Description is a dangerous browser hijacker that specializes in the manipulation of browser configurations. Compromised machines are bombarded with numerous pop-ups while the user is surfing the net. All the pop-ups will direct the user to, where a system scan will automatically run.

Exaggerated results of computer infections are then displayed and the user is advised to purchase the rogueware Alpha Antivirus. Both and Alpha Antivirus are critical computer threats that should be removed from your system immediately.

Technical Information

File System Details creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %WINDOWS%\system32\NetFilter.exe N/A
2 %WINDOWS%\system32\msnaoladdon.dll N/A
3 %WINDOWS%\system32\drivers\NDISRD.sys N/A
4 %Program Files%\AlphaAV\AlphaAV.exe N/A
5 %WINDOWS%\system32\ndisapi.dll N/A
6 %UserProfile%\Desktop\Alpha Antivirus.lnk N/A
7 %Program Files%\AlphaAV N/A

Registry Details creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Alpha Antivirus"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "AlphaAV"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Alpha Antivirus
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Alpha Antivirus
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Alpha Antivirus