Smart Fortress 2012 is a recent clone of System Tool, a rogue anti-malware program that’s noted for its characteristic pink-hued interface. Like other members of the Rogue:Win32/Winwebsec family, Smart Fortress 2012 will create fake warning messages and simulated scans that contain dire results to make you believe that your PC is severely infected by multiple types of PC threats. Although Smart Fortress 2012 will offer its purchasable anti-malware services to fix this situation, SpywareRemove.com malware researchers emphasize the fact that Smart Fortress 2012 isn’t able to detect or remove any type of malicious software. Accordingly, the best thing to do with your funds is to save it or spend it on a genuine anti-malware product that can remove Smart Fortress 2012, which should not, under normal circumstances, be removed by manual means that can risk damaging your PC. Being Smarter Than Smart Fortress 2012′s Fake Features Smart Fortress 2012 is distributed via drive-by-download attacks and deceptive websites that may be identified by their own labels, such as Rogue:JS/Winwebsec. Smart Fortress 2012′s presence also may be facilitated by Trojans or other PC threats that install Smart Fortress 2012 without your consent, and it’s recommended that you scan your entire PC after you’ve found any signs of Smart Fortress 2012′s existence. SpywareRemove.com malware researchers have noted that Smart Fortress 2012 can be recognized with ease due to its trademark System Tool clone appearance and other symptoms that are extremely visible such as: Changes to your desktop wallpaper that replace it with a threatening message. All non-essential program s being blocked, along with accompanying warning messages. Fake alerts that come in a range of formats, including toolbar pop-ups and firewall warnings. Samples of some of the dizzying array of Smart Fortress 2012′s warning messages are shown below for reference: Smart Fortress 2012 Warning Your PC is infected with dangerous viruses. Activate antivirus protection to prevent data loss and avoid the theft of your credit card details. Click here to activate protection. Warning: Your computer is infected Windows has detected spyware infection! Click this message to install the last update of Windows security software… Security Monitor: WARNING! Attention: System detected a potential hazard (TrojanSPM/LX) on your computer that may infect executable files. Your private information and PC safety is at risk. To get rid of unwanted spyware and keep your computer safe you need to update your current security software. CLick Yes to download official intrusion detection system (IDS software). Smart Fortress 2012 Warning Intercepting program s that may compromise your private and harm your system have been detected on your PC. Click here to remove them immediately with System Tool. Warning! Application cannot be executed. The file cmd.exe is infected. Please activate your antivirus software. Breaking Out of Smart Fortress 2012′s Software Fraud Scheme Smart Fortress 2012′s only goal is to badger you into spending money on its fake software, but buying Smart Fortress 2012 is utterly unnecessary to remove Smart Fortress 2012 (and its related problems) from your PC. SpywareRemove.com malware experts also recommend against trusting other rogue anti-malware applications from Smart Fortress 2012′s family, which spans a wide range of fake brand names, such as Personal Internet Security, Smart Protection 2011, Smart Internet Protection 2011, Smart Protection 2012, System Tool, MS Removal Tool, Security Sphere 2012, Winweb Security and Essential Cleaner. Because Smart Fortress 2012 will try to shut down unrelated program s, including anti-malware program s that could safely delete Smart Fortress 2012, SpywareRemove.com malware analysts recommend that you use Safe Mode or similar alternatives to prevent Smart Fortress 2012 from being launched. Safe Mode can be accessed on most Windows computers by tapping F8 during the system boot but prior to the Windows loading screen. This will give you the environment that you need to remove Smart Fortress 2012 and other PC threats via system scans without being attacked.