Antivirus 7

Antivirus 7 Description

ScreenshotAntivirus 7 is a rogue anti-virus application. Antivirus 7 is able to enter a system with the help of Trojans that take advantage of backdoors or existing vulnerabilities in a computer system. On infiltrating a system, Antivirus 7 will generate a number of fake system security alerts as well as conduct a bogus system scan which will claim that the machine is infected with numerous malware. Following the security notifications, the victim will be advised to purchase the "full version" of Antivirus 7 in order to remove all the purportedly detected computer threats. Antivirus 7 is not to be trusted; it is actually a computer threat which should be removed upon detection.

Antivirus 7 is from the FakeXPA, the same family of rogue security programs such as XP Antivirus 2012, Antivir, Antivirus 2009, Nortel Antivirus, AVG Antivirus 2011, Earth Antivirus, Antivirus GT, Antivirus 8, XP Antivirus 2013, Eco Antivirus, Personal Security Pro, Anti-Virus Professional, E-Set Antivirus 2011, Antivirus 360, Personal Security, Cyber Security, Ghost Antivirus, Antivirus 2010, Alpha Antivirus, MaCatte Antivirus 2009, AntivirusBEST.

Aliases: Trojan.Win32.Generic.521AA5CF [Rising], Generic18.VTL [AVG], Artemis!3DE0D2B0244A [McAfee-GW-Edition], Trojan.Generic.4221124 [nProtect], FakeAlert-OK [McAfee], TR/PCK.Katusha.N.393 [AntiVir], Artemis!67CAD7FCE63D [McAfee-GW-Edition], Generic18.PTB [AVG], Trojan.Generic.4133137 [nProtect], Trojan/Win32.Katusha [AhnLab-V3], Win32/AntiVirus7.A [eTrust-Vet], BScope.Trojan.MTA.0157 [VBA32], Generic18.HIY [AVG], Artemis!6BD35D1EF6BE [McAfee-GW-Edition] and Generic18.MII [AVG].

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Technical Information

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Infection Statistics


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File System Details

Antivirus 7 creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %AllUsersProfile%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\AV7.0 65
2 %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\AV7.0 64
3 %ProgramFiles%\AV7.0 63
4 antivirus7.exe 47
5 UpdateExplorer.dll 332,288 989b77beb22a0085e3b11be6c3aa4c08 21
6 antivirus7.exe 1,313,280 449702795646ad4b7235e963fbb70681 20
7 bin_2004_b7.exe 216,576 2c452d40255eaf2b26cefc8698715952 4
More files

Registry Details

Antivirus 7 creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\..{RunKeys}
AV7.0
HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{458289BD-886E-4115-A8D7-F1E8D8DC2EC1}
The following CLSID's were found:
HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path}
{2CA3CE7C-81A0-4027-951E-D74CFDDDDCA6}
{458289BD-886E-4115-A8D7-F1E8D8DC2EC1}
{5277DA47-CCDF-4AD4-97FA-E02DB29479C2}
{796D649E-F853-4565-9933-5C0A633573FC}
{79788230-8EB0-452C-95D1-A3E677F0173D}
{82D3A514-C7A8-40F9-B24D-23ECD9B176B8}
{8BB979E9-2500-453B-91F4-53A7FAEB98E9}
{AE445072-6642-44B1-BD0E-FF64E03E10B5}
{B9D7231B-D3BC-40D1-9903-825D458EC27C}
{FACBA314-AFC8-4284-8F1B-708AA6A84FF2}

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9 Comments

  • robert:

    Spyware Doctor didnt even find Antivirus 7 when i contracted it. But SpyHunter located it immediately and DESTROYED it with extreme prejudice!!

  • GoldSparrow:

    Hi Kate Simps,

    You have given your credit card information to cybercrooks. You did not buy a legitimate program and you may be in danger of damaging your system. Antivirus 7 is NOT a legitimate spyware removal program. You may want to contact your credit card company at once and notify them of the situation.

  • Kate Simps:

    Once I got viruses on my computer I received an offer from Antivirus 7 to get rid of all the threats by ordering their software. As the viruses wouldn’t let me go anywhere I decided to purchase this software, though never heard of it before. Unlike the persons who posted a comment above Antivirus 7 had cleaned up my system from all the crap and I’m quite satisfied with it so far.

    Also Why didn’t you used the support service? I did it and it helped me a lot. I couldn’t figure out what I was doing wrong until I talked to a representative of the support. Be carefull & good luck!

  • Jennifer:

    HOW do I remove this av7 program from my pc??? Got this pc from a friend and cannot for the life of me seem to get rid of the av7!! Please help! TIA

  • Colleen:

    How did you disable it? We are trying to and can not seem to catch it

  • erik:

    i have avast antivirus.

  • CD Poyner:

    I found it disguised as av7 ,disabled it and downloaded AVG . ran a scan with AVG and that cleared it

  • mari:

    como puedo aser para eliminar las alertas en mi computadora de Antivirus7

  • antivirus pc software:

    I have been reading a lot about this virus and it is causing a lot of trouble. Some people work with it on their pcs and think it is ok to leave as they know the scans are fake, do not do this mistake, make sure you properly remove the virus to prevent any data theft from occuring.

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