Windows XP Fix

Windows XP Fix is yet another fake security application that was developed primarily to generate fake scan results in order to mislead its victims. Windows XP Fix virus can be acquired by visiting maliciously-designed web sites or pages that are contracted with a Trojan. These sites will employ a drive-by-download method and execute a script to automatically infect visitors computer. Once Windows XP Fix is dropped and installed, a bunch of fake alerts and security messages will show up on the scree stating that the system is heavily infected. An attempt to sell the fake AV is push through by means of a fake removal tool. More

Windows Vista Fix

Windows Vista Fix is an unsecured system optimization program that will produce an untrusted PC Performance & Stability report. Windows Vista Fix virus was diagnosed as closely related to Windows XP Recovery rogue software. Fake applications such as this are noramally delivered by means of fake online scanner. Also, fake multimedia web sites are being utilized to spread Windows Vista Fix virus on systems connected via the Internet. Online videos are offered for free viewing but a palyer or multimedia coder/decoder must be downloaded and installed according to its terms. Visitors may not know that the software is actaully an installation file to get Windows Vista Fix up and running on the system. More

Windows Salvor Tool

Windows Salvor Tool

Windows Salvor Tool is a fake anti-virus application that will be distributed by a fake Microsoft Security Essentials alert. Similar to its recent version called Windows Easy Supervisor and Windows System Integrity, this new rogue can incorporate itself on target computer invisibly. Presence of these programs can bring potential damage on the system, particularly on the operation of Windows. Functions like task manager, registry editor and folder options are disabled. Not only that, Windows Salvor Tool virus also forced web browser to visit unsolicited web sites and malicious pages where another type of threat is set to infect victims computer. More

Anti-malware Lab

Anti-malware Lab

Anti-malware Lab is a rogue security application that will be installed on the computer without users consent. This program will commonly distributed by fake security web sites and promoted as a real anti-virus program. Also called as Antimalware Lab virus, it came from the same group who created My Security Shield. These said application will utilize a Trojan infection to be able to penetrate victims system. It maybe hard to prevent even with installed anti-virus application because it uses a rootkit technology where it can hide itself on legitimate system files. More

Windows Easy Supervisor

Windows Easy Supervisor is a fake security and system optimization program that will be introduced on the computer by means of fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert. Although it was already discovered that Windows Easy Supervisor is a virus, it will still be endorsed as a useful application. Several notices will be issued stating about potential threats found on the system. A false security warning will also indicate that errors were detected in the registry. Without knowing that these are just unfair promotional tactics being employed by Windows Easy Supervisor, one can easily fall into this trap and spend for the licensed version of the program. More

Backdoor.Meciv

Backdoor.Meciv can allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access on the infected system. This is possible when it opens a backdoor port and connects to an specified URL. Backdoor.Meciv will also create a registry subkey on Windows to create its own service and run itself when Windows starts. This backdoor Trojan aims to steal sensitive information from the computer like username and password. It targets online banking account of victim.
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Windows System Integrity

Windows System Integrity is a fake program that will promote itself as a trusted application.  This potentially unwanted program belongs to a large group of bogus hard drive optimization tools that currently propagates over the Internet. When Windows System Integrity virus reached a computer, it will begin to display continuous pop-up alerts and false messages indicating that errors were found. It also simulates a local scan and provide fabricated results to further convince its victims that a licensed version is needed to resolve all issues. More

Windows Vulnerabilities Rescuer

Windows Vulnerabilities Rescuer

Windows Vulnerabilities Rescuer is a counterfeit hard drive utility application that was found to be using a Trojan to spread itself. This rogue application can be downloaded and installed without users intervention. Usually, Windows Vulnerabilities Rescuer virus will be introduced as a legitimate application that claims to have found virus on the system. Later, it will prompt to clean it by having the registered version of the program. If user attempts to do so, Internet browser will be pointed to a payment processing web site that will record credit card details of its victims. Once the process have finished, there is no way for buyers to ask for a refund once discovered that Windows Vulnerabilities Rescuer is useless. More

Downloader.Starmal

Downloader.Starmal may be downloaded from a remote server or file-sharing network that comes bundled with modified legitimate program. It was intentionally combined with executable programs to infect users without their knowledge. Once executed, Downloader.Starmal will connect to a remote server and download more threats. Files identified as Downloader.Starmal are considered malicious and must be removed immediately. More

Windows Inviolability System

Windows Inviolability System is a computer threat that can penetrate a system without being detected by an anti-virus program. Windows Inviolability System will fall under the category of rogue security application because of its characteristics and ways to deceive users with false information regarding security of the PC. It is usually delivered by a fake security warnings that will be displayed on contracted web sites. There are also instances that Windows Inviolability System virus can be downloaded from file-sharing networks when it pretends to be a legitimate program and mimic others executable files. Fake multimedia web sites are also known to propagate this kind of virus and will disguise itself as a multimedia player required to view online movies. More