Trojan.Popuper

Trojan.Popuper is known to hijack and change the default Internet Explorer web browser settings. If your system is infected with Trojan.Popuper, then it is very possible that your default home page has been changed to a malicious domain. Once your system has the Trojan.Popuper infection, it will start to pop-up fraudulent notification messages in an attempt to get you to download a rogue anti-spyware application. It is very important that you detect and remove Trojan.Popuper so you can avoid further damage to your system.

Posted on April 8, 2009 in Browser Hijackers

Worm.IM.Sohanad

Worm.IM.Sohanad is a Trojan virus that spreads in systems using the Windows operating system using Yahoo Messenger. Worm.IM.Sohanad sends an Instant Message in an attempt to spread itself by sending a link that contains a download to the worm infection. Worm.IM.Sohanad has also been known to download additonal malware onto your PC, and broaden tis horizons by moving throughout removable storage devices.

Posted on April 8, 2009 in Trojans

Antivguardian.com

Antivguardian.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application called Spyware Protect 2009. The most common way to hit Antivguardian.com domain is through being redirected there from a misleading web page at Browser-security.microsoft.com which contains a link to push if you want to keep your computer secure. Once you follow the misleadingly suggested reference, you will be taken to Antivguardian.com domain which contains adware pushing Spyware Protect 2009 fraud. Another way of being diverted to the Antivguardian.com webpage is through affiliated trojan viruses infiltrating your system and altering browser settings.

Posted on April 7, 2009 in Rogue Websites

SearchAWeb.com

SearchAWeb.com is a rogue website that hijacks your searches and redirects them to SearchAWeb.com, due to intruding malware such as Hacktool.Rootkit and Backdoor.Trojan modifying browser settings. The SearchAWeb.com domain further diverts search results to other shopping websites, such as SmartBizSearch.com, CowSurvey.com, DealHero.com, and more.

Posted on April 7, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Fullantispywarescan.com

Fullantispywarescan.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application Personal Antivirus. Through affiliated trojans that infiltrate the system and modify browser settings, web-surfing activities become interrupted and diverted to the Fullantispywarescan.com web page. Here the compromised machine is subject to a fake online scane that typically reports non-existent or exaggerated infection results. This is in order to frighten or intimidate a user into purchasing and installing Personal Antivirus.

Posted on April 7, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Timbar A

Timbar A is a Browser Helper Object (BHO) that is a basic component for Internet Explorer. Once installed, Timbar A may perform various malicious actions, such as creating annoying windows to display banner advertisements or similar ads with additional information. Timbar A may also monitor messages and a user’s actions. Most of the time, Browser Helper Objects will not be detected by a firewall, because it is seen as your browser itself.

Posted on April 6, 2009 in Browser Helper Object

Win32/Cryptor

Win32/Cryptor (also referred to as TrojanDownloader.Win32.Cryptor) is a trojan downloader that can download and install additional malware on to the computer. Typically you will find your computer infected with W32/Cryptor after visiting malicious websites or downloading and installing suspicious software with an embedded trojan.

Posted on April 6, 2009 in Trojans

Rootkit.Pakes.or

Rootkit.Pakes.or is a software program that hides the presence of files and data to avoid detection while an attacker gains full remote control of the users PC. The Rootkit.Pakes.or program uses viruses, spyware, Trojans and backdoors, to evade detection from anti-virus and anti-spyware software. Rootkit.Pakes.or enters the user's computer without their consent or knowledge. These types of applications create a connection to the users PC while a hacker is obtaining personal information. Rootkit.Pakes.or also sends out vast amounts of additional malware and spyware. It is important to run periodic scans to detect infection and to remove the infection immediately.

Posted on April 6, 2009 in Rootkits

Offer-provider.com

Offer-provider.com is a browser hijacker promoting three different rogue anti-spyware applications; VirusRemover 2009, Secure Expert Cleaner and SpywareRemover 2009. Due to minute alterations in the URL extensions, Offer-provider is able to sponsor all three of these rogue security products. It does this by infiltrating your system with affiliated trojan viruses, which modify browser settings in order to redirect web-surfing activities to the Offer-provider.com domain. Here your computer is subject to a fake online scan that displays numerous fictitious infection results, seeking to frighten you into purchasing and downloading one of the three fake spyware remover programs advertised.

Posted on April 6, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Fullvirusprotection.com

Fullvirusprotection.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as System Security 2009. Due to affiliated trojans that modify the browser settings, your web-surfing activities are continuously redirected to the Fullvirusprotection.com domain. Here you are subject to a fake online scan that reports fictitious infection results in order to persuade you into purchasing the fake spyware remover System Security 2009.

Posted on April 6, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Freewebmypcscan.com

Freewebmypcscan.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as System Security 2009. Due to trojans infiltrating the computer via security exploits and modifying browser settings, your web-surfing activities are redirected to the Freewebmypcscan.com domain, where you are subject to a fake online scan. This scan typically reports fictitious or overly-exaggerated infection results in order to trick you into purchasing the fake spyware remover System Security 2009.

Posted on April 6, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Antivir System PRO

Antivir System PRO, also known as AntivirSystemPRO or AntivirSystem PRO, is a rogue anti-spyware application hailing from the same family as System Guard 2009 and Spyware Protect 2009. The unregistered version of Antivir System PRO will typically spread either through browser-hijacking techniques or trojans that utilize security exploits in order to gain entry to your system. Once active, Antivir System PRO will display numerous pop-up windows claiming your computer is infected, or alternatively, Antivir System PRO will perform a fake scan of your machine and report fictitious or exaggerated threat results. These tactics are to ensure you are frightened enough to purchase the full version of Antivir System PRO.

Posted on April 6, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Antivirsystem.com

Antivirsystem.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware program known as Antivir System PRO. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating your system via security exploits and modifying your browser settings, you will find your web-surfing activities being interrupted and diverted to the Antivirsystem.com domain. Here your computer is subject to fake online scans and aggressive advertisements, all in order to persuade you to purchase the Antivir System PRO fake spyware remover software.

Posted on April 5, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Xvirusdescan.com

Xvirusdescan.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application called System Security 2009. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating your system via security exploits and modifying browser settings, web-surfing activities are typically interrupted and then redirected to the Xvirusdescan.com domain. Here a fake online scan results in fictitious infection reports that are used to persuade you to purchase the fake spyware remover System Security 2009.

Posted on April 5, 2009 in Rogue Websites

WinActive Antivirus

WinActive Antivirus is a rogue anti-spyware application that attempts to resemble a part of MS Windows operating system. It does this by implementing a logo that looks remarkably similar to a Windows OS logo, while also displaying "Windows Security Center" pop-ups. Typically, WinActive Antivirus is installed onto a computer via trojans or after visiting a malicious website, and once active, WinActive Antivirus generates numerous pop-ups persuading you to purchase the full version of WinActive Antivirus.

Posted on April 5, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program