogue antivirus program itself.
How Does Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 Affect the User’s System?
Once installed, Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 is configured to start as the user launches any program on his computer. Then, the rogue antivirus software performs a fake system scan and displays numerous security notifications warning the user that the system has been exposed to malware infection. The message contains the following information:
A Security threat has been detected. Viruses may be damaging your system. Stop the infection and data loss!”
The warnings shown by the rogue program have no true value, and users are advised not to buy the licensed version of the antivirus software. Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 attempts to protect itself from being removed by terminating any program that the user tries to run on the affected machine. In these cases Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 shows a message claiming that the PC has been infected with Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen. Security experts assure you that your files are not exposed to such a risk and advise you not to pay attention to the notification.
How Is Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 Distributed to the User‘s PC?
Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 is often promoted via compromised websites, Trojans, which pretend to be legitimate programs and fake program updates. Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 can also be distributed to the user’s computer via bundled downloads of free of charge applications and programs. Users are advised to be careful when they download and install programs from different websites offering free software and always choose the Custom options.
Should You Remove Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 from Your Computer?
Security experts recommend the immediate removal of this rogue program from the compromised system. The displayed security alerts only try to scare the users into purchasing a product he would have no use of in order to fix issues that are not present on his computer. Sirius Win 8 Protection 2014 can be removed with the assistance of a trustworthy anti-malware tool.
From the Same Rogue Antivirus Family of Infections:
Sirius Win 7 Protection 2014
Sirius Win XP Protection 2014
Sirius Win XP Antivirus 2014
Sirius Win 8 Antivirus 2014
Spy Hunter FREE scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the malware tool.