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

Downloader.Pelfpoi

Downloader.Pelfpoi is a computer Trojan that will download malicious files on the infected computer. Once user runs the Trojan, it will connect to remote server to download executable file and install on the target computer. It will also verify status of the installation by connecting the compromised PC to a predefined URL. More

Bloodhound.Flash.10

Bloodhound.Flash.10 is a generic detection for a potentially harmful files that will take advantage of the Adobe Flash vulnerabilities to be able to carry out attack on compromised computer. File detected as Bloodhound.Flash.10 is deemed dangerous and must be removed immediately from a computer. These threats may be invincible to outdated anti-virus protection so constant update is recommended. More

Trojan.Alworo

Trojan.Alworo is a harmful computer Trojan that will modify the Master Boot Record (MBR) of the infected computer to hide its components and make it unusable. Trojan.Alworo will also try to connect to a remote computer to download configuration files. Infected system may also experience excessive display of pop-up advertisements while browsing the Internet. More

Windows Microsoft Guardian

Windows Microsoft Guardian is a potentially unwanted application that will be distributed by means of a fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert. This untrusted alert will contains fake messages about security status of the PC and state that several virus infections and system problems have occurred. It will advise to download and and install a copy of Windows Microsoft Guardian to be able to solve computer problems. When the program is loaded on to the system, it will react immediately to alter system settings particularly the registry. An entry will be added to run Windows Microsoft Guardian virus each time Windows is started. More

Microsoft Security Center 2012

Microsoft Security Center 2012

Microsoft Security Center 2012 is a fake anti-virus application that will disguise as part of the operating system. Also called as Fake MS Security Center 2012, this bogus application will be spread by a Trojan that is capable of hiding itself from installed security application. The Trojan will look for security vulnerabilities and exploited it to penetrate the system. When inside the PC, it will start modifying Internet Browser to redirect and send victims to fake security web sites. The web site was designed to drop and execute a copy of Microsoft Security Center 2012 virus on visitors computer. More

Trojan.Spamship

Trojan.Spamship is a Trojan horse that was created specifically to send spam email messages. If executed, Trojan.Spamship will modify system registry and add itself as a system service to run itself automatically when Windows is started. The spam email will have an infected attachment that was identified as Trojan.Swifi that will attempt to exploit certain Adobe Flash Player and Adobe Acrobat vulnerability to further infect the computer. More