Antivirus GT

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 100 % (High)
Infected Computers: 109
First Seen: July 9, 2010
Last Seen: April 6, 2024
OS(es) Affected: Windows

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 Antivirus 360, AntivirusBEST, Nortel Antivirus, Alpha Antivirus, Anti-virus Professional, Antivirus 2010, Cyber Security, MaCatte Antivirus 2009, Eco Antivirus, Antivir, Personal Security, Ghost Antivirus, Antivirus 7, Earth Antivirus, Antivirus 8, AVG Antivirus 2011, E-Set Antivirus 2011, XP Antivirus 2013.

Aliases

15 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
AVG Generic18.XMJ
AhnLab-V3 Malware/Win32.Generic
AntiVir TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen
Panda Trj/CI.A
Ikarus Trojan.Win32.FakeAV
a-squared Trojan.Win32.FakeAV!IK
F-Secure Trojan:W32/FakeAlert.NW
Avast Win32:Dropper-gen
NOD32 a variant of Win32/Kryptik.FHA
F-Secure Suspicious:W32/Malware!Gemini
AVG Cryptic.TK
NOD32 a variant of Win32/Kryptik.EZY
BitDefender Gen:Trojan.Heur.TP.VP0@ba@V1bk
Symantec Trojan.FakeAV!gen24
Sunbelt Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT

SpyHunter Detects & Remove Antivirus GT

File System Details

Antivirus GT may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. antivirusGT.exe 71f68ac4ab20d3b01c629186174c6530 20
2. antivirusGT.exe 346082578e78a6838794bef5d14aa760 15
3. antivirusGT.exe 1ef18357ecb4afa4d185c7e6f35d65b8 12
4. antivirusGT.exe 6343bbc9751438edbfd1169da947317c 10
5. antivirusGT.exe dea3ac6775850247efbfb14aad47d810 6
6. antivirusGT.exe 8f6cf8cab838b7fe69c6c7c6fd09c234 5
7. antivirusGT.exe 545da262f1d6ef869e955e22d1d68ce1 4
8. antivirusGT.exe 956d29bcfad788feb50b2a7f61be36e2 4
9. antivirusGT.exe a095bf7e205458474f7c23353449ff3f 3
10. antivirusGT.exe b3373e68e70c883e4ee8ac1f9fa0ce45 2

Directories

Antivirus GT may create the following directory or directories:

%ProgramFiles%\AVGT

2 Comments

i'm having a hard time removing this virus

can someone help me with easy way to remove virus manually

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