Antivirus-plus02.com

Antivirus-plus02.com Description

Antivirus-plus02.com is a misleading website that uses a Trojan to redirect victims' browsers to land on it. Once a victim has landed on Antivirus-plus02.com, scare tactics will be used to convince the user that his/her system is infected with numerous malware, and it is imperative to purchase the full version of the rogue security application Antivirus Plus, in order to remove the detected computer threats. Do not fall for this scam, Antivirus-plus02.com is not to be trusted and Antivirus Plus should never be purchased.

Antivirus-plus02.com is believed to be part of a scam that promotes and sells fake security applications such as Antivirus Plus. Computer users must also note that Antivirus-plus02.com can infect a computer with a Trojan horse parasite that may install other rogue security programs. Once installed, a rogue anti-spyware or rogue anti-virus program may be difficult to near impossible to remove. Antivirus-plus02.com may eventually cause damages to a computer through the malicious software that it endorses.

Technical Information

File System Details

Antivirus-plus02.com creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 C:\Program Files\AntiVirus Plus\AntiVirus Plus..exe N/A
2 AntivirusPlus.exe N/A
3 %WINDOWS%\system\rundll32.exe N/A
4 C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\AntiVirus Plus\AntiVirus Plus.lnk N/A
5 C:\Documents and Settings\malwarehelp.org\Start Menu\Programs\AntiVirus Plus\EULA.url N/A
6 C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\AntiVirus Plus.lnk N/A
7 C:\Program Files\AntiVirus Plus N/A
8 Uninstall Antivirus.lnk N/A
9 C:\Documents and Settings\malwarehelp.org\Start Menu\Programs\AntiVirus Plus\AntiVirus Plus.lnk N/A
10 C:\Documents and Settings\malwarehelp.org\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\AntiVirus Plus.lnk N/A
11 C:\WINDOWS\Prefetch\ANTIVIRUS PLUS..EXE-37B6F8F6.pf N/A
12 C:\Documents and Settings\malwarehelp.org\Start Menu\Programs\AntiVirus Plus N/A
13 Antivirus Plus.lnk N/A
14 C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\AntiVirus Plus\EULA.url N/A
15 C:\Documents and Settings\malwarehelp.org\Desktop\AntiVirus Plus.lnk N/A
16 C:\Documents and Settings\malwarehelp.org\Start Menu\Programs\Startup\AntiVirus Plus.lnk N/A
17 C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\AntiVirus Plus N/A

Registry Details

Antivirus-plus02.com creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AntiVirus Plus_ DisplayIcon C:\Program Files\AntiVirus Plus\AntiVirus Plus..exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\MenuOrder\Start Menu2\Programs\AntiVirus Plus
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run AntiVirus Plus C:\Program Files\AntiVirus Plus\AntiVirus Plus..exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run AntiVirus Plus C:\Program Files\AntiVirus Plus\AntiVirus Plus..exe
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "AntivirusPlus"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AntiVirus Plus_ InstallLocation C:\Program Files\AntiVirus Plus\
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AntiVirus Plus_