Vista Anti-Spyware 2012

Vista Anti-Spyware 2012 is a misleading security application that will be spread by a Trojan. The said Trojan will infect computer by exploiting software and security vulnerabilities. Once infected, Internet browser of victim’s PC will be hijacked and redirect to a fake security web site where Vista Anti-Spyware 2012 is promoted. There are also instances that this rogue software will be uploaded to web sites that will pretend as multimedia pages that will require visitors to download and install a player before movies can be viewed online. Unknown to them, it was not the player that is being installed, but a copy of Vista Anti-Spyware 2012 virus.

When loaded successfully on the computer, Vista Anti-Spyware 2012 will provide fake alerts and warning messages telling users that computer is infected with various kind of Trojans and viruses. It will repeatedly attempt to clean these threats but a registered version of Vista Anti-Spyware 2012 is always promoted. Without the paid version, complete annoyances is carried out to force users to spend for this useless product. Real solution to this kind of problem is a legitimate anti-malware product as recommended below. Download, install, update and do a complete scan of the infected computer to get rid of Vista Anti-Spyware 2012 and all of its associated files.

Vista Anti-Spyware 2012 Screen Shot:

Technical Details and Additional Information:

Damage Level: Medium

Systems Affected: Windows 9x, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7

Characteristics (Analysis)

Malware Behavior
Vista Anti-Spyware 2012 may install itself with the help of the Trojan. Once it gets inside the computer, it will generate excessive alerts pronouncing security intrusions and virus detection. Ignore these alerts as much as possible. It is part of the overall trick conducted by Vista Anti-Spyware 2012 to force user into obtaining the commercial version of the program. These fake alerts will show the following messages:

Vista Antispyware 2012 Alert
Security Hole Detected!
A program is trying to exploit Windows security holes! Passwords and sensitive data may be stolen. Do you want to block this attack?

Vista Antispyware 2012 Alert
System Hacked!
Unknown program is scanning your system registry right now! Identity theft detected!
Threat: Backdoor.Perl.AEI.16

1 Response

  1. antivirus scan says:

    Thanks! with the help of your article i used to resume and systematize my knowledge at the field of PC maintenance.

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