Fake Windows Security Center Links to www.antispywareupdates.net

Fake Windows Security Center Alert

This is a screen shot of the fake Windows Security Center warning!
This is a screen shot of the fake Windows Security Center warning!

Fix Fake Alerts That Send You To Unwanted Website

If a Windows Security Center window keeps popping up on your computer and sending you to www.antispywareupdates.net (do NOT get curious and go to that domain, please), then you do have an infection, but it is not the one being reported! You are infected by the software doing the "reporting", which is masquerading as the Windows Security Center.

The window title bar says: Windows Security Center

The window text is similar to this:

Possible spyware infection detected.
You need to update Windows antispyware protection to remove detected spyware from your computer. Click here for details...
THREAT NAME TrojacnDownloader.NX
RISK LEVEL [][][][][] (5 Bars)
To remove detected threat please click here...

Additional text is in the window, but text similar to the above is the main focus.

Fix the www.antispywareupdates.net Infection

Fake Infected With Spyware Alert

This is a screen shot of the fake "Your computer is infected with Spyware; Your Security and Privacy are in DANGER" warning.
This is a screen shot of the fake "Your computer is infected with Spyware; Your Security and Privacy are in DANGER" warning.

Cleaning the www.antispywareupdates.net infection from your computer starts with the following steps:

Download SmitFruadFix

 

Your first step is to Download SmitFraudFix and save the program file to your computer.

On the official download page are detailed instructions for running the program.

Run the program, and then continue to the next step.

Spyware Protection Alert

Not sure if this is fake ... this Spware Protection alert kept popping up!
Not sure if this is fake ... this Spware Protection alert kept popping up!

Download Malwarebytes' Antimalware

Your final step is to download, update and run Malwarebytes' Antimalware. This is a powerful, free, scan and kill program that will detect and remove countless nasty bits of software on your computer, including the www.anitspywareupdates.net infection we are dealing with.

Problem Solved!

That should do it! Between SmitFraudFix and MalwareBytes' Antimalware, I was able to successfully clean the www.anitspywareupdates.com infection from a computer.

Please let me know how you make out in the comments section below!

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