Antivirus Scan DescriptionType: Rogue Anti-Virus Program
Antivirus Scan is a fake anti-spyware program and part of an elaborated rogueware family named FakeSpyPro. Antivirus Scan was developed by scammers to trick and drive Internet users to purchase the supposed registered version of Antivirus Scan. Also, Trojans are used to propagate rogue anti-spyware programs like Antivirus Scan. Antivirus Scan uses fake pop-ups, security alerts and system scanners to convince victims that they have to purchase it. Antivirus Scan advertises itself as a legitimate anti-virus application however it is a malicious rogue that should not be trusted or purchased.
Antivirus Scan is not able to detect or even remove any real malware let alone the malware it claims to detect on the fake pop-ups and scan reports. Antivirus Scan also spreads with the help of associated websites that advertise the rogue as a real security program. If you encounter security notifications from Antivirus Scan, use a legitimate security tool to remove this rogue from your PC.
As a member of a huge family, Antivirus Scan has countless clones. These clones include Spyware Protect 2009, Antivirus System Pro, Security Central, Antivirus Soft, Antivirus Suite, AntiSpyware Soft, Antivir Solution Pro, Security Suite, Malware Destructor 2011, Antivirus Action, PC Security 2011, Antivirus .NET, AntiVira Av, AntiMalware GO, Antivirus Monitor, Antivirii 2011.
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