A-Fast Antivirus DescriptionType: Rogue Anti-Virus Program
A-Fast Antivirus is a fake anti-virus program that uses scare tactics to coerce users into purchasing it. A-Fast Antivirus aka AFastAntivirus spreads via Trojans or it can be obtained on malicious websites such as bogus online scanners. On infiltration of a system, A-Fast Antivirus will simulate a fake system scan and report the detection of dangerous malware. Then A-Fast Antivirus will prompt the victim to purchase its "full version" in order to remove all the purportedly detected malware. A-Fast Antivirus will also display fake pop-up warnings and security alerts to alarm the victim even further. Do not purchase A-Fast Antivirus; it is an illegitimate program that will only harm your computer.
A-Fast Antivirus, a member of the FakeVimes family, has numerous clones which include Virus Melt, Presto TuneUp, Fast Antivirus 2009, Extra Antivirus, Windows Security Suite, Smart Virus Eliminator, Packed.Generic.245, Volcano Security Suite, Windows Enterprise Suite, Enterprise Suite, Additional Guard, PC Live Guard, Live PC Care, Live Enterprise Suite, Security Antivirus, My Security Wall, CleanUp Antivirus, Smart Security, Windows Protection Suite, Windows Work Catalyst.
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