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Level 7

Sucurity Tool antivirus hoax

I recently have been plagued with the Security Tool Anti-Virus Hoax malware on my laptop. I've tried repeatedly to do a full scan with McAfee but it does not detect it. Does anyone have any experience or knowledge abot how to get rid of this malware?


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Level 12

Re: Sucurity Tool antivirus hoax

Malwarebytes is a good start if not go to you tube if you can.They usually have some good removal procedures there and will walk you through.Or here is a removal guide from bleeping

                                                                                                                               good luck Jack

Message was edited by: newjack on 2/28/10 7:25:41 PM EST
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Level 7

Re: Sucurity Tool antivirus hoax

I also have this problem and have tried both suggestions however they will not run as the security tool warning comes up and I think it is blocking it.

Is there anything else I can try or do I have to have McAfee go in and fix it.

Thank you for your help.

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