W32.Rontokbro!gen2

W32.Rontokbro!gen2 is a detection method to identify threats that are associated to W32.Ronktokbro@mm family of Trojan. Filse that are detected to be infected with W32.Rontokbro!gen2 are considered malicious and immediate cleaning or removal must be performed. This type of Trojan will spread itself on a network of computers and sends itself on the addresses found on the compromised computer. More

Backdoor.Specfix

Backdoor.Specfix is computer Trojan that will allow a remote attacker to gain access on the contracted computer. A backdoor port will be created by Backdoor.Specfix to manipulate the system and steal information such as IP address, host-name, proxy connection that will be sent to a remote computer. More

Windows Cleaning Tool

Windows Cleaning Tool is a fake anti-virus program specifically created by rogue developers to steal money from innocent victims. Windows Cleaning Tool virus will be distributed by means of unfair marketing method. Web sites are designed to look legitimate and promote Windows Cleaning Tool after performing a virus scan on visitors computer. When installed on the PC, this rogue application will alter system settings and add its entry on the registry. This will give Windows Cleaning Tool virus a place on start-up and automatically provide its local virus scan on the compromised machine. More

The page does not support your version of browser.

The page does not support your version of browser.

“The page does not support your version of browser.” is a fake error page that was part of a rogue program operation. This type of page will attempt to convince user that a problem is occurring in the browser and advise to download a program. User’s may not be aware that this deceiving information could download and install a copy of a rogue security application on the computer. If installed, the rogue application will continuously bombard the screen with fake warning and alert messages for the same purpose. The full message will be shown as: More

Windows Antidanger Center

Windows Antidanger Center was identified as another rogue application that will offer computer optimization and hard drive tools. This type of malicious application is usually distributed by an associated Trojan that were developed specifically for the purpose. This Trojan will target victims with less security and protection. If successfully penetrated a computer, Windows Antidanger Center will place its own entry on the registry that will run itself when Windows is started. A modifications will also be made on Internet browser that will redirect it to unsolicited web sites. More

Backdoor.Quivoe

Backdoor.Quivoe is a Trojan will dropped malicious DLL file and create a registry entry on the infected computer. This threat also has a backdoor capability that will allow a remote attacker to gain unauthorized access on the compromised computer. Affected computer may endure a reduction of system performance due to backdoor operation. It also endangers the privacy of computer users and sensitive data might be stolen. More

Trojan.Shixploit

Trojan.Shixploit is a Trojan that may download additional malicious file by exploiting the  Microsoft Internet Explorer Time Element Uninitialized Memory Remote Code Execution Vulnerability. Trojan.Shixploit is characterized by a malicious HTML file that when viewed with unpatched version of Internet Explorer will download file from a predefined URL.  More

Windows 7 Repair

Windows 7 Repair

Windows 7 Repair is a fake hard drive and system optimization software that was created to mislead computer users with fake information regarding errors on the system. Usually, Windows 7 Repair virus is installed on victims computer without users consent by means of a Trojan that will try to exploit security vulnerabilities. Symptoms that Windows 7 Repair was successfully installed are continuous pop-up of fake alerts and warning messages followed by an advise to obtain the licensed version of the program. Also, browser hijacking is employed that will redirect search results to unknown web sites. More

Windows Vista Repair

Windows Vista Repair

Windows Vista Repair is a fake computer analysis and optimization application that will issue fake error information in order to deceive users about issues present on the system. It was found out that Windows Vista Repair virus will be installed via Trojan that will be introduced on fake error messages when visiting a malicious web sites. These messages will state that problems on the computer was diagnosed and will advise to download the fix by endorsing Windows Vista Repair. When clicked, the rogue application will begin to download and instantly installs on the computer. More

Windows XP Repair

Windows XP Repair

Windows XP Repair is a fake hard drive utility and system optimization program that will be installed on computers without users knowledge. It commonly arrived as a tool coming from malicious web sites. Web site that were designed to propagate Windows XP Repair virus will utilize a drive-by-download method in order to automatically download and install the said program even without users intervention. Once Windows XP Repair is inside the computer, it will modify system files and registry. This will affect system’s operation particularly on start-up. The rogue application will be designated to run when Windows is started. More