Antivirusutils.net

Antivirusutils.net Description

Antivirusutils.net (or Antivirusutils.com) is a rogue website related to a fake antivirus program. Antivirusutils.net will redirect the browser to a fake system scanner which produces bogus results claiming the system is infected with malware. Antivirusutils.net will then try and sell you a rogue antivirus program to get rid of the so-called threats. Do not fall for this scam and do not click on anything this rogue site produces, instead remove it with a updated antivirus program immediately.

Technical Information

File System Details

Antivirusutils.net creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Local Settings\Application Data\[random string]\[random string]tssd.exe N/A
2 %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Local Settings\Application Data\[random string]\[random string].exe N/A

Registry Details

Antivirusutils.net creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[random string]"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[random string]"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AvScan