A-Fast Antivirus

A-Fast Antivirus Description

ScreenshotA-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, Extra Antivirus, Fast Antivirus 2009, Presto TuneUp, Windows Security Suite, Windows Protection 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 Work Catalyst.

Aliases: Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT [Sunbelt], Medium Risk Malware, Suspicious file [Panda], W32/Malware.MGBQ, Trojan.Win32.FraudPack.aupv [Kaspersky], Trojan.Win32.SuspectCRC [Ikarus], Heur.Suspicious [Comodo], SHeur3.THQ [AVG], W32/Adload.E.gen!Eldorado [Authentium], Trojan/Win32.Bypassagent [AhnLab-V3] and Trojan.Win32.SuspectCRC!IK [a-squared].

Technical Information

Screenshots & Other Imagery

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File System Details

A-Fast Antivirus creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 a-fast.exe 979,968 69f3949141073679b77aa4d34e41a3e7 2

Registry Details

A-Fast Antivirus creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Directory
%ProgramFiles%\A-fast

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