Powerantivirusscannerv2.com

Powerantivirusscannerv2.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application called Personal Antivirus. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer via security exploits and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Powerantivirusscannerv2.com domain. Here the computer is subject to a fake online scan that displays fictitious and sometimes grossly exaggerated infection results in order to persuade the user to purchase the fake spyware remover known as Personal Antivirus.

Posted on June 1, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Antivirus Doktor 2009

Antivirus Doktor 2009 screenshot

Antivirus Doktor 2009 is a misleading anti-spyware application that appears to be a clone of Registry Doktor 2009. Antivirus Doktor 2009 displays misleading and exaggerated results about the users system's registry errors. You may have downloaded Antivirus Doktor 2009 on its official website, antivirus-doktor.com. Once Antivirus Doktor 2009 runs a scan, it reports imaginary registry errors. If you want to remove Antivirus Doktor 2009 from your computer, you can use the uninstaller that is provided with the program.

Posted on May 29, 2009 in Misleading Programs

Universal-antivirus.com

Universal-antivirus.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 vulnerabilities and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Universal-antivirus.com domain. Here the computer is subject to a fake online scan that typically reports numerous fictitious and grossly exaggerated infection results, in order to frighten users into purchasing the fake spyware remover System Security 2009.

Posted on May 29, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Getantivirusplus09.com

Getantivirusplus09.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application called Antivirus Plus (alternatively known as Antivirus+). Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer via security exploits and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Getantivirusplus09.com domain. Here the computer is subject to a fake online scan that usually reports fictitious and grossly exaggerated infection results in order to intimidate the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover Antivirus Plus.

Posted on May 29, 2009 in Rogue Websites

'Spyware Protect 2009 Alert' Fake Message

If 'Spyware Protect 2009' Alert is received on a computer, this typically means that the system is infected with a Spyware Protect 2009 malware. This fake warning is displayed in order to scare the user into purchasing the rogue anti-spyware program Spyware Protect 2009. The 'Spyware Protect 2009' fake alter message reads as follows: "Infiltration Alert Your computer is being attacked by an Internet Virus. It could be a password-stealing attack, a Trojan-dropper or similar. Threat: BankerFox.A Do you want to block this attack?"

Posted on May 29, 2009 in Fake Error Messages

VSCodec PRO

VSCodec PRO is a fake video codec promising increased quality of media files, but not delivering. In fact, VSCodec PRO may in fact cause problems with the sound settings, while displaying numerous false alert messages. One such fictitious security notification may read: "Fatal Error. Media system on your computer is corrupt. Update your sound and video codec immediately to resolve this issue." Following this prompt will cause you to be redirected to the VSCodec-Pro.com/purchase.html domain, where you are persuaded to purchase this malicious program.

Posted on May 28, 2009 in Misleading Programs

Packed.Tdss

Packed.Tdss is a Rootkit Trojan, which means it conceals its own presence and the presence of affiliate malware programs on the compromised computer. Therefore, Packed.Tdss is not easily detectable and quite hard to remove. Usually, Packed.Tdss uses system security backdoors and firewall flaws to infiltrate a computer. Once inside and active, Packed.Tdss begins downloading, installing and promoting additional malicious software onto the infected machine. Packed.Tdss then opens illicit connections for unauthorized users to gain access to your most sensitive data, such as passwords, logins, financial information, etc. In addition to the above features of Packed.Tdss Trojan, it is also capable of mutating and rapidly spreading through networks and coping itself to removable drives.

Posted on May 28, 2009 in Trojans

Securityonlinesite.com

Securityonlinesite.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application called System Security 2009. Due to affiliated trojans infiltratingt he computer via security exploits and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Securityonlinesite.com domain. Here the computer is subject to a fake online scan that reports fictitious and sometimes grossly exaggerated infection results, in order to intimidate the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover System Security 2009.

Posted on May 28, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Fuzfle CL

Fuzfle CL (also known as Generic Dropper.av by McAfee, Trojan-Dropper.Win32.Agent.fun by Kaspersky, and Infostealer by Symantec) is a Trojan using rootkit techniques to become active in a computer while remaining concealed from both the user and any malware detection programs being used. The main purpose of Fuzfle CL is to gain control of the user's system while sending login, password and financial information to a remote server. This invariably always leads to identity theft.

Posted on May 27, 2009 in Trojans

Installdiskscaner.net

Installdiskscaner.net is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as System Security 2009. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer through security vulnerabilities and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Installdiskscaner.net domain. Here the computer is subject to a fake online scan that reports fictitious and sometimes grossly exaggerated infection results, all in order to intimidate the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover System Security 2009. Author of Installdiskscaner.net: Innovagest2000

Posted on May 27, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Trojan.Agent.amjj

Trojan.Agent.amjj typically infiltrates a system via security vulnerabilities, though sometimes it may be installed manually, without a user's knowledge or permission. Once installed, Trojan.Agent.amjj may compromise a machine further by downloading and installing additional malware onto the computer. Login and password information, as well as personal and financial data, is at risk of being sent to an unauthorized user who may use this knowledge to perform forged identity crimes.

Posted on May 27, 2009 in Trojans

Wowpa KI

Wowpa KI (also known as Trojan-GameThief.Win32.WOW.fqt and Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.biho by Kaspersky, PWS-Mmorpg.gen and Generic Downloader.x by McAfee, Mal/Generic-A by Sophos, and Infostealer.Gampass by Symantec) is a Trojan that infiltrates a computer through security vulnerabilities. As soon as Wowpa KI is installed and active in the system, Wowpa KI steals login and password information, sending it to a remote server. This invariably leads to identity theft.

Posted on May 27, 2009 in Trojans

Trojan.Clicker.VB.cvt

Trojan.Clicker.VB.cvt is a computer infection that is known to slip into a system through a browser exploit or security hole. Trojan.Clicker.VB.cvt, once installed, may compromise personal information stored on the computer allowing a remote attacker to gain access to it. In addition to Trojan.Clicker.VB.cvt allowing hackers access, it may install additional malicious applications or files onto the system without any informed consent. Trojan.Clicker.VB.cvt may be difficult to manually detect or remove in many cases.

Posted on May 27, 2009 in Trojans

Virusinfocheck.com

Virusinfocheck.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as Personal Antivirus. Typically intruding Trojan viruses will modify your browser settings in order to redirect your web-surfing activities to the virusinfocheck.com domain, where a false online scan of your computer reports fabricated infection results. This is to ensure you are intimidated enough to purchase and install Personal Antivirus.

Posted on May 27, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Trojan.Downloader.Nonaco

Trojan.Downloader.Nonaco is a harmful downloader trojan horse, a modification of the destructive Nonaco trojan horse family. TrojanDownloader:Win32/Nonaco is usually spread via unknown spam e-mail attachments, suspicious shareware and file sharing utilities or via porn adult websites. Once trojan horse Nonaco is inside a system it will install 784953.dll, 219725.dll payloads and download additional malware infections onto the infected system.

Posted on May 27, 2009 in Trojans