5 Replies Latest reply on Sep 23, 2010 10:12 AM by chrisba

    FAKE MICROSOFT SECURITY ESSENTIALS ALERT TROJAN

      I have been lumbered with a trojan which gives me a fake alert from Microsoft Security Essentials saying I have an "Unknown Win32/Trojan" and inviting me to scan for anti virus software which will remove it (obviously rogue software).  I cannot run any programs such as Firefox or open any files.

       

      What is thje best way of getting rid of this-I saw a post on another question which suggests downloading software from malwarebytes..

       

      Any suggestions

       

      Many thanks

       

      Chris