VBS/Runner.8192 is a Trojan that is typically unknowingly downloaded with other malicious programs. VBS/Runner.8192 may download and execute other malicious programs on a compromised computer. VBS/Runner.8192 may also attempt to steal a victim's confidential information and send itself to users on a victim's e-mail list. The manual removal of VBS/Runner.8192 is not an easy task; rather use an antispyware program to completely remove VBS/Runner.8192.

Posted on November 19, 2009 in Trojans


Adware.eZula is a software application that displays unsolicited advertisements. Adware.eZula modifies pages viewed with Internet Explorer and may also add additional links to certain keywords that are targeted by advertisers. Adware.eZula may display adverts in the form of pop-up windows, web page banners or they can be integrated in search results. Adware.eZula can be uninstalled manually or with the help of a security tool.

Posted on November 19, 2009 in Adware


Refpron.gen.i is a Trojan that will run in the background of a computer when executed by an unsuspecting user. Refpron.gen.i may enter a user's machine via infected spam mail attachments or browser security holes. Refpron.gen.i may also download other dangerous files onto a victim's machine. A reliable anti-spyware application may be required to remove Refpron.gen.i.

Posted on November 19, 2009 in Trojans


Mal/VBBanc-A is a dangerous banking Trojan that should be removed immediately after detection. Mal/VBBanc-A may access a user's system through malicious websites or drive-by downloads. Mal/VBBanc-A typically steals sensitive user banking details and sends them to a remote attacker, who may utilize the data to commit Identity Theft.

Posted on November 19, 2009 in Trojans


Patched-RarSFX is a malicious Trojan that may attempt to download additional malware onto a compromised machine. Patched-RarSFX is able to secretly enter a computer system and run in the background without a user's permission. Patched-RarSFX may steal sensitive data from an infected PC and block a victim's access to security websites. Patched-RarSFX can be completely removed with a legitimate security tool.

Posted on November 19, 2009 in Trojans


TROJ_MALAGENT.HG is a Trojan horse program that is often unknowingly installed by unsuspecting users. TROJ_MALAGENT.HG may enter a computer through infected downloads or contaminated e-mail attachments. Once inside a victim's machine, TROJ_MALAGENT.HG may modify the system settings to ensure that it is executed with every system start-up. Users can use an anti-spyware program to detect and remove TROJ_MALAGENT.HG.

Posted on November 19, 2009 in Trojans


Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Agent.aymt stores and drops malicious payloads onto unsuspecting user's computers. Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Agent.aymt spreads via the exploitation program vulnerabilities and unsolicited e-mail attachments or links. Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Agent.aymt may negatively impact the operation of your PC as well as put your crucial data at risk.

Posted on November 19, 2009 in Trojans

The Twilight Saga New Moon Fans Targeted In Internet Scam

It never stops, the constant abuse of popular subject matter used by cybercriminals to poison internet search results with malicious links. This time the fans of the new Twilight movie are the target. The new movie "The Twilight Saga: New Moon" comes out Friday and hackers are already infecting search results related to the newest saga to come out of the Twilight series of films. Cybercriminals have laced search engine results with malware in the past as they usually look for popular subject matters to focus in on. What better topic to focus on than the potential blockbuster movie "The Twilight Saga: New Moon"? Unsuspecting fans of Twilight may end up on a phishing site that steals personal information if they are not careful. SEO poisoning techniques are currently being used to spoof a website that offers an interview with Stephanie...

Posted on November 18, 2009 in Computer Security

Notorious Zbot Banking Trojan Ramping Up To Flood Inboxes With Malware

Malware hackers are commencing new efforts to infect computer users with the notorious Zbot (or Zeus) banking Trojan again which means we could be facing an epidemic of online banking theft. We have noticed that the spam campaigning hackers are busy attempting to inform users through email that their email accounts have been deactivated and instructs them to run a file which is, as you may have already guessed, an infected attachment that installs malware on the user's computer. Malicious emails containing the subject line "your mailbox has been deactivated" which claims that the user will be contacted in regard to unusual activity identified on their mailbox. The messages read: "As a result, your mailbox has been deactivated. To restore your mailbox, you are required to extract and run the attached mailbox utility." The corrupt emails...

Posted on November 18, 2009 in Computer Security

Clearway Shield

Clearway Shield is a rogue anti-spyware program that should be removed with a legitimate security application if detected. Clearway Shield generally spreads via Trojans that will enter a system and perform fake scans that will detect certain files as computer threats. Clearway Shield may also bombard a victim with frequent pop-ups and warning messages, recommending the victim to purchase Clearway Shield. Clearway Shield will only diminish the operation of your system and trick you out of your money.

Posted on November 18, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Smooth Defender 2009

Smooth Defender 2009 is a fake spyware detection and removal program that spreads with the help of sneaky Trojans. Once Smooth Defender 2009 has accessed a computer system, it will conduct fake system scans and display frequent pop-ups or fabricated virus alert notifications. Victims will then be advised to purchase Smooth Defender 2009 in order to completely remove all the purportedly detected parasites. Smooth Defender 2009 does not possess the ability to detect or remove any computer threats. Ensure that you do not download or purchase Smooth Defender 2009.

Posted on November 18, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program


Application.Coopen is an application that is able to modify a user's Active Desktop background. Application.Coopen may display adware characteristics and deliver potentially unwanted advertisements to a compromised PC. Application.Coopen may also gather information such as internet browser usage and send it to an unknown server. Application.Coopen can be automatically removed with computer security tool.

Posted on November 18, 2009 in Adware


Win32.SuspectCrc is a Trojan program that targets Windows operating systems. Win32.SuspectCrc is able to spread via unwanted spam e-mail attachments or infected program downloads. Win32.SuspectCrc may install other dangerous malware onto a compromised PC. Manually removing Win32.SuspectCrc is not recommended; a recognized security application should completely remove Win32.SuspectCrc from your system.

Posted on November 18, 2009 in Trojans


Trojan.Dialer.QB performs malicious activities under the pretense of a legitimate program. Trojan.Dialer.QB may run in the background of a system without a user's awareness and download other malicious programs such as keyloggers. Trojan.Dialer.QB may also secretly use a victim's computer as a modem to connect to an online service. Trojan.Dialer.QB will severely damage your computer system if you do not remove it promptly.

Posted on November 18, 2009 in Trojans


Trojan.Win32.FraudPack.zwr may cause great damage to an infected system or its network environment by downloading additional parasites. Once Trojan.Win32.FraudPack.zwr has gained access to a system, it may modify the registry in order for it to run with every Windows start-up. Trojan.Win32.FraudPack.zwr may also activate the display of malicious pop-ups that advertise rogue security applications. Trojan.Win32.FraudPack.zwr may severely affect your computer's performance.

Posted on November 18, 2009 in Trojans