EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecard
EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards are assessment reports for different malware threats which have been collected and analyzed by our research team. EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards evaluate and rank threats using several metrics including real-world and potential risk factors, trends, frequency, prevalence, and persistence. EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards are updated regularly based on our research data and metrics and are useful for a wide range of computer users, from end users seeking solutions to remove malware from their systems to security experts analyzing threats.
EnigmaSoft Threat Scorecards display a variety of useful information, including:
Ranking: The ranking of a particular threat in EnigmaSoft’s Threat Database.
Severity Level: The determined severity level of an object, represented numerically, based on our risk modeling process and research, as explained in our Threat Assessment Criteria.
Infected Computers: The number of confirmed and suspected cases of a particular threat detected on infected computers as reported by SpyHunter.
See also Threat Assessment Criteria.
|100 % (High)
|July 24, 2009
|January 23, 2022
AntivirusBEST (also known as Antivirus BEST or Antivirus-BEST) is a rogue anti-spyware program that cames from the FakeXPA family. Typically, AntivirusBEST may either penetrate the host computer through security exploits, or it is known to be downloadable on its website (Antivirus-Best.com), which you may be diverted to due to browser hijacking. The distributers of AntivirusBEST use a BHO that infects a user's computer to display fake warning messages which can be easily confused as warning messages delivered by the Windows system.
The following bogus warning messages are issued to lead you to buy the AntivirusBEST program:
"Internet Explorer has found an unregistered version of AntivirusBEST. To protect your computer, please register your AntivirusBEST." and
Privacy Violation alert!
AntivirusBEST detected a Privacy Violation. A program is secretly sending your private data to an untrusted internet host. click here to block this activity by removing the threat (Recommended)."
However, this fake anti-spyware becomes installed on your machine, AntivirusBEST will begin to issue false system scans that detect various fictitious parasite threats, all in order to scare you into buying the licensed version of AntivirusBEST.
AntivirusBEST is a clone of numerous other fraudulent security programs that include Antivirus 360, Nortel Antivirus, Alpha Antivirus, Anti-virus Professional, Antivirus 2010, 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.
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15 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.
|potentially unwanted program Artemis!11D33A920CB8
SpyHunter Detects & Remove AntivirusBEST
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Detections: The number of confirmed and suspected cases of a particular threat detected on infected computers as reported by SpyHunter.