Do you know what Personal Protector is?
Personal Protector is a rogue anti-spyware program that tends to make use of false spyware results to lure you, the unsuspecting system user, into purchasing its full version. Personal Protector is a replica of the Personal Guard 2009 applications. Personal Protector is usually promoted via a Trojans. Vundo has been the Trojan of choice used by many a hacker, to infect users with pop up messages, disguised as system notifications - all of which are tactics aimed at leading users to the websites affiliated with rogue anti-spyware programs. It is also possible to install Personal Protector manually, by visiting the rogues website.
In non-techie terms:
Personal Protector may use its system scanner to display false positives, which work as an incentive to coerce unsuspecting users into making a purchase of Personal Protector's commercial version. Do not click on any link provided by Personal Protector. Once a user clicks on the link provided, they'll be redirected to Personal Protector's website, to download and purchase Personal Protector's rogue anti-spyware program. Personal Protector has the ability to recreate itself after reboot and its "System scan" messages may continue to pop up on the task manager, therefore, it is advised to run a scan with a reliable anti-spyware program to check for the presence of Personal Protector on your computer.
Aliases: PersonalProtector, Personal.Protector