Antivirus Plus 2014

Antivirus Plus 2014 Description

Type: Rogue Anti-Virus Program

ScreenshotAntivirus Plus 2014 is a rogue security program. Antivirus Plus 2014 is a fake anti-virus that belongs to the FakeRean and is used to rob money from novice PC users. Antivirus Plus 2014 is a threat that is disguised as a real security program. These kinds of unreliable security programs have been around for nearly a decade and Antivirus Plus 2014 in particular has variants going back to 2009. Every year, criminals release a 'new version' of Antivirus Plus that is identical to the previous one with slight changes to each rogue security program's name and interface. As 2013 comes to its end, criminals have started to release new versions of their rogue security programs with the added '2014' string to each rogue security program's name. It is important to understand that Antivirus Plus 2014 is not a real security program. If Antivirus Plus 2014 is installed on your computer, Antivirus Plus 2014 should be turned off instantly with the help of a real security application.

Why Antivirus Plus 2014 Invades Your Computer

Security researchers have noted that there is little to differentiate Antivirus Plus 2014 from similar rogue security programs such as Windows Antivirus 2008, Vista Antivirus 2008, Antivirus Pro 2009, AntiSpy Safeguard, ThinkPoint, Spyware Protection 2010, Internet Antivirus 2011, Palladium Pro, XP Anti-Virus 2011, CleanThis, PC Clean Pro, XP Home Security 2012, Windows Clear Problems, XP Security 2012, Antivirus PRO 2015.

Antivirus Plus 2014 carries out the same basic scams that malware researchers have observed in other rogue security programs, such as constant irritating pop-up windows and fake system scans. Antivirus Plus 2014 usually follows the same basic process:

  1. Antivirus Plus 2014 is often installed using threat distribution techniques.
  2. Antivirus Plus 2014 displays a fake system scan, claiming that the affected computer is severely infected with various Trojans, worms, viruses and other types of threats.
  3. Antivirus Plus 2014 will also pester computer users with constant pop-up windows, irritating system alerts and pop-up notifications.
  4. Antivirus Plus 2014 blocks access to the affected computer's files and websites, claiming that it is for the victim's own protection due to having detected bogus threat problems.
  5. Antivirus Plus 2014 will try to convince inexperienced computer users that they need to pay for a bogus 'full version' of Antivirus Plus 2014.

Technical Information

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SpyHunter Detects & Remove Antivirus Plus 2014

File System Details

Antivirus Plus 2014 creates the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detection Count
1 antiviplus.exe dc15a4c81b329dd34908ddef52c85046 1

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