Trojan-Downloader.Agent.hjo

Trojan-Downloader.Agent.hjo is a vile Trojan parasite. Trojan-Downloader.Agent.hjo embeds itself into Windows system processes, enabling it to elude most firewall software. Trojan-Downloader.Agent.hjo will then connect to the Internet and attempt to download additional malware applications onto your computer without your authorization. It is strongly recommended to remove Trojan-Downloader.Agent.hjo from your system as soon as possible.

Posted on February 8, 2008 in Trojan Downloader

Blubster Toolbar

Blubster Toolbar is a malicious adware toolbar. Blubster Toolbar has the ability to install itself secretly and download additional malware applications onto your computer. Blubster Toolbar will also annoy you by generating large amounts of extremely intrusive pop-up advertisements. You should remove Blubster Toolbar from your system with no hesitation.

Posted on February 8, 2008 in Malicious Toolbars

Adware.ActivShop

Adware.ActivShop is an irritating adware application. Adware.ActivShop is promoted to help computer users with online shopping but, in fact, will only make it harder. Adware.ActivShop loads every time you load Internet Explorer and has the ability to self-update secretly. Adware.ActivShop will log your browsing habits and transmit this data to its creators. Adware.ActivShop will also display large amounts of extremely annoying pop-up advertisements. It is strongly recommended to eliminate Adware.ActivShop from your system as soon as possible.

Posted on February 8, 2008 in Adware

Trojan.Dialer.yz

Trojan.Dialer.yz is a Trojan dialer application that is commonly brought into your computer via browser security loopholes or bundled with various malware programs. Once executed, Trojan.Dialer.yz will disconnect you from your dial-up ISP and reconnect you to an expensive phone number. Actions of Trojan.Dialer.yz will result in an enormous phone bill. Immediate removal of Trojan.Dialer.yz is strongly recommended.

Posted on February 8, 2008 in Dialers

Antivirus2009-Scanner.com

Antivirus2009-Scanner.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as Antivirus 2009. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the system and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Antivirus2009-Scanner.com domain. Here the computer is subject to a fake online scan that reports numerous fictitious and exaggerated infection results in order to scare the user into purchasing the fake spywareremover Antivirus 2009.

Posted on February 8, 2008 in Browser Hijackers

Immunizr

Immunizr is a clone of the popular rogue security application SpyShield. This fake security tool is part of a well-known computer scam, which involves convincing gullible computer users to purchase fake security programs. Immunizr has been known to infect computer systems located in Germany, displaying windows, error messages, fake security alerts and an interface that are entirely in German. However, underneath its exterior, Immunizr is no different than the majority of rogue security programs that exist in the present. ESG PC security researchers recommend treating an Immunizr infection as you would remove any other rogue security program. A fully-updated anti-malware application, while running Windows in Safe Mode, will usually take care of most Immunizr infections. However, Immunizr may be associated with other malware attackers....

Posted on February 7, 2008 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

ALOT Toolbar

ALOT Toolbar screenshot

ALOT Toolbar is a malevolent Trojan that embeds itself into your web browser as a Browser Helper Object (BHO). Once executed, ALOT Toolbar will create a search bar in Internet Explorer and redirect your browser to dangerous websites that promote and sell bogus anti-spyware programs. ALOT Toolbar will also attack your desktop with large amounts of extremely intrusive pop-up commercials. Immediate removal of ALOT Toolbar is strongly recommended, since it may not only interfere with your work flow, but also conduce to violation of your privacy and security. ALOT Toolbar was created by a company that markets it as a search engine toolbar. Web search results are apt to being hijacked where the...

Posted on February 7, 2008 in Malicious Toolbars

YouPorn

You need to be weary of YouPorn. This YouPorn spyware cookie is responsible for tracking users' browsing habits and collecting their personal information. The gathered information, which includes everything from past sites visited and user preferences, will ultimately be delivered to the developers behind YouPorn. You as the user have no control over what happens to that information, and who gets their hands on it. Spyware cookies such as YouPorn is responsible for collecting mass data of users' Internet activity then bundling and selling it to unknown entities. Users infected with spyware cookies such as YouPorn are usually unaware of this, and do not even realize their activity is being monitored. In order to remove YouPorn off your PC, you will need the removal power of a powerful antispyware application. Continuously invest in the...

Posted on February 7, 2008 in Cookies

iSearch.DesktopSearch

iSearch.DesktopSearch is a browser plug-in that puts a search box, without the permission or consent of the user, onto the user's desktop: usually on the bottom right hand corner. iSearch.DesktopSearch comes bundled with other malware and generates commercial pop-up advertisements. iSearch.DesktopSearch takes advantage of security weaknesses from CoolWebSearch related sites.

Posted on February 6, 2008 in Browser Plugins

Aenima

Aenima is a mail bomber which is created to distribute massive amounts of anonymous e-mail messages and spam. Aenima has the ability to inundate some PC's as well as overload mail servers and local networks. The malicious spyware must be installed manually. Emails can be sent with altered header, body or attached files. Once infected with Aenima the user's computer instantly becomes an illegal mail server.

Posted on February 3, 2008 in Mail Bombers

Blue Adeptz

Blue Adeptz is a virus and RAT (Remote Administration Tool) application. A hacker infects the user's computer with a "server" program. Upon invading the user's system, a default port 6969 opens leaving the user's PC accessible to and at the mercy of the hacker. The application has a backdoor capacity which permits the hacker to elude security. In addition Blue Adeptz possesses Trojan features to enter and invade the user's system.

Posted on February 3, 2008 in Remote Administration Tools

CmdService

CmdService, or alternatively Command Service, is an adware program that displays targeted pop-up advertisements. CmdService is installed on your computer by a number of drive-by downloaders, including Internet Explorer Plugin. The CmdService End User License Agreement (EULA) reads as follows: "iDownload and/or the Software may, without any further prior notice to you, remove, disable or render inoperative other adware programs resident on your computer, which, in turn, may disable or render inoperative, other software resident on your computer, including software bundled with such adware, or have other adverse impacts on your computer." CmdService may or may not gather data about a user's surfing habits, which may then be sent to third parties including advertisers.

Posted on February 1, 2008 in Adware

Ahorrememoria

Ahorrememoria is a fake defragmenter that is designed to scam the Hispanic community. Following the same pattern of attack as well known rogue defragmenters such as HDD Fix and System Doctor, Ahorrememoria attempts to convince its victims that the infected computer contains severe problems that can only be fixed by purchasing a useless 'full version' of Ahorrememoria. The name 'Ahorrememoria' comes from the two words in Spanish 'Ahorre', which means 'save', and 'Memoria', which translates as memory. Despite its claims to help its users 'save memory', Ahorrememoria has absolutely no way of fixing your computer system. In fact, computer systems running Ahorrememoria will often have severe memory problems, since this rogue defragmenter uses up substantial amounts of system resources such as memory and processing power. Ahorrememoria...

Posted on January 28, 2008 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program

MalwareBot, SchijfBewaker, SecureCleaner, more - SpyHunter Update v.7.55

SpyHunter Spyware Definitions Update: v.7.55 (01/24/2008) SpyHunter Latest Program Update: v.3.3.7 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: ErrorSweeper RegClean NewDotNet Trojan.Vundo Trojan.Downloader IE Defender PurityScan Zlob.Trojan Trojan.BHO.ab...

Posted on January 24, 2008 in Database Updates

MalwareBot

MalwareBot screenshot

MalwareBot is a rogue anti-spyware application that is usually downloaded and installed onto your computer by a Trojan finding its way through browser security holes. As soon as it is installed, it will display notifications of non-existent security and privacy risks and try to trick you into buying the full version. Due to its malicious activities, MalwareBot may slow down your system severely and cause instability. MalwareBot can be highly difficult to remove manually.

Posted on January 24, 2008 in Rogue Anti-Spyware Program