Advanced Virus Remover

Posted: June 1, 2009
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs 9

Advanced Virus Remover Description

ScreenshotAdvanced Virus Remover (also known as AdvancedVirusRemover) is a malicious program whose main goal is to trick people into purchasing its licensed version. Using affiliated trojans to infiltrate a computer without your knowledge or permission, and when installed and active, Advanced Virus Remover displays annoying popup system warnings and system tray alerts reporting viruses that can allegedly damage your confidential data and deteriorate the system performance. Advanced Virus Remover also runs fabricated security scanners that return scan results full of spyware applications, trojans, worms and other malware. All the above alerts and scans attempt to mislead you into thinking you have serious PC risks and need to handle them using Advanced Virus Remover commercial version. Thus, it is suggested you purchase and install the licensed version of Advanced Virus Remover.

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Aliases


(Suspicious) - DNAScan [CAT-QuickHeal]a variant of Win32/Kryptik.BIH [NOD32]SHeur2.BXGT [AVG]Trojan.FraudPack.PCMWorm.Win32.AutoRun.oikFraudTool.Win32.RogueSecurity (v) [Sunbelt]Sus/UnkPack-C [Sophos]Trojan.Win32.Generic.51F26B3DAdware/AdvancedVirusRemover [Panda]Heuristic.BehavesLike.Win32.Packed.K [McAfee-GW-Edition]Generic FakeAlert.c [McAfee]Trojan.Win32.FraudPack.abzv [K7AntiVirus]Trojan.Win32.Fakeinit [Ikarus]W32/FakeAlert.ABZV!tr [Fortinet]Win32/AdvancedVirusRemover.AC [eTrust-Vet]
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If you are concerned that malware or PC threats similar to Advanced Virus Remover may have infected your computer, we recommend you start an in-depth system scan with SpyHunter. SpyHunter is an advanced malware protection and remediation application that offers subscribers a comprehensive method for protecting PCs from malware, in addition to providing one-on-one technical support service.

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Technical Details

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.

The following files were created in the system:



setup[1].exe, winupdate.exe File name: setup[1].exe, winupdate.exe
Size: 12.8 KB (12800 bytes)
MD5: 70ede29145cedd7d57f672ade7b6d4ce
Detection count: 54
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
PAVRM.exe File name: PAVRM.exe
Size: 1.81 MB (1815552 bytes)
MD5: ef6caf021e80d734dbd4cadfdbb78a7d
Detection count: 52
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
SetupAdvancedVirusRemover[1].exe, PAVRM.exe File name: SetupAdvancedVirusRemover[1].exe, PAVRM.exe
Size: 878.08 KB (878080 bytes)
MD5: b1728b38f4ccf144ff72a9eb5520c232
Detection count: 52
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
AVR.exe File name: AVR.exe
Size: 980.99 KB (980992 bytes)
MD5: 4eb8fef27930b4a9a997980659ae491c
Detection count: 44
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
SetupAdvancedVirusRemover[1].exe File name: SetupAdvancedVirusRemover[1].exe
Size: 941.84 KB (941840 bytes)
MD5: 58538f670a7137cf9831a40d805ba7d0
Detection count: 17
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

More files

Registry Modifications


The following newly produced Registry Values are:

Directory%ProgramFiles%\AdvancedVirusRemover

Additional Information

The following cookies were detected:
advanced-virusremover2009
The following URL's were detected:
advanced-virus-remover-2009.comadvanced-virus-remover2009.comadvanced-virusremover-2009.comadvanced-virusremover2009.combestscanpc.combestscanpc.info

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