Antivirus Vista 2010

Antivirus Vista 2010 Description

Antivirus Vista 2010 is a rogue anti-virus application from a family of rogue security programs, the family, that change their names according the OS running on a compromised PC. Stealthy Trojans are responsible for the distribution of Antivirus Vista 2010 and they may also create harmless files that are later detected as dangerous malware when a fake system scan is run. On execution, Antivirus Vista 2010 will conduct a fake system scan, and display annoying pop-ups and security alerts. Ignore all security alerts and scan reports displayed by AntivirusVista2010 and do not follow any recommendations to purchase its "licensed version"; it is all a scam.

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Technical Information

Registry Details

Antivirus Vista 2010 creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "av.exe" /START "%1? %
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\secfile\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "av.exe" /START "%1? %
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "av.exe" /START "firefox.exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "av.exe" /START "%1? %
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\secfile\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "av.exe" /START "%1? %

More Details on Antivirus Vista 2010

The following messages associated with Antivirus Vista 2010 were found:
System hacked!
Unknown program is scanning your system registry right now! Identity theft detected!
Threat: Trojan-Clicker.Win32.stixo.d
Do you want block this attack?

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