Worm.Folstart.A

Posted: May 31, 2011 | Category: Worms | Threat Level: 5/10
Worm.Folstart.A is a worm that spreads from one computer to another via removable media. Although Worm.Folstart.A does not infect the system files directly, it can modify a variety of system settings based on the attacker's wishes. Worm.Folstart.A enters the targeted computer system without a PC user's permission and knowledge. Once executed, Worm.Folstart.A drops malicious processes. The main way for Worm.Folstart.A to proliferate is to exploit removable storage strives. Worm.Folstart.A queries a certain registry entry to check if there are any USB devices connected to the PC. Once a...

Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.bumi

Posted: May 31, 2011 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 8/10
Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.bumin is a dangerous computer trojan that propagates mainly through by file bundle, downloader, web pages linked to trojans, etc. When a computer is affected by Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.bumin, it will insert many more other trojans from appointed websites onto a machine, and a web browser will be hijacked by those malicious websites. Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.bumi consumes a lot of computer resources and automatically connects to certain web pages without your consent. File System Modifications The following files were created in the...

Trojan-PSW.Win32.OnLineGames.eoaw

Posted: May 31, 2011 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 8/10
Trojan-PSW.Win32.OnLineGames.eoawn is a malicious computer trojan that tries to disguise itself through packed way of UPX.Trojan-PSW.Win32.OnLineGames.eoawn. Trojan-PSW.Win32.OnLineGames.eoawn propagates mainly through the file bundle, downloader, webpages linked to trojan infections, etc. The main aim of Trojan-PSW.Win32.OnLineGames.eoawn is to steal user's game account and personal information. When a computer is corrupted by Trojan-PSW.Win32.OnLineGames.eoawn, a PC system would be slowed down, and there would be numerous unidentified applications. Trojan-PSW.Win32.OnLineGames.eoaw...

Rotinom.B

Posted: May 31, 2011 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 8/10
Trojan.Rotinom.B is a Trojan that infects Windows PCs. Trojan.Rotinom.B spreads via network based bundled/encrypted downloads, USB drive based malware installations and many others ways. Trojan.Rotinom.B may be difficult to find and remove from the infected computer system because it does not have an interface, and its malicious files can be disguised from deletion using the feature of the associated rootkit. Trojan.Rotinom.B can create security backdoors for other malicious programs, because it has access to uncontrolled Internet connection. Trojan.Rotinom.B's setup can be distributed...

Adware.IEhlpr

Posted: May 30, 2011 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Adware.IEhlpr is a malicious adware application which occurs as a form of Internet Explorer browser helper object in the targeted computer that shows advertisements. Adware.IEhlpr often creates popups, toolbars, etc. Adware.IEhlpr intends to gather information about users and transmit it to host computers without a user's knowledge and permission. Adware.IEhlpr can also open up a backdoor through which the hacker can obtain access to any data collected on your computer, such as personal and financial information. In some cases, Adware.IEhlpr may gather your personal or your computer's...

Email-Worm.Warezov!sd5

Posted: May 30, 2011 | Category: Worms | Threat Level: 5/10
Email-Worm.Warezov!sd5 is a malignant computer worm which is able to change other files by corrupting, prepending, or overwriting them with its own body. Email-Worm.Warezov!sd5 can also damage necessary system files, making the computer exposed to external more serious threats. Email-Worm.Warezov!sd5 also reduces security settings by deleting security-related services making computer more vulnerable to the additional malware threats. Email-Worm.Warezov.G!rem is activated once the user starts the attached file by clicking on the attachment. Email-Worm.Warezov!sd5 is a dangerous risk that...

Mal/Emogen-B

Posted: May 30, 2011 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 8/10
Mal/Emogen-B is a hazardous trojan infection which is able to steal personal data gathered on an affected computer and sends the collected information to remote servers. Mal/Emogen-B allows hackers gain remote access to a corrupted computer system, and then execute lots of operations there. Mal/Emogen-B is able to download other malware threats from the web to the infected computer without a victim's consent. Mal/Emogen-B will infect files and programs, steal a user's private details, change system settings or drop backdoors to the PC system. Mal/Emogen-B should be removed as quickly as...

VirTool:Win32/Obfuscator.XZ

Posted: May 30, 2011 | Category: Viruses | Threat Level: 8/10
VirTool:Win32/Obfuscator.XZ is a harmful computer virus intentionally hushes up its actual tasks. VirTool:Win32/Obfuscator.XZ masks virus scanner by using misleading encoding and disguising its processes. Also, VirTool:Win32/Obfuscator.XZ tries to make an impression of an application that adheres system rules and regulations. If a computer system protector is not so hard to block VirTool:Win32/Obfuscator.XZ, it executes its tasks without let or hindrance. The various tasks involve data theft, browser redirecting to malicious websites, etc.

Elvdeng

Posted: May 27, 2011 | Category: Viruses | Threat Level: 8/10
Win32/Elvdeng.D is just one component of the browser hijacker Trojan Elvdeng. Win32/Elvdeng.D will indulge in typical browser hijacker behavior like creating pop-ups and changing your homepage, and may also place website shortcuts on your desktop. Win32/Elvdeng.D can attack many different popular and less popular browsers and infect native memory processes to avoid being detected. If you suspect that you have Win32/Elvdeng.D or one of Elvdeng's other components on your PC, waste no time in rebooting in Safe Mode and using appropriate anti-virus software. Recognizing a Win32/Elvdeng.D...

Email-Worm.Mydoom.B!rem

Posted: May 27, 2011 | Category: Worms | Threat Level: 5/10
Email-Worm.Mydoom.B!rem is a malicious computer worm generated by hackers, which can copy itself from one computer to another thus spreading without any user's interruption. Once Email-Worm.Mydoom.B!rem installs onto your machine, it disguises itself in root of the system and it becomes complicated for anti-virus software to detect and remove it. Email-Worm.Mydoom.B!rem may attack the targeted user's PC with numerous fake advertisements and pop-up alerts and messages. As Email-Worm.Mydoom.B!rem downloaded its corrupt files on to your computer, it may start working slowly and ineffectively....

Adware.ActiveSearch!rem

Posted: May 27, 2011 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
Adware.ActiveSearch!rem is a malicious adware program that controls your online activities, such as your searches on the search engine, account passwords and email addresses. Adware.ActiveSearch!rem shows numerous pop-up alerts and advertisements on the affected PC. Adware.ActiveSearch!rem will delete your system files and change the browser settings. Adware.ActiveSearch!rem may reroute you to visit some infected websites. Adware.ActiveSearch!rem is a serious threat to your computer system security, and it has to be removed quickly from your machine otherwise it could harm your PC....

Windows Custom Settings

Posted: May 27, 2011 | Category: Spyware | Threat Level: 6/10
Screenshot Windows Custom Settings is a rogue anti-virus program that creates fake infection alerts, blocks applications and hijacks your web browser, all to gain access to your credit card number. Despite looking like a real anti-virus program on the outside, Windows Custom Settings has no code that would let Windows Custom Settings find or delete threats on your PC. Windows Custom Settings is also distributed by Trojans that may cause related problems for your computer's security, and deleting Windows Custom Settings and any related Trojans should be done by using fully-updated anti-malware...

Your PC is infected with malicious software

Posted: May 27, 2011 | Category: Fake Warning Messages
'Your PC is infected with malicious software and browse couldn't be launched' is a fake error message that's various rogue security programs create to disable your ability to browse websites. All browsers are vulnerable to being attacked by 'Your PC is infected with malicious software and browse couldn't be launched' errors which are always symptoms of larger infections by threats. In reality, your web browser is uninfected, but access to it has been replaced with a dummy program that creates the 'Your PC is infected with malicious software and browse couldn't be launched' error. You can...

Trojan.AgentMB.VB

Posted: May 26, 2011 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 8/10
Trojan.AgentMB.VB is a mischievous computer trojan that enters your computer system without your knowledge through vulnerabilities or security program exploits. Trojan.AgentMB.VB is able to steal the private details and personal information such as bank details, passport details, credit card number etc. Trojan.AgentMB.VB usually blocks the Internet users from visiting legitimate websites and reroutes them to visit corrupt websites. By capturing most of the system resources, Trojan.AgentMB.VB can make your computer work slowly and ineffectively. Trojan.AgentMB.VB disguises itself so deeply...

Trojan.Apmod

Posted: May 26, 2011 | Category: Spyware | Threat Level: 6/10
Trojan.Apmod is a hazardous backdoor trojan that is generated to penetrate vulnerable computer systems and allow remote access onto the affected computer system. Trojan.Apmod is included in an Apache module that must be manually installed on an affected computer that is running an Apache Web server. Trojan.Apmod is responsible for proliferating unwanted programs and other forms of malware threat via the Internet. Trojan.Apmod is an identified security threat and has to be removed immediately upon detection. File System Modifications The following files were created in the...

not-a-virus:FraudTool.Win32.EvidenceEraser.q

Posted: May 26, 2011 | Category: Adware | Threat Level: 2/10
not-a-virus:FraudTool.Win32.EvidenceEraser.q is a malicious and annoying adware program that will bombard an affected user's computer with various types of advertisements. not-a-virus:FraudTool.Win32.EvidenceEraser.q will control a victim's browsing habits and show advertisements accordingly. The advertisements related to not-a-virus:FraudTool.Win32.EvidenceEraser.q may come in the form of pop-ups or banners. not-a-virus:FraudTool.Win32.EvidenceEraser.q may also drop other malware threats onto an infected machine which will steal a targeted user's personal details. Remove...

Searchqu

Posted: May 26, 2011 | Category: Browser Hijackers | Threat Level: 5/10
Screenshot Searchqu is an unwanted installation, which is added to a content the users actually intended to download. Searchqu does not spread via a computer trojan or worm application. Searchqu is not also a software program that adds its components onto a targeted computer system. Searchqu resets browser's homepage to searchqu.com and adds a toolbar to a web browser. Searchqu tries to replace popular search engines hindering access to them and offering its own search tool. Since Searchqu is not specified in the Add/Remove Programs menu, it cannot be merely uninstalled this way. To remove...

Trojan.Sadacal.A

Posted: May 25, 2011 | Category: Trojans | Threat Level: 8/10
Trojan.Sadacal.A is a dangerous trojan infection which can invade your privacy, and in the end, result in financial harm. Trojan.Sadacal.A can conceal itself between flash advertisements or whatever spam links. If you click on a malicious content, you will soon be corrupted by Trojan.Sadacal.A. Trojan.Sadacal.A is able to sustain the detection of security applications and can be hidden on the PC system for a while until it begins to gather information by using keylogging to gain your passwords, banking information, etc. and then send the data out for the third parties via the network, and...

Worm.Frethog.AI

Posted: May 25, 2011 | Category: Worms | Threat Level: 5/10
Worm.Frethog.AI is a malignant worm application that is extremely difficult to detect and remove from a PC system without the help of an effective security program. Worm.Frethog.AI invades the computer secretly and stays hidden in the background of the system. Worm.Frethog.AI will also open the system's firewall, making it much easier for other types of malware infections to access the PC system. Worm.Frethog.AI propagates through links in corrupt and suspicious spam email attachments, through infected video codec downloads as well as through pornographic websites. Symptoms related to...

Worm.Win32.VB.bem

Posted: May 25, 2011 | Category: Worms | Threat Level: 5/10
Worm.Win32.VB.bem is a malicious computer worm that spreads through email or IM messages and any form of attachment or link in an email that may include a link to an affected website. Worm.Win32.VB.bem may copy itself over local and network computers and drop infected files into windows system folders. Worm.Win32.VB.bem will collect personal information from a corrupted computer and send it to the predefined remote server. Once there is a file-sharing network or the network share is not protected, Worm.Win32.VB.bem will take advantage of these situations and injure the remote computers. It...
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