Threat Database Rogue Anti-Spyware Program Fast Windows Antivirus 2011

Fast Windows Antivirus 2011

By ESGI Advisor in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

ScreenshotFast Windows Antivirus 2011 is part of an extremely large family or rogue anti-virus applications. Like most rogue anti-virus programs, Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 operated by convincing its victim that the computer system has become infected with malware and that it is necessary to purchase Fast Windows Antivirus 2011, in order to fix these imaginary problems. According to ESG PC security researchers, Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 is not designed to eliminate viruses or to protect your computer from malware. Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 has two basic functions: to display a barrage of alarming error messages and to cause a number of deliberate problems on the infected computer system. This is why the course of action that ESG PC security researchers recommend is not purchasing Fast Windows Antivirus 2011, but removing Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 with a real anti-malware application. Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 is a malware infection itself which should be removed immediately.

How Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 Infects Your Computer System

Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 is part of a malicious Trojan infection which may be delivered through pathways common for this kind of malware infection. Some sources of the Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 Trojan or Trojans used to distribute Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 (such as Vundo, Zlob or the Fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert Trojan) include corrupted advertisements, attack websites, email attachments and social network phishing scams. Regardless of the source, ESG PC security researchers strongly recommends following safe online browsing practices to avoid a Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 infection. A computer system infected with Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 will display an unending stream of alarming error messages and cause the infected computer system to operate slowly and erratically.

Understanding the Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 Scam

There are several parts of the Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 scam that can fool inexperienced computer users. For example, ESG PC security researchers have identified legitimate-looking Microsoft and Windows logos included in Fast Windows Antivirus 2011's interface. It is important to remove these counterfeit logos, since Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 has no association with Microsoft. In fact, this software company is constantly releasing patches and updates for its operating systems, in order to help protect them from rogue anti-virus programs such as Fast Windows Antivirus 2011. The main goal of the criminals behind Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 is to gain your credit card information, which they can then use to steal your identity and empty your bank accounts. Do not give them the satisfaction; use a legitimate anti-malware tool to get rid of Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 for good.

File System Details

Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 may create the following file(s):
# File Name Detections
1. %AllUsersProfile%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].dll
2. %AllUsersProfile%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe
3. %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Fast Windows Antivirus 2011\Uninstall Fast Windows Antivirus 2011.lnk
4. %UserProfile%\Desktop\Fast Windows Antivirus 2011.lnk
5. %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Fast Windows Antivirus 2011\
6. %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Fast Windows Antivirus 2011\Fast Windows Antivirus 2011.lnk

Registry Details

Fast Windows Antivirus 2011 may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM CHARACTERS]"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Fast Windows Antivirus 2011"


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