Power Antivirus 2009

Power Antivirus 2009 Description

ScreenshotPower Antivirus 2009 or PowerAntivirus2009, is a rogue anti-spyware program and a clone of Win Antivirus 2008. Power Antivirus 2009 uses Win Antivirus 2008's same interface and it's even promoted by the same website, power-antivirus-2009.com. Power Antivirus 2009 may install in the user's computer system through a Trojan or the user may have downloaded it by mistake.

Once installed, Power Antivirus 2009 generates fake popups and system alert messages stating the user's computer is infected with spyware. Power Antivirus 2009 is also able to generate a rogue computer system scan and display erroneous spyware results. These scare tactics are only used by Power Antivirus 2009 to push the user into purchasing Power Antivirus 2009's full version.

Power Antivirus 2009 is an upgrade of rogue Win Antivirus 2008. Power Antivirus 2009 is a threat to the user's privacy.

Aliases: Adware.PowerAntivirus2009.R.706560, Hoax.Win32.PowerAntivirus2009.aj, Trojan.Fakeavalert [Symantec], Antivirus Plus [Sunbelt], Troj/FakeAv-BM [Sophos], High Risk Fraudulent Security Program [Prevx1], Trojan.Fakeavalert!sd6, Trojan.Dropper.Fraud.Antivir64 [McAfee-GW-Edition], potentially unwanted program Generic PUP [McAfee], not-a-virus:FraudTool.Win32.PowerAntivirus2009.aj [Kaspersky], Generic.Win32.Malware.Antivirus2009 [Ikarus], W32/FakeAv.BM!tr [Fortinet], TXT/Antivirus2008.B.dropper [F-Secure], Win32/FakeAV!generic [eTrust-Vet] and Suspicious File [eSafe].

Technical Information

Screenshots & Other Imagery

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Power Antivirus 2009 Video

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File System Details

Power Antivirus 2009 creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5
1 PWASetup[1].exe 1,067,044 cb9fed36e3ef01847aec5bbeba76460d
2 Power-Antivirus-2009.exe 706,560 8bb859824df2a4492877dd99d2437f8d
3 Install[1].exe 790,960 4d9c21d8bec0a34dbe6fb6e47c16b704
More files

Registry Details

Power Antivirus 2009 creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Directory
%AppData%\Power-Antivirus-2009

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