Besthandycap.com

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Besthandycap.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application System Security 2009. Affiliated trojans infiltrating your system and modifying your browser settings, causes web-surfing activities to be continuously redirected to the Besthandycap.com domain. Here you are subject to a fake online scan that reports various fictitious or exaggerated infection results, all in order to intimidate you into purchasing the System Security 2009 software. In addition, while visiting the Besthandycap.com website, you may be infected with the fake warning message "Warning! You're in danger!" wallpaper.

Posted on April 24, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Futureinternetsecurity.com

Futureinternetsecurity.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application called System Security 2009. Through affiliated trojans that infiltrate your computer via security exploits and modify your browser settings, you will find that your web-surfing activities are redirected to the Futureinternetsecurity.com domain. Here you are subject to a fake online scan that reports numerous fictitious or grossly exaggerated infection results. This is a tactic used to intimidate you into purchasing the System Security 2009 fake software.

Posted on April 20, 2009 in Rogue Websites

WiniBlueSoft

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WiniBlueSoft is a fake antispyware program that use fake scan results to encourage you to purchase their full version. Once installed, WiniBlueSoft, prompts you with outrageous notifications and popup alerts warning you of imaginary spyware or malware infections. WiniBlueSoft is also known to scan your computer and display fake spyware results which can cause further confusion as to whether it is a useful program. WiniBlueSoft uses these tactics to make you believe that you must purchase WiniBlueSoft in order to remove security threats. Do not fall for this mischief. Detection and safe removal of WiniBlueSoft is possible by using a spyware detection and removal tool. WiniBlueSoft should...

Posted on April 19, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Antivirus System 2009

Antivirus System 2009 is a rogue anti-spyware application known to be a clone of Antivir System Pro. Antivirus System 2009 is known to be installed automatically through a Trojan infection without the user's informed consent. Typically this occurs due to visiting a malicious adult website or after downloading illegal software sharing network. Once on the system, the user will begin to recieve numerous fake pop-up messages and notifications warning of an infection on the computer. In addition to this, a Antivirus System 2009 is known to perform system scans that report fictitious infection results, all in order to scare the user into purchasing Antivirus System 2009.

Posted on April 19, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

AV AntiSpyware

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AV Antispyware, also known as AVAntiSpyware, is a rogue anti-spyware program that downloads and installs onto your computer system with the assistance of the Trojan Zlob, that either finds its way into your system through vulnerabilities in your security, or is downloaded and installed onto your computer manually. There is also the chance you may have downloaded AV Antispyware from a rogue website, where false pop-up windows and system scans may have tricked you into purchasing this worthless product on the assumption AV Antispyware would remove your spyware threats.

Posted on April 19, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Onlinescanxpp.com

Onlinescanxpp.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as Antivirus XP Pro. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer through security exploits and modifying browser settings, web-surfing activities are continuously redirected to the Onlinescanxpp.com domain. Here the compromised computer is subject to a fake online scan that reports numerous fictitious or overly exaggerated infection results, in order to intimidate the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover Antivirus XP Pro.

Posted on April 18, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Extra Antivirus

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Extra Antivirus is a malicious application that uses scare tactics to convince you to purchase it's full version. Trojans can be blamed for its delivery to the host system; there are also malicious websites that it can be downloaded from such as Onlineprotect-extraantivir.com, a fake online scan that returns false results stating that the user's computer is heavily infected. A repair on the website is offered upon which Extra Antivirus' setup file is downloaded. This rogue security application is a clone of numerous other fake security tools from the family such as On installation, a seemingly comprehensive scan is performed where more fictitious results accompanied by pop-ups are...

Posted on April 17, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Trojan.Katusha

The Trojan.Katusha Trojan is a malware infection that is typically spread through external memory devices. Trojan.Katusha is designed to steal confidential information and to relay it to a remote server. While Trojan.Katusha is a threat to your privacy, Trojan.Katusha is not particularly difficult to remove. Furthermore, ESG security researchers have identified a Windows update that may result in a false positive detection of Trojan.Katusha. First discovered in spring of 2010, Trojan.Katusha is still relatively isolated and has not infected many computers around the world. This malware threat is designed to infect 32 bit Windows platforms and, like most Trojans, does not have the capacity to spread on its own. Rather, Trojan.Katusha is usually disguised as a benign or useful application which the user himself downloads and installs...

Posted on April 16, 2009 in Trojans

P Antispyware 09

P Antispyware 09 is a rogue anti-spyware program. Using false advertising and fake scan results, P Antispyware 09 attempts to trick the user into purchasing this software in order to protect their system from infection. Specific websites will greet the user with pop-up windows notifying them that their computer is infected. They are then persuaded to run a fake online anti-spyware scanner. This will soon be followed by numerous reports that the system is infected, accompanied by the suggestion that P Antispyware 09 be installed. Once this application has been installed, it will be configured to start automatically when Windows loads. The scan that occurs may report back fictitious results, in an attempt to intimidate the user into purchasing the counterfeit "full" version of P Antispyware 09.

Posted on April 15, 2009 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

VAC Codec

VAC Codec is a fake multimedia player. VAC Codec comes attached with a Trojan virus, and to trick the user into launching VAC Codec, a pop-up notification is received prompting the user to download VAC Codec in order to view a certain adult video content. Once active, this trojan may download additional malware onto the compromised machine, modify system files or open the computer up to remote access by outside attackers.

Posted on April 14, 2009 in Misleading Programs

Iantiviruspro.com

Iantiviruspro.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as Internet Antivirus Pro (also referred to as InternetAntivirusPro). Typically your computer is infiltrated with affiliated trojans that modify your browser settings in order to redirect web-surfing activities to the Iantiviruspro.com domain, where a fake online scanner scans your computer and reports numerous fictitious infection results. This is a scare tactic used to trick you into purchasing the fake spyware remover Internet Antivirus Pro.

Posted on April 14, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Conficker Worm Downloads Rogue Application Spyware Protect 2009

The latest on the activities of the Conficker Worm is the use of infected hosts to download additional software which includes the Spyware Protect 2009 rogue anti-spyware application. Antivirus companies and security research firms are now reporting seeing Conficker infected systems being updated with the rogue application Spyware Protect 2009. What is Spyware Protect 2009? Spyware Protect 2009 is an application designed to use scare tactics through fake popup notifications, bogus scans and system alert messages in hopes to convince a computer user to purchase phony security software. The full Spyware Protect 2009 application is offered as a solution to the threats that it supposedly detects at a price of $49.95. This product is downloaded from a web server in Ukraine and has been one of the very applications that we recommend computer...

Posted on April 14, 2009 in Computer Security

ScanFan4.info

ScanFan4.info is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as Internet Antivirus Pro (also referred to as InternetAntivirusPro). Due to affiliated trojan viruses that penetrate your computer security and modify your browser settings, you will find your web-surfing activities being diverted to the ScanFan4.info web page. Here a fake online scanner will typically report various fictitious infection results in order to intimidate you into purchasing Internet Antivirus Pro.

Posted on April 13, 2009 in Rogue Websites

Virus.Fontra

Virus.Fontra is a virus that usually infects executable or .exe files in folders related to file sharing programs. Virus.Fontra also has the ability to download and execute remote files which could perform other malicious activities without your knowledge. Common peer-to-peer applications such as eMule, Kazaa and Morpheus, are vulnerable to being attacked by the Virus.Fontra infection. To ensure that your system is not compromised, you must remove all traces of Virus.Fontra. Detection and removal of Virus.Fontra may be difficult to perform manually.

Posted on April 11, 2009 in Viruses

Ia-pro.com

Ia-pro.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as Internet Antivirus Pro (or, alternatively, InternetAntivirusPro). Due to trojan viruses that infiltrate your system via security exploits and modify your browser settings, you will find your web-surfing activities being redirected to the Ia-pro.com web page. Here your computer is subject to a fake online scan that reports numerous fictitious infection results, while extensive and aggressive advertising also helps in persuading you to purchase the fake spyware remover Internet Antivirus Pro to help combat these threats.

Posted on April 11, 2009 in Rogue Websites