Antivirus GT

Antivirus GT Description

Antivirus GT is a fake anti-virus application that spreads via Trojans. Trojans are strong threats that can hide in the system without you knowning it is there in the first place. Trojans are often found in file sharing networks, fake video codecs, porn or other questionable sites. The reason Antivirus GT exists is because online scammers want to goad its victims into buying its bogus programs. The more rogue antivirus programs they can distribute, the more credit cards scammers can collect.

Once Antivirus GT is inside a system it will display fake scanners, pop-up warnings and security alerts that will trick a victim into believing that his/her system is infected with malware. Then the victim will be prompted to purchase the "full version" of Antivirus GT in order to remove all the detected malware. Do not fall for this scam; the "full version" of Antivirus GT does not exist and all security notifications displayed by this rogueware are fake.

Antivirus GT is among the members os a well-known family of fraudulent security programs, the FakeXPA family. Antivirus GT has numerous clones that include Earth Antivirus, Alpha Antivirus, Anti-Virus Professional, E-Set Antivirus 2011, XP Antivirus 2012, Antivir, AVG Antivirus 2011, Antivirus 360, Antivirus 2009, Nortel Antivirus, Antivirus 8, Personal Security Pro, XP Antivirus 2013, Antivirus 2010, Personal Security, Eco Antivirus, Antivirus 7, MaCatte Antivirus 2009, Cyber Security, Ghost Antivirus, AntivirusBEST.

Aliases: Generic18.XMJ [AVG], Trojan.Agent.AQAW [nProtect], Win32:Dropper-gen [Avast], Trojan:W32/FakeAlert.NW [F-Secure], Trojan.Win32.FakeAV!IK [a-squared], Trojan.Win32.FakeAV [Ikarus], Trj/CI.A [Panda], Gen:Variant.Renos.39 [nProtect], Trojan.Agent/Gen-Falofn[Cont] [SUPERAntiSpyware], TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen [AntiVir], Malware/Win32.Generic [AhnLab-V3], Malware-Cryptor.Win32.Gron.2 [VBA32], a variant of Win32/Kryptik.FHA [NOD32], BScope.Lipler.048 [VBA32] and Suspicious:W32/Malware!Gemini [F-Secure].

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  • Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
  • Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in "Safe Mode with Networking" and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
  • IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.

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Technical Information

File System Details

Antivirus GT creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %PROGRAMFILES%\AVGT\antivirusGT.exe 1,832,448 1ef18357ecb4afa4d185c7e6f35d65b8 12

Registry Details

Antivirus GT creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\..{RunKeys}
AVGT
The following CLSID's were found:
HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path}
{3304F17F-732C-4AC6-BF67-DBDC8B88C11F}

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2 Comments

  • mike:

    can someone help me with easy way to remove virus manually

  • mike:

    i’m having a hard time removing this virus

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