Antivirus 2010

Antivirus 2010 Description

Type: Rogue AntiSpyware Programs

Antivirus 2010 is a rogue anti-spyware program. Antivirus 2010 uses tactics to extort money from gullible computer users. Antivirus 2010 is an application that can be automatically installed through a Trojan horse infection all without the computer user's interaction or permission.

Antivirus 2010 is able to perused computer users into purchasing a full version of Antivirus 2010 through fake pop-up messages and system scans populated with erroneous results. Removal and detection of Antivirus 2010 is usually difficult to perform manually.

Antivirus 2010 is similar to other fake security applications from the FakeXPA family, such as Antivirus 360, AntivirusBEST, Nortel Antivirus, Alpha Antivirus, Anti-virus Professional, Cyber Security, MaCatte Antivirus 2009, Eco Antivirus, Antivir, Personal Security, Ghost Antivirus, Antivirus 7, Antivirus GT, Earth Antivirus, Antivirus 8, AVG Antivirus 2011, E-Set Antivirus 2011, XP Antivirus 2013.

Aliases: Troj/FakeAv-IT [Sophos], Malicious Software [Prevx1], Adware.Gen [Symantec], Trojan.1 [Sunbelt], Mal/Generic-A [Sophos], Trojan.Win32.FakeAV.gj, Generic Trojan [Panda], a variant of Win32/Adware.AntiVirus1 [NOD32], Trojan:Win32/FakeXPA [Microsoft], Trojan.FakeXPA.A.219 [McAfee-GW-Edition], Generic FakeAlert.b [McAfee], Trojan.Win32.Malware.1 [K7AntiVirus], Trojan.Win32.FakeXPA [Ikarus], Win32/AMalum.FHHAL [eTrust-Vet] and Win32.TrojanFakeXPA [eSafe].

Technical Information

Screenshots & Other Imagery

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Antivirus 2010 Video

File System Details

Antivirus 2010 creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5
1 QW2010.exe 14,821,376 1d8c25ca713be228d36e667623aa8d13
2 AV2010.exe 1,018,368 ac968f7c24f285ac4fb1da6b851f5a55
3 QW2010i.exe 66,560 da2a119d2e23e4f728dfc75a885b03e3
4 AV2010[2].exe 1,009,152 e327ba752e50547f8218773d023ce788
5 IEDefender.dll 110,592 44a3b6a6ce39001a6f3dec411fe3e028
6 svchost.exe 276,480 f529fb497387a7d500656745d21969c1
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Registry Details

Antivirus 2010 creates the following registry entry or registry entries:

More Details on Antivirus 2010

The following cookies were found:
  • av2010

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One Comment

  • Tiger:

    I have been charged 78.52 for sohitmeng that I don't have installed on my computer. My billing statement has a partial number on it and need someone to help me find out whats going on with this. My statement reads as follows: PWRANTIVIRUS # 18002207 RIGA GA what is this and help direct me in the right direction. Thanks

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