Lsas.Blaster.Keylogger

Lsas.Blaster.Keylogger (also known as Lsas.Blaster.Keyloger) is a fake security threat displayed in fabricated security notifications by the rogue anti-spyware application called System Security 2009. This counterfeit security alert states that Internet Explorer is infected with the worm Lsas.Blaster.Keylogger and is attempting to send credit card information using Internet Explorer to connect to a remote host. System Security 2009 displays this fake alert in order to intimidate the user into purchasing this fake spyware remover.

Posted on June 12, 2009 in Fake Error Messages

Personal Deluxe Guard

Personal Deluxe Guard (alternatively known as PersonalDeluxeGuard) is a rogue anti-spyware application. Personal Deluxe Guard infiltrates the computer via security vulnerabilities and backdoors provided by affiliated trojans. Once active, Personal Deluxe Guard is configured to start automatically, prompting the user to run a fake online scan. When this scan is complete, fabricated infection reports are displayed, usually intimidating the user into purchasing the rogue spyware remover Personal Deluxe Guard.

Posted on June 11, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Personal Deluxe Protector

Personal Deluxe Protector is a rogue anti-spyware application from the same family as XP Deluxe Protector fake spyware remover. Once installed, Personal Deluxe Protector will be configured to run automatically when Windows starts up. Personal Deluxe Protector will prompt the user to scan the computer. This fake scan typically reports false infection results or grossly exaggerated system problems. It will then be stated that in order to help repair or remove these issues, the user must purchase the Personal Deluxe Protector program.

Posted on June 11, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Email-Worm.Win32/Tanatos.M

Email-Worm.Win32/Tanatos.M, also known as Tanatos.M, is an aggressive worm virus that blocks system security functions in Windows, as well as downloading additional malware onto the hijacked system. Generally, Email-Worm.Win32/Tanatos.M is installed on the computer through corrupt spam e-mail attachments, or via pornographic related web sites. Once active, Win32/Tanatos may degrade system performance and install damaging .exe and .dll files.

Posted on June 11, 2009 in Worms

Tiger Protector Plus

Tiger protector plus (also known as Tiger Protector Plus, Tigerprotectorplus, Tigerprotector plus, and Tiger protectorplus) is a rogue anti-spyware application. Tiger protector plus infiltrates the computer via security vulnerabilities and backdoors provided by affiliated trojans. Once active, Tiger protector plus is configured to start automatically, prompting the user to run a fake online scan. When this scan is complete, fabricated infection reports are displayed, usually intimidating the user into purchasing the rogue spyware remover Tiger protector plus.

Posted on June 11, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Ourbestsecurityshield.com

Ourbestsecurityshield.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as System Security 2009. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer via security exploits and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Ourbestsecurityshield.com domain. Once here, the computer is subject to a fake online scan that displays fictitious and sometimes grossly exaggerated infection results, all in order to intimidate the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover System Security 2009.

Posted on June 11, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Trojan Horse Dropper.Agent.tid

Trojan Horse Dropper.Agent.tid is a trojan virus. Trojan viruses are able to download additional forms of malware onto the compromised computer and should be removed immediately. Trojan Horse Dropper.Agent.tid may also allow remote access to a computer through which unauthorized users are able to steal personal and financial information.

Posted on June 11, 2009 in Trojans

Wind Optimizer

Wind Optimizer screenshot

Wind Optimizer is a rogue Windows optimization software from the same developers as Personal Antivirus, the rogue anti-spyware application. Once installed, Wind Optimizer will be configured to run automatically when Windows starts up. Wind Optimizer will prompt the user to scan the computer. This fake scan typically reports false infection results or grossly exaggerated system problems. It will then be stated that in order to help repair or remove these issues, the user must purchase the Wind Optimizer program.

Posted on June 10, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Protection System

Protection System screenshot

Protection System is a rogue anti-spyware application originating from the family, the same family ofCoreGuard Antivirus 2009 fake spyware remover. Protection System infiltrates the computer via security vulnerabilities and backdoors provided by affiliated trojans. Once active, Protection System is configured to start automatically, prompting the user to run a fake online scan. When this scan is complete, fabricated infection reports are displayed, usually intimidating the user into purchasing the rogue spyware remover Protection System. Protection System has various clones among its family members that include

Posted on June 10, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Barracuda Antivirus

If you've never heard of Barracuda Antivirus, don't assume that means you can ignore Barracuda Antivirus as a threat. Barracuda Antivirus is an ancestor (and one of the older members) of the huge malware family that includes AntiVira Av, which is at present an extremely prevalent threat. In order to understand Barracuda Antivirus, a general description is in order, despite the age of this rogue anti-virus application. Signs of Barracuda Antivirus Infection Barracuda Antivirus causes symptoms that are, by now, nothing out of the ordinary for fake security software. Barracuda Antivirus changes the registry, configuring itself to run every time Windows starts; so the first time you see Barracuda Antivirus will be the first time you restart Windows after Barracuda Antivirus installs itself. Then, at startup, Barracuda Antivirus will show...

Posted on June 9, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Antimalwareonlinescannerv3.com

Antimalwareonlinescannerv3.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as Personal Antivirus. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer via security exploits and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Antimalwareonlinescannerv3.com domain. Once here, the computer is subject to a fake online scan that displays fictitious and sometimes grossly exaggerated infection results, all in order to intimidate the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover Personal Antivirus.

Posted on June 9, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Safetywebspace.com

Safetywebspace.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as Personal Antivirus. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer via security exploits and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Safetywebspace.com domain. Once here, the computer is subject to a fake online scan that displays fictitious and sometimes grossly exaggerated infection results, all in order to trick the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover Personal Antivirus.

Posted on June 9, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Aboutdot.info

Aboutdot.info is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as System Security 2009. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer via security exploits and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Aboutdot.info domain. Once here, the computer is subject to a fake online scan that displays fictitious and sometimes grossly exaggerated infection results, all in order to intimidate the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover System Security 2009.

Posted on June 8, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Scan-virusremover2009.com

Scan-virusremover2009.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware program known as System Security 2009. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer via security exploits and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Scan-virusremover2009.com domain. Once here, the computer is subject to a fake online scan that displays fictitious and sometimes grossly exaggerated infection results, all in order to intimidate the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover System Security 2009.

Posted on June 8, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Antimalware-internet-scanv3.com

Antimalware-internet-scanv3.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as Personal Antivirus. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer via security exploits and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Antimalware-internet-scanv3.com domain. Once here, the computer is subject to a fake online scan that displays fictitious and sometimes grossly exaggerated infection results, all in order to intimidate the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover Personal Antivirus.

Posted on June 8, 2009 in Rogue Websites