How to remove XP Security Tool virus
XP Security Tool belongs to the family of Trojan:Win32/FakeRean infecting users running Windows XP. It is installed by a trojan dropper file which is capable of installing a rogue with any one of the names from its stable, with a matching fake Windows Security Center.
It uses any one of the following names: XP Smart Security, XP Smart Security 2010, XP Antimalware 2010, XP Antimalware, XP Security Tool 2010, XP Internet Security, XP Defender Pro, XP Security, XP Security Tool, Antivirus XP.
A rogue security software such as XP Security Tool belongs to a family of software products that call themselves as antivirus, antispyware or registry cleaners and often use deceptive or high pressure sales tactics and deliberate false positives to convince users into buying a license/subscription. They are often repackaged and renamed. They do not actually remove malware instead many of them add more malware of their own. Users should not fall for the fake alerts and must not buy the scareware. They need to be removed immediately from your system.[Read more...]