WScanner is a potentially unwanted program (PUP). It is also labeled as malicious tool that when installed on the computer may cause troubles and irritation. In the usual course of deploying WScanner, authors of this program are using invasive and misleading technique. Installer files of this unwanted program are embedded on various software like free games, tools, and fake program update.
Victims may also acquire WScanner from the official web site through browser redirect issue that adware may have dropped on your Internet browser program. With the help of promotional materials and deceiving techniques, there are quite a number of people that were misguided into installing WScanner.
About WScanner (from wscanner.com)
Wscanner will safely scan all the files and registries in your PC. It will remove all the unused and unnecessary ones and thus free up the essential disk space in your PC for better use.
Third-party programs like free games, tools, media players, and bogus program updates are the main player that unfolds WScanner onto users PC. With these unknown programs, malicious items can be easily sneaks into the computer by running a multiple instance of software installation. However, only the main program is visible to the user. They are unaware that WScanner is also being loaded.
When WScanner starts running, it may provide several actions to misinform users. Either it will issue alerts or it may run scans on the computer and hard drive. Next, it suggests payment for the WScanner full version.
With the illusory tactics used by WScanner to encourage user into paying for the full version, many victims are forced into obtaining this bogus software. After realizing that WScanner is ineffective, they resort into uninstalling the program and demanding for refund. However, it is too late. Money has taken away by the maker of this fraud program.
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