Antivirus Defence

Antivirus Defence Description

Antivirus Defence is a fake anti-virus program that was produced by cybercriminals to fool trusting PC users into thinking their computers are contaminated with numerous malware infections. Antivirus Defence will encourage affected PC users to register for a so-called full version to supposedly remove detected malware threats. Antivirus Defence pretends to be a genuine security tool; however, in truth, it has no capability of securing the PC from any type of computer problems and system issues. After installation on the affected computer system, Antivirus Defence will start executing a bogus system scan and list false malware threat results in an attempt to frighten affected PC users into believing their computers are corrupted by numerous security infections.

Antivirus Defence is part of a huge family of rogue security products, the family that includes among its many members

Antivirus Defence will also display falsified warning messages associated with serious problems of the computer's security. Scan results and pop-up alerts generated by Antivirus Defence are fabricated, therefore, computer users should not believe them. For removal of imaginary malware infections found on the computer system, Antivirus Defence will offer the victim to buy the nonexistent full version of the counterfeit software product. Do not install and waste money on Antivirus Defence because it's rogue security software used to rip unsuspecting PC users off and damage computers. PC threat researchers at ESG highly recommend you to uninstall Antivirus Defence from the infected computer with a legal anti-malware tool.

Technical Information

Registry Details

Antivirus Defence creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Antivirus Defence
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "" = "[RANDOM CHARACTERS]"

More Details on Antivirus Defence

The following messages associated with Antivirus Defence were found:
Antivirus Defence Firewall Alert
Antivirus Defence Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet.
Internet Explorer Internet Browser is infected with worm SVCHOST.Stealth.Keyloger. This worm is trying to send your credit card details using Internet Explorer Internet Browser to connect to remote host.
Antivirus Defence Warning
Intercepting programs that may compromise your privacy and harm your system have been detected on your PC.
Click here to remove them immediately with Antivirus Defence.
Antivirus Defence Warning
Some critical system files of your computer were modified by malicious program. It may cause system instability and data loss.
Click here to block unauthorised modification by removing threats (Recommended)
Antivirus Defence Warning
Your PC is still infected with dangerous viruses. Activate antivirus protection to prevent data loss and avoid the theft of your credit card details.
Spyware.IEMonster activity detected. This is spyware that attempts to steal passwords from Internet Explorer, Mozilla FireFox, Outlook and other programs. Click here to remove it immediately with Antivirus Defence.
Application cannot be executed. The file cmd.exe infected.
Please activate Antivirus Defence.

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