Windows Antivirus 2008

Windows Antivirus 2008 Description

Type: Rogue AntiSpyware Programs

Windows Antivirus 2008 or WindowsAntivirus 2008 is a clone of infamous Antivirus 2008 and Antivirus2008Pro. Windows Antivirus 2008 is a rogue anti-spyware program designed to mislead users with false positives scan results and alerts. Once Windows Antivirus 2008 is installed, it starts scanning the user's computer and will generate exaggerated notifications of imaginary security and privacy risks. These tactics are used to persuade the user into purchasing the commercial version of Windows Antivirus 2008 to clean the supposed threats. Windows Antivirus 2008 is often downloaded and installed via Zlob Trojans disguised as video or audio codecs.

Aliases

15 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
TrendMicro TROJ_FAKEAV.KAD
Prevx1 High Risk Cloaked Malware
NOD32 Win32/Adware.Antivirus2008
McAfee-GW-Edition Trojan.FakeAV.BU.3
McAfee Generic FakeAlert.b
K7AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.FraudPack
Fortinet W32/FAKEAV.KAD!tr
F-Secure Trojan.Win32.FraudPack.ges
eTrust-Vet Win32/FakeAV.KK
eSafe Win32.FraudPack.ges
Comodo TrojWare.Win32.FraudPack.ges
ClamAV Trojan.Agent-57199
AVG Generic11.BBKH
Avast Win32:Adware-gen
Authentium W32/Trojan2.EWYE

Technical Information

File System Details

Windows Antivirus 2008 creates the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detection Count
1 wav.exe 4c0ba5050dd98e4855ef4500bb2fd847 0
2 WAV2008Setup[1].exe b33d8e970bb03535794542f9a6c101ba 0
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More Details on Windows Antivirus 2008

The following cookies were found:
  • winavpro
  • windows-av

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