SpyHunter Threat Database Update 5.82

SpyHunter defs version 5.82 (08/09/2007) Latest Program version: 2.9.5018 The following new parasites have been added: MyContentAssistant MyContentAssistant is a rogue PC repair program that is often downloaded and installed by Trojans, through browser security exploits, or via other nefarious mechanisms. MyContentAssistant launches on Windows startup and may generate excessive popup adverts. It will also display notifications of imaginary security risks in its attempts to get the user to purchase the full version. This program can be extremely difficult to remove manually, and may continue to try to recreate itself. WinXDefender WinXDefender is a rogue antispyware program that is often downloaded and installed by Trojans, through browser security exploits, or via other nefarious mechanisms. WinXDefender launches on...

Posted on August 9, 2007 in Database Updates

MyContentAssistant

MyContentAssistant screenshot

MyContentAssistant is a rogue anti-spyware application that may cause pop-up ads to appear that exaggerate security threats on your computer, attempting to frighten you into purchasing the MyContentAssistant program. MyContentAssistant may also launch as soon as Windows starts up, causing excessive security alert notifications to appear that are difficult to close. Remove this troublesome rogue spyware remover as soon as possible.

Posted on August 9, 2007 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

WinXDefender

WinXDefender screenshot

WinXDefender is a rogue anti-spyware program that can either be installed upon your computer via Trojans, or manually. After the installation, and once WinXDefender is active, it begins to generate exaggerated reports pertaining to infections on your system. Numerous pop-up security notifications will start to bombard your computer, prompting you to ensure your system is safe with a free WinXDefender trial. You are then asked to purchase the full version of the software in order to remove all the infections safely, however, and this is important to note, typically these reported infections are fictitious, while WinXDefender is undeniably fraudulent and will not help to protect your...

Posted on August 9, 2007 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

SpyHunter Threat Database Update 5.75

SpyHunter defs version 5.75 (08/03/2007) Latest Program version: 2.9.5018 The following new parasites have been added: IESecurityPro IESecurityPro (also known as Internet Explorer Security Pro) is a rogue application that manages your Internet Explorer security setings. IESecurityPro is known to be distributed through numerous Trojans. Spyinator Spyinator is a rogue antispyware program that is often downloaded and installed by Trojans, through browser security exploits, or via other nefarious mechanisms. Spyinator launches on Windows startup. It will also display notifications of imaginary security risks in its attempts to get the user to purchase the full version. PCPandora PCPandora is a spyware keylogger application. This application records every keystroke that you type on your computer, and hides itself from...

Posted on August 3, 2007 in Database Updates

IESecurityPro

IESecurityPro screenshot

IESecurityPro, also known as Internet Explorer Security Pro, is a rogue program that modifies your Internet Explorer security settings. IESecurityPro may be secretly installed onto your machine through various Trojan parasites.

Posted on August 3, 2007 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Spyinator

Spyinator screenshot

Spyinator is nothing more than a rogue anti-spyware application, and like other corrupt ant-spyware programs, Spyinator typically scans your computer system and then assaults you with pop-up ads that resemble Windows notifications, exaggerating reported threats of infection. These are nothing more than scare tactics used to intimidate you into purchasing Spyinator, a false spyware remover that does nothing for your machine.

Posted on August 3, 2007 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

PCPandora

PCPandora screenshot

PCPandora is a spyware keylogger application. This application records every keystroke that you type on your computer, and hides itself from the user by running in stealth mode. PCPandora can be configured to automatically take screenshots at a preset time interval. It can be configured to log every web page that you visit and will also record all keystrokes that you type, as well as any instant messenger and email conversations. This program is a severe violation of your privacy and the safety of your personal and financial data, including banking information and credit card numbers.

Posted on August 3, 2007 in Keyloggers

PC Cleaner2007

PC Cleaner2007 screenshot

PC Cleaner2007 (also referred to as PCCleaner2007) is a fake pc cleanup application that is typically installed upon your system without your informed consent, through a Trojan virus that exploits vulnerabilities in your security software. Once active, PC Cleaner2007 will display false security alerts and notifications in order to trick you into purchasing first a trial, and then a full version of PC Cleaner2007, which will not help to repair or protect your computer from future harm.

Posted on August 3, 2007 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Trojan-Spy.Banbra.gu

Trojan-Spy.Banbra.gu is a Trojan horse created to hijack your computer and steal personal and financial information. This Trojan includes a keylogger, therefore it is able to record every keystroke that you type. Trojan-Spy.Banbra.gu is extremely dangerous, and poses a serious threat to the security of any personal and financial information stored on your computer. It is recommended that you remove it immediately.

Posted on August 3, 2007 in Trojans

VirusRanger

VirusRanger screenshot

VirusRanger is a rogue anti-spyware program that hits a computer by way of various Trojans. Once active, VirusRanger bombards the infected system with numerous pop-up ads and system notifications warning the user of a supposed infection. This is, of course, untrue, but these scare tactics often work in persuading a user to download and install a trial version of VirusRanger that performs a false system scan, reporting an assortment of fake threats. These threats can supposedly only be removed with the full version of Virus Ranger, a fraudulent spyware remover that does absolutely nothing for your computer.

Posted on August 3, 2007 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Trojan.Small.DBY.DB

Trojan.Small.DBY.DB is an incredibly dangerous Trojan horse that poses a threat not only to the security of your personal and financial data, but to your computer system as well. Trojan.Small.DBY.DB is known to spread via infected e-mails, typically those purporting to be electronic greeting cards sent by contacts known to a target user. Herein it includes a link where a copy of Trojan.Small.DBY.DB can be downloaded without your informed consent. Trojan.Small.DBY.DB may download additional malware to your computer, and generate large numbers of pop-up and pop-under advertisements.

Posted on August 3, 2007 in Trojans

Worm.Zhelatin.GG

Zhelatin is an email worm that propagates as a spam email attachment. Once installed on your system, the worm will employ rootkit techniques in an attempt to prevent detection. It will attempt to add your PC to an IRC Botnet, and will then use your PC to send spam emails. Infected email messages will be sent to all email addresses that the worm is able to find on your computer.

Posted on August 3, 2007 in Worms

SpyHunter Threat Database Update 5.72

SpyHunter defs version 5.72 (07/31/2007) Latest Program version: 2.9.5018 The following new parasites have been added: Adware.BHO.cu Adware.BHO.cu, also known as SurfSpy, is an adware application that integrates into Internet Explorer as a Browser Helper Object (BHO). Once installed on your PC, this application will launch every time that you launch Internet Explorer. It can log your search queries and web browsing history and transmit this information to its parent servers. This program may also produce unsolicited and annoying advertising. AntispyStorm AntispyStorm is a rogue antispyware program that is often downloaded and installed by Trojans, through browser security exploits, or via other nefarious mechanisms. AntispyStorm launches on Windows startup and will display notifications of imaginary security risks in...

Posted on July 31, 2007 in Database Updates

SpyHunter Threat Database Update 5.65

SpyHunter defs version 5.65 (07/25/2007) Latest Program version: 2.9.5018 The following new parasites have been added: TrustedAntivirus TrustedAntivirus is a rogue anti-virus program that is often downloaded and installed by a Trojan or through browser security holes. TrustedAntivirus launches on Windows startup and may generate large numbers of popup adverts. It will also display notifications of imaginary security risks in its attempts to get the user to purchase the full version. TrustedAntivirus is related to WinFixer and is known to be spread through the Zlob Trojan. SecurePCCleaner SecurePCCleaner is a rogue PC cleanup program that is often downloaded and installed by a Trojan or through browser security holes. SecurePCCleaner launches on Windows startup and may generate large numbers of popup adverts. It will also...

Posted on July 25, 2007 in Database Updates

SpyHunter Threat Database Update 5.60

SpyHunter defs version 5.60 (07/21/2007) Latest Program version: 2.9.5018 The following new parasites have been added: Spyware Scrapper Spyware Scrapper is a rogue anti-spyware remover. Although it does not intentionally display false positives, this program uses an old and ineffective database and does not represent effective protection against spyware and adware. It is recommended that you remove this product. This program is a clone of SpyViper Pro and SpyShield. iSnake PRO iSnake PRO is a spyware keylogger application, developed by the makers of SpyViper. This application records every keystroke that you type on your computer, and hides itself from the user by running in stealth mode. iSnake PRO can be configured to transmit logs to an email address at a preset time interval. It can be configured to log every web...

Posted on July 21, 2007 in Database Updates