AntivirusMaster

AntivirusMaster Description


ScreenshotAntivirusMaster, Antivirus Master or AV Master, is a rogue anti-spyware program and a clone of a href=”/removeAntivirus2008.html” title=”Remove Antivirus 2008″>Antivirus 2008. AntivirusMaster may be installed by a Trojan infection called Zlob. Zlob may display popups and system notifications warning computer users of an infection. This is usually a bogus attempt to get you to purchase the AntivirusMaster program.

Once Zlob is installed, it will display fraudulent error messages, stating that your computer is infected with spyware and adware, only to bully you into fixing the problem with the rogue anti-spyware program that is advised by the Trojan.
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If you download Antivirus Master, it will start a scan that displays false positives on your computer. It is strongly recommended to remove Antivirus Master from your system without any hesitation.

Aliases


Trojan.FakeSecSen.F [VirusBuster]Adware.MSAntivirus.R.395264 [ViRobot]TROJ_FAKEALE.CV [TrendMicro]Power Antivirus(PWA) [Sunbelt]Medium Risk Malware [Prevx1]Application/PowerAntivirus2009 [Panda]AntiVirus2008.EA [Norman]a variant of Win32/Adware.Antivirus2008 [NOD32]Trojan:Win32/FakeSecSen [Microsoft]Trojan.Fake.UltimaAV.bh [McAfee-GW-Edition]

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AntivirusMaster Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)


Is your PC infected with AntivirusMaster? To safely & quickly detect AntivirusMaster we highly recommend you run the malware scanner listed below.




Technical Details

Visual & GUI Characteristics

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File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

Registry Modifications

Tutorial: To edit and delete registry entries manually, read the tutorial on how to remove malicious registry entries.

Tip & Warning: Editing and removing the wrong registry keys can severely damage your PC, so remember to backup your Windows Registry! To optimize your Windows Registry and speed up your PC, download RegHunter's registry cleaner.
  • The following CLSID's were detected:
    HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path} {d1df3517-6fd8-4198-b31b-61df201e94cf}
Posted: July 15, 2008 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Detection Count: 290

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