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It's not a keylogger per se but rogue (or fake) anti-spyware and one of many disguises: http://www.bleepingcomputer.com/virus-removal/remove-win-7-antispyware-2012
For your own peace of mind I would install something like Spywareblaster which sits in the background actively guarding your machine once activated. It needs to be updated regularly of course and each time you do that those extra protections needs activating, an easy task in its interface. Or one can pay and have it auto-update.
You could also keep Malwarebytes Free as another safeguard, but remember to update always before running it.
It's fairly common for software makers these days to employ outside sites for downloads and in these cases, that's OK, you needn't worry.
The links for the above are included in a document I posted HERE.
Other than that you must keep Windows always totally up to date and just be very careful where you surf and what you click on.
The Internet is like a really bad obstacle race these days.
Hi Ex Brit
Thank you so much for your help!
I have run Malware bytes (0 found) and also installed Spyware Blaster. Will pass your advice on before this thing gets my friends.
It's such a relief to have people around who help....
So you are OK now?
Yes thanks, all OK.
Will be more vigilant in future.
Great, all the best ;-)
Well I thought all was OK...
Whilst surfing I have just had a McAfee message pop up to say ' Your Computer is at Risk' as though i've switched something off.
After the title it says
Please check your status so you can address any security issues to keep your PC protected. To stay protected, make sure Real-Time Scanning & Firewall are on and that your subscription is active and up to date.
I clicked on the McAfee shield and it showed everything on. I've run Malware bytes again on a quick scan and it shows nothing, but then the message from McAfee came up again, and i clicked on the shield and it's off. So now i've turned it on again.
Will the Malwarebytes or Spyware Blaster be turning off the McAfee?