AntiSpywareMaster

AntiSpywareMaster, AntiSpyware Master or AntiSpywareMaster.com is a malicious and rogue anti-spyware application. AntiSpywareMaster may be installed with the help of Trojans and other malware from the AntiSpywareMaster.com website. AntiSpywareMaster is designed to display deceptive warning messages stating that the user's computer is infected to sell its product. AntiSpywareMaster comes from the same makers of AntispywareDeluxe.

Posted on March 8, 2008 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

WinErrorFixer

Do you have WinErrorFixer? This "WinErrorFixer Removal Guide" article will show you how to identify and remove WinErrorFixer. This guide will be updated as more information is available. WinErrorFixer Detection Test  Run SpyHunter’s Spyware Scanner to check for WinErrorFixer infections on your PC. WinErrorFixer Description WinErrorFixer, also known as WinErrorFixer 2007, is a rogue anti-spyware application that uses deceptive scanning tactics to persuade you to purchase their full version. WinErrorFixer may be brought into your computer by a Trojan, sneaking past weak security system points, or may be downloaded directly from www.WinErrorFixer.com. As soon as WinErrorFixer is installed, it will perform a fake scan that will result in exaggerated threat reports. Below is an example of a fake warning WinErrorFixer may...

Posted on March 8, 2008 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

IEMenuExt

IEMenuExt is an Internet Explorer browser plugin that adds a toolbar with malware and adware. Once installed IEMenuExt monitors and tracks the websites visited by the user. IEMenuExt then sends this information to remote servers where it is used to generate unwanted commercial pop-up ads targeting the user's web browsing activities. IEMenuExt is manually installed and automatically runs on every Windows startup and reboot.

Posted on March 7, 2008 in Browser Plugins

Scanbaseonline.com

Scanbaseonline.com is a rogue website and browser hijacker that promotes the counterfeit application System Security. The user’s PC becomes infected with a Trojan which then redirects their web browser to the rogue website. A pretend scanner will appear and produce false results claiming an exaggerated number of infections. The user will be asked to purchase the full paid version of the System Security program. The user should ignore all warnings and results from this website as they are all fabricated. It is strongly recommended to use reliable anti-spyware software to scan, detect and remove all possible infections promptly. Author of Scanbaseonline.com: Innovagest2000

Posted on March 7, 2008 in Rogue Websites

Registry Defender

Registry Defender screenshot

Registry Defender is a fake registry cleaner that displays misleading and exaggerated warnings about the users system's registry errors. Registry Defender does not pose a serious security threat but is an annoyance. Registry Defender must be installed by you; therefore you may have downloaded the program on its official website, RegistryDefender.com. Once Registry Defender performs its fake scan it will load upon start up, and, after each restart of the system as well as display erroneous warning alerts. If you want to remove Registry Defender from your system you can use the uninstaller that is bundled with the program.

Posted on March 6, 2008 in Misleading Programs

GoInDirect

GoInDirect is a porn dialer that takes control of the user's modem to gain access to pornographic websites and in the process dials high-rate numbers. GoInDirect is usually installed without the user's knowledge or consent.

Posted on March 1, 2008 in Dialers

KGB Keylogger

KGB Keylogger, also known as KGBSpy, is a commercial keylogger that monitors and records every keystroke the user makes. KGB Keylogger is a serious threat since it can be programmed to email the user's keystroke information to whoever installed KGB Keylogger. This can give an attacker sensitive private information such as passwords, emails, chat room conversations, credit card numbers, bank information and websites visited. KGB Keylogger can be installed without the user's knowledge or consent and runs automatically each time the user's PC is started or reboot. It is strongly recommended to use reliable anti-spyware or anti-virus software to detect and remove KGB Keylogger.

Posted on February 27, 2008 in Keyloggers

WinReanimator

WinReanimator is the latest rogue anti-spyware application that may be brought into your computer system by a Trojan, infiltrating your machine via security system cracks, or may be downloaded directly from www.WinReanimator.com. After WinReanimator is executed, it will bombard your desktop with Windows-like threat notifications, such as the following: "Windows has detected spyware infection! It is recommended to use special antispyware tools to prevent data loss. Windows will now download and install the most up-to-date antispyware for you Click here to protect your computer from spyware!" This message is bogus and cannot be trusted. WinReanimator should be removed immediately to prevent further damage to your system.

Posted on February 26, 2008 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Warning! popup

Warning! popup is a fake security warning alert promoted by the rogue anti-spyware application Privacy Components. The alert text reads: "Warning! One or several security components reported some problems! Traces of discreditable files (for example, the history of visiting porno sites) and security vulnerability have been found. Click this notification to eliminate vulnerability immediately!" Once Privacy Components is installed onto the users PC, additional fake pop-ups and alerts will be displayed. The purpose of these fake alerts is to convince the user that their PC is infected so that the user will purchase the full version Privacy Components application. The user should remove the infection without hesitation.

Posted on February 22, 2008 in Fake Error Messages

NaviPromo

NaviPromo is an adware program that may issue numerous unwelcome pop-up advertisements in obsessive order. Through these various pop-up windows, NaviPromo may in fact promote products and malicious software, persuading users to purchase them. NaviPromo is not a legitimate application and should be removed as soon as possible.

Posted on February 21, 2008 in Trojans

Ashaden Pinger

Ashaden Pinger is a flooder, which is a program that overloads an internet connection by methods such as fast pinging, that causes a DoS attack. The Ashaden Pinger constantly sends files to the IP or URL inundating it to the point in which it causes a DoS attack. This can result in the server to crash or significantly slow down the users internet connection speed. The date of origin of the Ashaden Pinger is July, 2003.

Posted on February 20, 2008 in Flooders

AntiSpyKit, ProtejaseuDrive, SuspenzorPC, more - SpyHunter Update v.7.75

SpyHunter Spyware Definitions Update: v.7.75 (02/20/2008) SpyHunter Latest Program Update: v.3.4.9 Keep Your SpyHunter Up to Date New spyware appear almost every day. Updating your SpyHunter regularly can protect you against newly released spyware, adware, worms, trojans and other malicious threats. To use SpyHunter's Instant Definition Update, which provides the latest spyware definition updates and other program updates, go to SpyHunter > Update > Definitions Update. Our Advice: If you currently do not have SpyHunter, it is highly recommended you try SpyHunter's Spyware Scanner. Newly Added Threat List The following new parasites have been added to SpyHunter: Updated Threat List The following parasite threats were updated: Zlob.Trojan VirusHeat ErrorKiller Worm.Stration Trojan.FakeAlert Trojan.Downloader MalwareCrush SecurePCCleaner...

Posted on February 20, 2008 in Database Updates

XP Antivirus 2008

XP Antivirus 2008 is a rogue anti-spyware program, clone of the infamous Antivirus 2008, Antivirus 2008 Pro and Windows Antivirus 2008. XP Antivirus 2008 is usually downloaded and installed without user's knowledge and consent by a Trojan (found on fake video codecs used to view porn videos) through browser security holes, or other dubious mechanisms. XP Antivirus 2008 was created to mislead user's with false positives scan results and alerts. Once XP Antivirus 2008 is installed, it starts scanning the user's computer and will generate exaggerated notifications of imaginary security and privacy risks. XP Antivirus 2008 displays these results in an attempt to deceive user's into purchasing the full XP Antivirus 2008 program. XP Antivirus 2008 may also generate a system slowdown.

Posted on February 19, 2008 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

Cytron

The Cytron trojan displays unexpected commercial pop-up advertisements every time the user surfs the Internet. The parasite is distributed by e-mail. It comes in a letter saying that the user has received an e-card. Once the user clicks on a particular link in the letter, Cytron is secretly installed onto the system without any informed consent.

Posted on February 18, 2008 in Browser Helper Object

AntiMalwareGuard

AntiMalwareGuard screenshot

AntiMalwareGuard is a fake security application that has browser hijacking capabilities. Despite its authentic-looking interface and convincing name, AntiMalwareGuard is a malware infection that is part of a well-known online scam. The main aim of AntiMalwareGuard is to attack the victim's computer and then deceive the victim by making it appear that it is an external malware infection that is causing the attack. The AntiMalwareGuard rogue security program will claim to have the solution for your malware problems, even though AntiMalwareGuard is itself the root of them in the first place. AntiMalwareGuard has been known to be distributed through fake video codecs and fake updates for...

Posted on February 16, 2008 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program