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 2010, Antivirus 360, 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.
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Internal conflict alert.
AntivirusBEST detected internal software conflict. Some application tries to get access to system kernel (such behavior is typical to Spyware/Malware). It may cause crash of your computer.
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
System files modification alert!
Some critical system files of your computer were modified by malicious program. It may cause system instability and data loss. Click here to block unathorised modifications by removing threats (Recommended).
|Your PC is not protected|
Security center reports that 'AntivirusBEST' is inactive. Antivirus software helps to protect your computer against viruses and other security threats. Click here for the suggested actions. You system might be at risk now.
This article is provided "as is" and to be used for educational information purposes only. By following any instructions on this article, you agree to be bound by the disclaimer. We make no guarantees that this article will help you completely remove the malware threats on your computer. Spyware changes regularly; therefore, it is difficult to fully clean an infected machine through manual means.