Nortel Antivirus

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 15,689
Threat Level: 100 % (High)
Infected Computers: 28
First Seen: December 1, 2009
Last Seen: May 6, 2024
OS(es) Affected: Windows

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Nortel Antivirus is a rogue anti-spyware application that belongs to a family of fake security programs called FakeXPA. Nortel Antivirus utilizes fraudulent scare tactics in order to intimidate users into purchasing the malicious software. Nortel Antivirus displays fictitious and sometimes grossly exaggerated infection results, along with false security scan results and fake security alerts, in order to trick users into purchasing and downloading this fake spyware remover.
omputer users that believe on the Nortel Antivirus fake promises and buy its useless program will, automatically, put their financial information at risk because they will need to provide it in orcder to purchase Nortel Antivirus program.

The scam used by Nortel Antivirus is not new since Nortel Antivirus' family has numerous members that use the same scare tactics to induce its victims to spend money with their rogue security programs. Other members of the Nortel Antivirus family include Antivirus 360, AntivirusBEST, Alpha Antivirus, Anti-virus Professional, Antivirus 2010, Cyber Security, MaCatte Antivirus 2009, Eco Antivirus, Antivir, Personal Security, Ghost Antivirus, Antivirus 7, Antivirus GT, Earth Antivirus, Antivirus 8, AVG Antivirus 2011, E-Set Antivirus 2011, XP Antivirus 2013.

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File System Details

Nortel Antivirus may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. rogueware (5).exe 18f84c7531f3ee865ce0ccd6333e89df 4
2. rogueware (2).exe 747319118d1de9dff203f826b9181b7e 4
3. rogueware (7).exe 515531ac4cbf85b5e35cb3e26b3d7fbb 4
4. 25c4badacbf7053d4d0a522530028497.exe 25c4badacbf7053d4d0a522530028497 4
5. nsrx.exe 0864f154d2e8f4db0752ec4434ce2458 0
6. 61c8bb3447034d89501394d1d1af1d1e 61c8bb3447034d89501394d1d1af1d1e 0
7. 5f2de1c5a1694a363375a83bef8be70d 5f2de1c5a1694a363375a83bef8be70d 0


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