When it comes to the website Antivirart.com, it's true that the site is malicious and that Antivirart.com sells fake security software, and it's true that the site has a hijacker. It's also true that the people behind Antivirus Protection and its family of related fake security programs (Antivirus Soft, AntiVira Av, etc.) have established a clear, easily-identified pattern for their phony software sites. Antivirart.com fits the pattern – so without a doubt, Antivirart.com is the product of these same con-artists. If your computer is infected with Antivirus Protection or the hijacker for Antivirart.com, don't give in by paying the money they demand. You can remove the hijacker for Antivirart.com from your PC.
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The Hijacker Antivirart.com
The name Antivirart.com may refer either to the browser hijacker that causes your web browser to redirect you to Antivirart.com, or it may refer to the site itself. The hijacker Antivirart.com may be present on a computer on its own, or it may accompany another piece of malware, namely the fake anti-virus program Antivirus Protection. Either way, the hijacker will do the same things. When you try to visit any website other than Antivirart.com, you will either be sent back to Antivirart.com, or you will get a fake security window within your browser that says that the site you were trying to visit is malicious. Even the fake security window will urge you to purchase Antivirus Protection, which is something that a real browser security warning would never do.
The hijacker Antivirart.com is able to control what you access on the Internet by changing your Internet settings at the level of the Registry, and telling Windows that you are accessing the Internet through a proxy. Basically, this refers all of your attempts to connect to the Internet back to your own computer, through a specific port, which Antivirart.com will watch. If you have Antivirus Protection on your computer, it will prevent you from viewing or modifying the Registry. Whether you have the hijacker Antivirart.com on your computer by itself, or you have an infection with Antivirus Protection, your best bet for removing the malware is legitimate security software or help from someone who is very experienced with Windows technical issues.
The Website Antivirart.com
As a website, Antivirart.com is a word-for-word copy of every other site that claims to offer Antivirus Protection for sale. The site actually has very little content, although Antivirart.com has several tabs or sub-pages that are supposed to make it appear as though Antivirart.com offers everything that a real site would provide to an Internet user. The description of the software offered, which in this case is Antivirus Protection, is a complete fiction. Antivirus Protection is not actually anti-virus software, and Antivirus Protection can't do anything that the description claims. Apparently the creeps behind the site think that if they claim to have something called "RescueScan" technology, people will fall for their scam because it sounds nice. Likewise, all of the testimonials are fake, and they are the same phony testimonials that appear on all of the other malicious sites that promote variations on the same bogus security software. The "customer support" offered on the site is limited to a laughably useless email form, and the little logos for social networking sites with the header "Follow us!" are only set-dressing, as Antivirart.com and Antivirus Protection have no presence and no following on those sites. The only reason that any of this lame content is present is to get you to believe that the payment page for Antivirus Protection is the payment page for something real. It isn't. Antivirart.com wants to take your money and run.
The registration information for Antivirart.com is the nail in this fake website's coffin, because everything in Antivirart.com's public registration is falsified. The registration claims that the site belongs to the search engine Anything.com, and the address for its "company" it gives the street address of a private residence in Washington, along with a phone number that either doesn't exist or has no publicly-available information – which is awfully strange for a business. However, take a look at the IP address for Antivirart.com, and you'll see that the site is actually hosted in Romania. Furthermore, the only other site that uses that IP address is another site that promotes Antivirus Protection, Antivirea.com. Antivirea.com has registration information that claims that Antivirea.com belongs to the National Mango Board, in Florida. Even if the registration information for these two sites were genuine – which it most definitely is not – it makes no sense for these organizations to own the sites that are supposed to belong to "Antivirus Protection, Inc." The bottom line is, absolutely nothing about Antivirart.com is trustworthy.
If you aren't already being sent to Antivirart.com against your wishes, please do not attempt to visit the site. As you can see, there is nothing real or worthwhile on Antivirart.com, and the site is part of a malicious, widespread fraud.
File System Details
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