Av-antispyware.com Description

Av-antispyware.com is a browser hijacker promoting the distribution of the rogue anti-spyware application known as Av-antispyware. Due to affiliated trojans that infiltrate the computer via security exploits and modify the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Av-antispyware.com domain. Once here, the computer is subject to a fake online scan that displays fictitious and sometimes grossly exaggerated infection results, in order to intimidate the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover Av-antispyware.

Technical Information

Registry Details

Av-antispyware.com creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\uninstall\AV AntiSpyware 1.8
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "AV AntiSpyware"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LastSun Ltd\AV AntiSpyware

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