Adware.BrowserVillage.e

Adware.BrowserVillage.e is a potentially unwanted adware program. Adware.BrowserVillage.e is able to display different advertisements in the form of pop-ups and banners. Adware.BrowserVillage.e may come bundled with shareware and freeware or it can come bundled with other malware programs. Adware.BrowserVillage.e has the ability to gather internet related information that is later sent to a remote third party. Adware.BrowserVillage.e should be uninstalled before it causes further damage to a computer system.

Posted on March 10, 2010 in Adware

Worm.Yacspeel.A.dll

Worm.Yacspeel.A.dll is a harmful worm that is able to propagate via removable drives. Worm.Yacspeel.A.dll may also enter a system via peer-to-peer networks. Worm.Yacspeel.A.dll is able to open a backdoor into a system and give remote attackers access and control of the system. Worm.Yacspeel.A.dll may also allow for additional malware to be installed onto the infected PC, putting the user at greater risk.

Posted on March 10, 2010 in Worms

Trojan.PolyCrypt.h

Trojan.PolyCrypt.h is a Trojan with keylogging functionalities. Trojan.PolyCrypt.h can infiltrate a computer system by exploiting known vulnerabilities or via infected e-mail attachments. On execution, Trojan.PolyCrypt.h will launch a keylogger and harvest confidential information such as passwords and credit card numbers. Trojan.PolyCrypt.h may also block access to certain security websites in order to avoid detection and removal. Avoid getting infected with stealthy programs such as Trojan.PolyCrypt.h by keeping your security software up-to-date and scanning your system for malware regularly.

Posted on March 10, 2010 in Trojans

Gibmedia

Gibmedia is an advertising program that may be a risk to a victim's privacy. Gibmedia can be obtained via unsolicited e-mails or it can come bundled with other harmful malware. Gibmedia is able to gather sensitive internet related information and send it to a remote third party that may use the information for fraudulent activities. Gibmedia may also cause an infected system to slow down in speed therefore it should be uninstalled promptly after detection.

Posted on March 10, 2010 in Adware

Trojan.Makplu.A

Trojan.Makplu.A is a Trojan that can surreptitiously run in the background of a victim's system without his/her knowledge. Trojan.Makplu.A can be obtained via malicious spam e-mails or it can come bundled with files downloaded from unsafe websites. Once inside a system, Trojan.Makplu.A will modify the internet settings and deteriorate the performance of the computer. Trojan.Makplu.A may also generate annoying advertisements and install additional malware onto the compromised computer. Should you detect Trojan.Makplu.A on your computer system, use a legitimate anti-spyware application to remove it as soon as possible.

Posted on March 10, 2010 in Trojans

Smart Security

Smart Security screenshot

Smart Security is a bogus security application cloned from the notorious rogueware called Security Tool. Smart Security also known as SmartSecurity is also the name of a legitimate program from ESET Smart Security, so be careful not to confuse the two programs. Once inside a system, the malicious version of Smart Security will display fake pop-up messages, security alerts and system scans all indicating the computer is infected with different malware that can only be removed with the purchase of the "licensed" version of Smart Security. Do not believe any of the security reports displayed by Smart Security and have the rogueware removed from your system as soon as possible. Smart Security...

Posted on March 10, 2010 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Checkliet.com

Checkliet.com is a criminal website that comes with a downloader for the fake security program called Virus Protector. Users typically encounter Checkliet.com if a browser hijacking Trojan has infected their machines. Checkliet.com is disguised as a My Computer window that is embedded into a webpage structure. This is done to trick users into thinking it is legitimate. On the very same webpage, Checkliet.com will conduct a fake online system scan which will automatically report that the system is infested with dangerous malware. Then the victim will be prompted to purchase Virus Protector in order to remove all the harmful malware that was "detected". Do not fall for this scam; Checkliet.com is a malicious websites that promotes illegitimate software.

Posted on March 10, 2010 in Rogue Websites

Antivirus 7

Antivirus 7 screenshot

Antivirus 7 is a rogue anti-virus application. Antivirus 7 is able to enter a system with the help of Trojans that take advantage of backdoors or existing vulnerabilities in a computer system. On infiltrating a system, Antivirus 7 will generate a number of fake system security alerts as well as conduct a bogus system scan which will claim that the machine is infected with numerous malware. Following the security notifications, the victim will be advised to purchase the "full version" of Antivirus 7 in order to remove all the purportedly detected computer threats. Antivirus 7 is not to be trusted; it is actually a computer threat which should be removed upon detection. Antivirus 7 is from...

Posted on March 10, 2010 in Rogue Anti-Virus Program

Adware.Adstechnology

Adware.Adstechnology is an extremely manipulative Adware application that will enter your machine without your knowledge or consent. Once in your system, Adware.Adstechnology will connect to the Internet and monitor and log your browsing practice. Adware.Adstechnology will then display large amounts of extremely intrusive pop-up advertisements that somewhat match your browsing habits. Adware.Adstechnology has also the ability to mutate, thus aggravating its manual removal. Immediate removal of Adware.Adstechnology is strongly recommended.

Posted on March 9, 2010 in Adware

Worm.Win32.Carrier.gv

Worm.Win32.Carrier.gv is a network-aware worm which spreads using existing networks. Worm.Win32.Carrier.gv often requests other malicious files from the Internet to download them on the targeted system. Worm.Win32.Carrier.gv may send out email messages with a built-in SMTP client engine which sends emails to a recipient mail server. Worm.Win32.Carrier.gv should be removed using effective anti-malware software immediately.

Posted on March 9, 2010 in Worms

Generic Downloader.x!dcv

Generic Downloader.x!dcv is a Trojan which is designed to drop various malware infections on a compromised computer. Trojan-Generic Downloader.x!dcv attempts to connect to a distant server to download these additional threats. Use a proven malware remover to terminate Generic Downloader.x!dcv before it wreaks havoc on the system.

Posted on March 9, 2010 in Trojans

W32/Rimecud

W32/Rimecud is a computer worm that spreads via removal USB drives, Yahoo, MSN Messenger, file-sharing networks and other shared network resources. W32/Rimecud injects a malicious code on explorer.exe to run on an infected computer. Use a updated malware remover to terminate W32/Rimecud as soon as it has been detected.

Posted on March 9, 2010 in Worms

BKDR_ARUGIZER.A

BKDR_ARUGIZER.A is a malicious backdoor computer parasite. BKDR_ARUGIZER.A creates registry entries to enable its automatic execution at every system startup. BKDR_ARUGIZER.A will then open ports to listen for remote commands from hackers. BKDR_ARUGIZER.A allows hackers to execute specific commands in the system, thus compromising computer security. Use a reliable anti-malware program to terminate BKDR_ARUGIZER.A.

Posted on March 9, 2010 in Backdoors

Win 7 Guardian 2010

Win 7 Guardian 2010 (also known as Win7Guardian2010) is a rogue anti-spyware program. Win 7 Guardian 2010 is installed through fake anti-malware scanners that download Win7Guardian2010. The fake scanners imitate system scan and display numerous false infections that may damage your computer. Then it recommends downloading Win 7 Guardian2010 to remove the infections which don’t even exist. Use a reliable anti-spyware program to remove Win7Guardian2010 from your system.

Posted on March 9, 2010 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Net-Worm.Koobface!sd6

Net-Worm.Koobface!sd6 is a computer worm which contains characteristics of a notorious worm that spreads through social networking sites. The Koobface worm is clever because it users messages left by so-called friends on social networking sites, so the probability of you clicking on the link is high. The worm fiendishly preys on this user vulnerability. Once the Koobface begins to run, it configures itself to run automatically whenever the system starts, checks for MySpace cookies, and then if it finds them, modifies your profile by adding links to malevolent sites that contain the worm. Avoid clicking on funny video links from unknown MySpace or Facebook users. Use an updated antivirus program to remove this worm from your system.

Posted on March 9, 2010 in Worms