What is Phishing Protector?

Phishing Protector is a fake service that can help to protect your computer against phishing and other malicious influence, and helps you find the best deals, but in fact Phishing Protector could damage your computer. Phishing Protector – a potentially unwanted program that infiltrates the computer as an extension to the browser. Phishing Protector hijacks Google Chrome, Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox. After penetration, Phishing Protector begins to “throw” the user, such as advertisements, banners, coupons, links to other sites, and so on. According to the developers, Phishing Protector created in order to help users to save money and find the cheapest deals. In fact, this program is trying to force the user to spend money for nothing. Most of the proposals are false. Also, this program may transfer your personal information to third parties. If you find a Phishing Protector on your PC, then you need to remove it right away.

How Phishing Protector gets on your PC?

Malicious software that is often among the potentially unwanted programs penetrates a computer with other free programs such as archivers, players, editors and so on. This happens without the user’s knowledge. The main reason for this – the user carelessness. Few people read the user agreement and other information during the installation. Sometimes ad sites create their download managers and hide therein potentially malicious software. If you want to prevent the infiltration of unwanted software, then you need to follow a few rules. Always read the user agreement. Select advanced type of installation and make sure that you aren’t offered to install something to supplement. Do not agree to install unfamiliar software. You can also use special programs that will help you to protect your PC. If your PC is already infected, then use our instructions to get rid of Phishing Protector.

How to remove Phishing Protector from your computer?

To uninstall Phishing Protector remove it from Control Panel, then delete all files and regkeys.

In our view, there are 3 products that potentially have Phishing Protector in their database. You can try to use them for removing Phishing Protector.

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Alternative Solution:

Thor Antivirus – detects files, registry values and folders of viruses that show the same behavior as Phishing Protector.

 

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You can try both of these products to remove Phishing Protector

Or uninstall Phishing Protector manually.

Removing from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Phishing Protector.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Phishing Protector and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Phishing Protector, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

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  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu and click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Phishing Protector and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

After that remove Phishing Protector from your browser.

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Phishing Protector.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Phishing Protector.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Phishing Protector.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

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Written by Rami Douafi

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