The fake I-Q Manager or the AP Manager program is a new fake anti-piracy scanner wich claims to be a CopyRight protection scanner although it is not the real copyright protection software. This fake program tries to search for torrents or other copy-righted programs and then it starts to display fake copyright violation alerts to scare user about copyright violations.
I-Q manager, the fake antipiracy scanner tries to make users scared with fake warnings and messages that state that something illegal, has been detected on your computer. it generates false reports to scare the user and then says that these reports of copyright violation have been sent to the law agencies.
And then this tricky program comes to its goal and it asks the user to pay $399.85 to get rid of this problem otherwise the user may have to go to the court. This trojan will then redirect you to a malicious domain iccp-online.com that will show you the proof about your illegal activity. Ignore these proofs, all this is fake and part of the scam.
The fake copyright violation alert virus may display some warning like these ones:
Copyright violation alert
Copyright violation: copyrighted content detected
Windows has detected that you are using content that was downloaded in violation of the copyright of its respective owners. Please read the following bulletin and try solving the problem in one of the recommended ways.
This computer is being used for illegal activity associated with copyright violation. Records about this computer’s owner are about to be sent to court. If you saw this message by accident, please report any information about a possible owner of this computer.
Do not trust I-Q Manager and do not get scared. ignore all these warnings and alerts as they are fake. All you have to do is to find the way to get rid of the fake copyright violation alert virus.
Copyright violation alert virus is extremely dangerous for your computer because its an adware and it can present a tool-bar, it logs your internet browsing history and it may display unwanted advertisements, This virus may also bring other spywares and malicious programs to your computer.
How to manually remove Copyright violation alert virus:
Complete the tasks below to get rid of this virus manually.
Stop Copyright violation alert processes:
Delete Copyright violation alert Registry Entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareMicrosoftWindows NTCurrentVersionWinlogon “Shell” = “%UserProfile%Application DataIQManageriqmanager.exe”
Find and Remove Copyright violation alert files:
%UserProfile%\Desktop\I-Q Manager.lnk It
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