AnVi is a rogue anti-virus program that reports false threats and displays fake security alerts on your PC. AnVi does this to convince you that your computer is infected with malware. This fake program is promoted and installed through the use of Trojans and often comes bundled with other malicious software.
AnVi belongs to the FakeCog (CoreGuard) family, which includes members such as Digital Protection, Coreguard Antivirus 2009, Data Protection, Defense Center, Dr Guard, Fraud.Defense Center, Malware Protection Center, Paladin Antivirus, PC Protection Center, PC Protection Center 2008, Protection Center, Protection System, User Protection and Your Protection.
Trojan/Downloader.FraudLoad.xerf [TheHacker]Mal/Generic-L [Sophos]probably a variant of Win32/Adware.CoreguardAntivi [NOD32]Trojan:Win32/Neop [Microsoft]Win32.TRDldr.FraudLo [eSafe]TrojanDownloader.FraudLoad.xe [CAT-QuickHeal]Trojan/Win32.FraudLoad.gen [Antiy-AVL]SecurityRisk.Downldr [PCTools]probably a variant of Win32/Adware.CoreguardAntivi [NOD32]3399764 'Trojan-Downloader.Win32.FraudLoad [Ikarus]
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Visual & GUI Characteristics
File System Modifications
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- The following files were created in the system:
# File Name Detection Count 1 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\AnVi 548 2 %ProgramFiles%\AnVi 541 3 %ProgramFiles%\ AnVi\ avthook.dll 117 4 %PROGRAMFILES%\ AnVi\ avt.exe 94 5 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\ Anvisoft\ Anvi Smart Defender\ toolbox\ adblocker\ ADBlockerSrv.exe 12 6 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\ Anvisoft\ Anvi Smart Defender\ ASDTray.exe 12
Posted: August 4, 2010 | By SpywareRemove
Threat Level: 10/10
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