WinActive Antivirus

WinActive Antivirus Description

WinActive Antivirus is a rogue anti-spyware application that attempts to resemble a part of MS Windows operating system. It does this by implementing a logo that looks remarkably similar to a Windows OS logo, while also displaying "Windows Security Center" pop-ups. Typically, WinActive Antivirus is installed onto a computer via trojans or after visiting a malicious website, and once active, WinActive Antivirus generates numerous pop-ups persuading you to purchase the full version of WinActive Antivirus.

Technical Information

Registry Details

WinActive Antivirus creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
RegistryKey
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "WinActive AntiVirus"

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