Advanced Virus Remover

Advanced Virus Remover Description

ScreenshotAdvanced Virus Remover (alternately known as AdvancedVirusRemover) is a rogue anti-spyware application. Its main objestive appears to be persuading users to purchase and install its licensed version. Advanced Virus Remover achieves this goal by first infiltrating the computer using affiliated trojans without informed consent. Secondly, Advanced Virus Remover then begins displaying numerous popup system warnings and system tray alerts reporting viruses that can allegedly damage confidential data and deteriorate the system performance. Advanced Virus Remover also runs fabricated security scans that return false results full of spyware applications, trojans, worms and other malware. These are all used to mislead the user into purchasing this malicious program, Advanced Virus Remover.

Aliases: (Suspicious) - DNAScan [CAT-QuickHeal], a variant of Win32/Kryptik.BIH [NOD32], SHeur2.BXGT [AVG], Trojan.FraudPack.PCM, Worm.Win32.AutoRun.oik, FraudTool.Win32.RogueSecurity (v) [Sunbelt], Sus/UnkPack-C [Sophos], Trojan.Win32.Generic.51F26B3D, Adware/AdvancedVirusRemover [Panda], Heuristic.BehavesLike.Win32.Packed.K [McAfee-GW-Edition], Generic FakeAlert.c [McAfee], Trojan.Win32.FraudPack.abzv [K7AntiVirus], Trojan.Win32.Fakeinit [Ikarus], W32/FakeAlert.ABZV!tr [Fortinet] and Win32/AdvancedVirusRemover.AC [eTrust-Vet].

Technical Information

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File System Details

Advanced Virus Remover creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5
1 AVR.exe 980,992 4eb8fef27930b4a9a997980659ae491c
2 SetupAdvancedVirusRemover[1].exe 941,840 58538f670a7137cf9831a40d805ba7d0
3 PAVRM.exe 1,815,552 ef6caf021e80d734dbd4cadfdbb78a7d
4 SetupAdvancedVirusRemover[1].exe, PAVRM.exe 878,080 b1728b38f4ccf144ff72a9eb5520c232
5 setup[1].exe, winupdate.exe 12,800 70ede29145cedd7d57f672ade7b6d4ce
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Registry Details

Advanced Virus Remover creates the following registry entry or registry entries:

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