Antivirus 2008

Antivirus 2008 Description

ScreenshotAntivirus 2008, also known as Antivirus2008, Antivirus 2008 Pro, is a rogue anti-spyware program that uses false spyware results to lure you to purchase its full version. Antivirus 2008 is usually promoted via a ZLOB/MediaAccess Codec installer found on adult websites. You can also install it manually on the rogue website antivirus-scanner.com. Antivirus 2008 may use its system scanner to display false positives which work as an incentive to make unsuspecting users purchase Antivirus 2008's commercial version.

AntiVirus 2008 may also display other third-party ads and, according to its EULA, AntiVirus 2008 has adware terms added. Do not click on any link provided by Antivirus 2008. Once you click on the link provided, you'll be redirected to Antivirus 2008's website (antivirus2008.com) to download and purchase Antivirus 2008's rogue anti-spyware program. Antivirus 2008 has the ability to recreate itself after reboot and its "System scan" messages may continue pop up on your task manager.

Aliases


Trojan.FakeAlert.Gen!Pac.3Trojan.Virantix.C [Symantec]Mal/EncPk-EQ [Sophos]Malicious Software [Prevx1]W32/Antivirus2008.UBTrojanClicker:Win32/Klik [Microsoft]Trojan.Win32.FakePowav [Ikarus](Suspicious) - DNAScan [CAT-QuickHeal]Win-Trojan/Fakeav.9728 [AhnLab-V3]Trojan.Crypt.XPACK.GenTrojan-Downloader.Win32.Delf.lipMal/EncPk-CZ [Sophos]Suspicious [Prevx1]a variant of Win32/TrojanDownloader.FakeAlert.FLTrojan.FakeAlert.ZM [BitDefender]
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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:

wav.cpl File name: wav.cpl
Size: 168.44 KB (168448 bytes)
MD5: d7c8b487c24ba754f177b069787f1a63
Detection count: 63
Mime Type: application/cpl+xml
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
avtotyuti574745.exe File name: avtotyuti574745.exe
Size: 252.92 KB (252928 bytes)
MD5: e086f1b00320472a281c7dc6d60a603c
Detection count: 28
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: application/octet-stream
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: February 23, 2010
lwpwer.exe File name: lwpwer.exe
Size: 54.27 KB (54272 bytes)
MD5: 0546aebf675cbb00f93c8040d394fa5f
Detection count: 17
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: application/octet-stream
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

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Posted: May 7, 2008
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs 13

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