How to Remove the Brave Sentry (BraveSentry) Spyware Infection

  • Comments: 3
  • Written on: April 19th, 2007

I am not exactly certain why, but this year-old spyware infection seems to be resurfacing lately. More than 10,000 unique visitors have hit our remove BraveSentry tutorial on the Schrock website this month alone.

This infection is a member of the SmitFraud family. There are a number of other infections bearing wonderful names like SpySheriff, SpyTrooper, AlfaCleaner, SpyFalcon, TrustCleaner, SpyHeal, VirusBurst, SpywareQuake, SpywareStrike, and countless other variants.

If you get a message on your PC from software that you did not install telling you that you need to pay money to remove an infection from your computer, you are probably infected with one of the SmitFraud variants.

Whatever you do, do not pay them any money. Instead use the free removal tutorials listed above, or seek the assistance of a Computer Repair Center.

  1. TeamTutorials said on April 20th, 2007 at 2:14 pm

    Great tip.

  2. djman69 said on April 20th, 2007 at 10:43 pm

    Get a Mac and you won’t have to worry about it 🙂

  3. Mary Rost said on April 24th, 2007 at 1:55 pm

    BraveSentry has infected my computer to the point I cannot do anything at all. I cannot even get pass their little dialog box to do anything. Do you have any suggestions for not being able to download from the internet b/c I cannot get to anything at all on my computer. It is literally stuck on the bravesentry box. Even if I reboot it goes straight to that.

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