Antivirus Security Pro

Antivirus Security Pro Description

ScreenshotAntivirus Security Pro is a rogue security application that belongs to a large family of rogue security software known asWinWeb Security. Antivirus Security Pro is a fake security program that is disguised as a legitimate anti-virus application. Antivirus Security Pro does this by displaying false positives and bogus security warnings on the victim's computer. There are several ways in which criminals distribute Antivirus Security Pro, including malicious attack websites and spam email messages containing malicious attachments. Security analysts consider that Antivirus Security Pro presents a threat to your computer. Because of this, ESG security researchers strongly recommend that computer users remove Antivirus Security Pro from their computer immediately.

How Antivirus Security Pro Infects a Computer System

Antivirus Security Pro has many clones that includeAdvanced Security Tool 2010, Security Shield, Security Sphere 2012, Disk Antivirus Professional, Futurro Antivirus, Antivirus Security Pro 2013, System Tool 2011, Security Shield 2011, Smart Fortress 2012, Live Security Professional, Attentive Antivirus, Security Shield 2012, Smart Guard Protection, System Security 2012, Security Monitor 2012, Essential Cleaner, Live Security Platinum, Live Essential Platinum, Antivirus Defence, Microsoft Antivirus 2013, Windows Attacks Preventor, Antivirus System, Personal Shield Pro, System Security, Antivirus Security 2013, Advanced PC Shield 2012, Windows Secure Kit 2011, Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection, System Security 2011, Security Scanner 2012, Antiviral Factory 2013, Security Tool, AVASoft Antivirus Professional, Security Shield Pro 2011, Total Security 2009, Winweb Security, MS Removal Tool, Total Security, System Adware Scanner 2010, Smart Protection 2012, System Progressive Protection, System Care Antivirus and Windows Ultra-Antivirus.Antivirus Security Pro, as well as its clones, make unwanted changes to your computer's settings that allow this fake security application to start up automatically when Windows starts up. Once Antivirus Security Pro starts up, Antivirus Security Pro displays a counterfeit analysis of the compromised computer. This scan will claim that the victim's computer is severely compromised by several viruses and Trojans. However, when the computer user tries to use Antivirus Security Pro to remove these fake infections, Antivirus Security Pro will display additional error messages claiming that it is necessary to download an expensive 'full version' of Antivirus Security Pro. This fake upgrade is just as useless as Antivirus Security Pro itself. Because of this, avoid paying for this bogus upgrade and instead remove Antivirus Security Pro from your computer using a reliable anti-malware application.

Besides Harming Your PC Antivirus Security Pro Tries to Rob Your Money

Rogue security applications like Antivirus Security Pro are among the most common types of online scams designed to trick inexperienced computer users into believing that their computer is severely infected. However, the problems on the victim's computer are usually caused by Antivirus Security Pro itself. For example, Antivirus Security Pro blocks legitimate security software, prevents computer users from launching applications and redirects the victim's Web browser. Apart from making the victim's computer difficult to use, these symptoms also make removal of Antivirus Security Pro more difficult than normal. Fortunately, these types of symptoms can be avoided by starting up the infected computer in Safe Mode and then using a reliable anti-malware application to remove Antivirus Security Pro completely.

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Security Doesn't Let You Download SpyHunter or Access the Internet?

Solutions: Your computer may have malware hiding in memory that prevents any program, including SpyHunter, from executing on your computer. Follow to download SpyHunter and gain access to the Internet:
  • Use an alternative browser. Malware may disable your browser. If you're using IE, for example, and having problems downloading SpyHunter, you should open Firefox, Chrome or Safari browser instead.
  • 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.

If you still can't install SpyHunter? View other possible causes of installation issues.

Antivirus Security Pro Technical Report

As new Antivirus Security Pro details are reported by our customers and findings from our Threat Research Center, we will update this section.

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File System Details

Antivirus Security Pro creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 file.exe 606,208 2a884ac33c94eda93713f337d7eca3b6 206
2 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\gpnglp73\gpnglp73.exe 513,536 6a951ae912f3dd16394502e6647bacbb 194
3 serv.bat 2,001 b14f614996ef9db84eab251b2225617e 47
4 Antivirus Security Pro support.url 22
5 %CommonAppData%\WaDprnV7\WaDprnV7.exe N/A
7 %CommonAppData%\WaDprnV7\WaDprnV7kassgxDq.lg N/A
8 %CommonAppData%\WaDprnV7\WaDprnV7.exe.manifest N/A
9 %CommonAppData%\WaDprnV7\WaDprnV7.ico N/A
10 %CommonAppData%\WaDprnV7\DD1 N/A
11 %CommonAppData%\WaDprnV7\ N/A

Registry Details

Antivirus Security Pro creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "AA2014" = "%CommonAppData%\WaDprnV7\WaDprnV7.exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run AS2014
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\Antivirus Security Pro_RASAPI32
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\Antivirus Security Pro_RASMANCS
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\Antivirus Security Pro_RASMANCS

More Details on Antivirus Security Pro

The following messages associated with Antivirus Security Pro were found:
Warning! Infected file detected
Location: File System
Suspicious activity detected in the application notepad.exe to the behavior of the virus Win32/Conficker.X. For your security and to avoid loss of data, the operation of application cmd.exe has been temporarily restricted.
Warning! Infected file detected.
We strongly recommend activating full edition of your antivirus software for repairing threats.
Warning! Network attack attempt detected.
To keep the computer safe, the threat must be blocked.

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