Antivirus Live

Antivirus Live is a misleading security program from the family. With the help of sneaky backdoor Trojans, Antivirus Live is able to spread to different computer systems. Antivirus Live scares users into purchasing its bogus security program by producing fake scan results of alarming parasite infections on a PC. The display of multiple pop-ups also assists Antivirus Live into persuading the computer user to purchase the conveniently recommended and useless Antivirus Live. Antivirus Live may also disable certain security settings and block its removal via the Control Panel or Safe Mode. Removing Antivirus Live with a legitimate anti-virus program is strongly advised. The Antivirus Live family has numerous members. Among these members are

Posted on November 13, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Virus Program

Enterprise Suite

Enterprise Suite screenshot

Enterprise Suite is a fake anti-spyware program and part of a huge family of rogue security applications called . Trojans are used to surreptitiously get Enterprise Suite onto a user's computer. Trojans may access a computer via infected websites or bundled with other parasites. Enterprise Suite will conduct a bogus system scan, once Enterprise Suite has infiltrated a system. The scan will report that the computer is severely infected with malware in order to scare the user into purchasing the rogue anti-spyware program called Enterprise Suite. All scan reports, warnings and pop-ups displayed by Enterprise Suite are fabricated. Uninstall Enterprise Suite from your computer immediately....

Posted on November 13, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Troj/Clopack-A

Troj/Clopack-A often manages to infiltrate a user's computer under false pretenses, usually without the user's knowledge or permission. Upon installation, Troj/Clopack-A may install more dangerous parasites onto a compromised computer. Troj/Clopack-A may put a victim's stored information at risk of Identity theft; remove Troj/Clopack-A as soon as possible.

Posted on November 13, 2009 in Trojans

Gen.AdWare

Gen.AdWare is an adware program that displays potentially unwanted advertising banners and pop-ups. Gen.AdWare generally spreads via unsolicited e-mail attachments or links, infected media codecs or porn related websites. Gen.AdWare may also record a user's browsing habits or collect other sensitive information. Users may uninstall Gen.AdWare with an anti-spyware program to prevent damage to system data.

Posted on November 13, 2009 in Adware

Net-Worm.Spybot

Net-Worm.Spybot is a network worm that may replicate across networks by exploiting known vulnerabilities. Net-Worm.Spybot may also modify the Hosts file in order to prevent a victim from accessing certain security websites. Net-Worm.Spybot may be involved in botnet activities therefore it is best to remove Net-Worm.Spybot immediately after it is detected.

Posted on November 13, 2009 in Worms

Mal/BHO-J

Mal/BHO-J is a malicious program that registers itself as a Browser Helper Object in order to avoid detection. Once inside a system, Mal/BHO-J may communicate with a remote server and install additional malware onto a compromised computer. Mal/BHO-J can be detected and removed with a reliable security application.

Posted on November 13, 2009 in Malware

Mal/EncPk-AO

Mal/EncPk-AO is a Trojan program that has been packed with a protection system generally utilized by malware creators. Mal/EncPk-AO may provide remote attackers with unauthorized access to a computer system, putting the computer at risk of becoming part of a botnet. Mal/EncPk-AO is a threat that should not remain on your PC.

Posted on November 13, 2009 in Trojans

Mal/Horst

Mal/Horst is from a family of downloading Trojans. Mal/Horst may access a user's computer system via malicious drive-by downloads or unsolicited e-mails. Mal/Horst may give remote attackers access to a victim's system, allowing them to steal confidential information. Remote attackers may also install additional infections onto a compromised computer. Mal/Horst is a danger to your computer system and the data stored on it.

Posted on November 13, 2009 in Trojans

Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Xanda.a

Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Xanda.a contains malicious software that it drops and installs onto a victim's computer. Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Xanda.a may download a backdoor onto a compromised PC, giving remote attackers access to the system. Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Xanda.a may also surreptitiously turn a compromised PC into a bot that is used for other malicious activities. Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Xanda.a is a security threat that must be removed.

Posted on November 13, 2009 in Trojan Downloader

VirTool.Win32.VBInject

VirTool.Win32.VBInject is a Trojan that may be used by malware as an obfuscator. VirTool.Win32.VBInject may prevent the detection and examination of malware code it is applied to. Also, VirTool.Win32.VBInject may download additional parasites onto a compromised computer. It is not recommended to manually remove VirTool.Win32.VBInject; remove VirTool.Win32.VBInject with an effective anti-spyware program immediately after detection.

Posted on November 13, 2009 in Trojans

FireEye Strikes a Mighty Blow Against Ozdok/Mega-D Spam Botnet

A notorious botnet, responsible for almost a third of the world's spam emails, has been destroyed by a security firm. Most computer users may not notice the destruction of the botnet Ozdok due to the fact that most of it's IPs have already been blacklisted by most email services. Ozdok, dubbed Mega-D, was the leader of the spambot pack, spewing 32% of the world's spam, according to reliable spamtraps. Just recently the security firm FireEye, was able to put an end to this spam menacing botnet eliminating, at least for some time, the spread of a large number of spam messsages over the Internet. FireEye should however be praised for their efforts as the small company proved capable of dismantling what was found to be a large operation with lots of cash at their disposal. How Did Ozdok Meet its Demise? Ozdok boasted plenty of protection...

Posted on November 12, 2009 in Computer Security

AntiAID

AntiAID screenshot

AntiAID is a fake anti-spyware application from the same family as WiniBlueSoft. AntiAID was created with a slightly different graphical user interface than previous rogueware in its family. AntiAID generally spreads through infected video codecs or flash updates. Once AntiAID has managed to enter a system, it will conduct a fake system scan on a user's system. The scan will display exaggerated results of virus infections, followed by frequent displays of annoying pop-ups and recommendations to purchase the full version of AntiAID. AntiAID and all its related notifications are not to be trusted.

Posted on November 12, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Antiaid.com

Antiaid.com is a malicious domain that advertises the rogue anti-spyware program AntiAID. Users will only encounter Antiaid.com if they have previously been infected with a stealthy Trojan related to the infection. Antiaid.com presents the fake security tool, AntiAID, as a reliable tool that can remove parasites. Antiaid.com contains misleading information; do not be fooled into purchasing the AntiAID rogueware.

Posted on November 12, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Osawarepro2009.microsoft.com

Osawarepro2009.microsoft.com is a malicious web page that promotes the fake anti-spyware program Antivirus System PRO. Sneaky Trojans help spread Osawarepro2009.microsoft.com by surreptitiously infecting users' systems. On entering a system, Osawarepro2009.microsoft.com will display a fake warning that the victim is browsing an infected website. The victim will then be advised to purchase Antivirus System PRO in order to continue browsing safely. Osawarepro2009.microsoft.com and Antivirus System PRO are not to be trusted and should be removed with a recognized security application immediately.

Posted on November 12, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Backdoor:WinNT/Festi.A

Backdoor:WinNT/Festi.A is classified as a backdoor Trojan that allows remote attackers access to a victim's computer system. Backdoor:WinNT/Festi.A may distribute itself via contaminated e-mail attachments or infected websites. Backdoor:WinNT/Festi.A may also be involved in malicious botnet activities, therefore it is recommended to remove Backdoor:WinNT/Festi.A as soon as possible.

Posted on November 12, 2009 in Trojans