Win Antispyware Center is a malicious Windows security program that pretends to have essential tools such as Virus Scan, Internet Security, Personal Security, Proactive Defense and Firewall. With this configuration on a single program, users can be easily convinced on its power to protect the computer against viruses and other forms of threats. More
XJR Antivirus is a piece of misleading security application or widely known as rogue program. This one is another variant or a successor to AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro. With XJR Antivirus on a computer, a never-ending pop up of security alerts can be experienced detecting threats that are not present on the computer. This technique by XJR Antivirus attempts to deceive computer users into purchasing the licensed version of the program. Another scare tactics by this unwanted application is a local virus scan each time Windows starts. Then, it flashes inducing scan results containing dozens of detected viruses even though computer is clean and free from threats. More
ByteDefender is a computer virus that will pretend as a useful program by naming itself as ByteDefender Security 2010. This way, users may think that it was a legitimate Windows application. In fact, ByteDefender is a malicious program that initiates illegal and damaging activities on the compromised computer. More
MacroVirus is another fake security program that requires immediate removal from an infected computer. However, removing MacroVirus may not be done easily due to the fact that Trojan drops it onto computer without an Add/Remove components for Windows. Some functionality to remove MacroVirus is also disabled by associated malware to prevent it from getting rid from the system. An author of this malware intends to let user purchase the licensed version before removing MacroVirus completely, a ransom-like tactics by the rogue developers. More
Trojan.Win32.Llac.aaf is a Trojan that is capable of dropping and installing another threat on to the infected computer. Trojan.Win32.Llac.aaf or also identified by Microsoft as Worm:Win32/Rebhip.A, may also perform other malicious actions as configured by the Trojan author.
W32.SillyFDC.BDM is a worm that propagates by creating a copy of itself on removable USB and mapped network drives. W32.SillyFDC.BDM executable usually masquerades as a popular computer games to attract victims into running the file.
Damage Level: Low
Systems Affected: Windows 9x, 2000, XP, Windows Vista
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When executed, W32.SillyFDC.BDM will drop a copy of itself on root drive as an executable game file common to many. The worm also modifies registry to add own entries that will allow self-execution at Windows start-up.
To spread W32.SillyFDC.BDM, it will create a duplicate copy on removable USB drive as well as mapped network drives. Random file name is used to avoid duplicate copies and avoid suspicion from infected computer users. For a complete list of file names associated with this worm, please see the “Associated Files and Folder” area.
Trojan.Ascesso.A is a Trojan horse that will spread via spam emails containing a link pointing to a malicious web site where another threat can be acquired unknowingly. Trojan.Ascesso.A gathers email address on the infected computer and sends the same malicious content. It is noted that one goal of this Trojan is to download and execute another threat onto the computer. It injects a code to certain Windows process in order to execute the Trojan code and run it in the background. Some antivirus program can identify the risks. On the other hand, this threat remains discreet on some security software. Thus, it is vital that your computer is equipped with effective anti-virus software. More
SystemArmor is a program created to deceive computer users with vast of pop-up alerts and security warnings. SystemArmor virus intentionally scares user to be able to convince them that a purchase of the registered version is necessary. At first, rogue developers will create a Trojan that can infect a computer by exploiting software vulnerabilities. With this tactic, SystemArmor virus will be able to bypass anti-virus programs installed on victim’s computer. Installation will be unnoticeable and undetectable after the Trojan completely modifies system files and settings. More
Trojan.Crypt.UZD is a deadly Trojan that will download additional malicious programs on infected computer and attempts to communicate with other systems in a network or across the Internet and transmit information. Trojan.Crypt.UZD is a detection for malicious file that were intentionally encrypted in order to hide themselves from antivirus programs. More
W32.Patched.L or also known as Trojan:Win32/Patched.L are malicious files that are usually Windows components patched by a Trojan to perform tasks that may be harmful to a compromised computer. Some of it will disable security, such as the Windows Safe File Check feature. W32.Patched.L also adds parts of its code to a system component and then patches certain functions of the original file to point to an attached code.