Extra Antivirus

Posted: April 16, 2009
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs 76

Extra Antivirus Description

ScreenshotExtra Antivirus is a fake anti-spyware tool from the FakeVimes family that is similar to other rogues such as Privacy Guard Pro, PrivacyGuard Pro 2.0, Fast Antivirus 2009, Presto TuneUp, Windows Security Suite, Smart Virus Eliminator, Packed.Generic.245, Volcano Security Suite, Windows Enterprise Suite, Enterprise Suite, Additional Guard, Live PC Care, PC Live Guard, Live Enterprise Suite, Security Antivirus, My Security Wall, CleanUp Antivirus and Smart Security. Extra Antivirus or ExtraAntivirus, could be downloaded and automatically installed from a Trojan infection being on your system. Usually once Extra Antivirus is installed you start to get several fictitious alert messages or popups that warn you of parasites infecting your computer. You must not fall for this scam because it is designed to force you into purchasing the full Extra Antivirus program.

Extra Antivirus as a trial version and full version will do absolutely nothing for detection or removal of spyware or any other type of computer infection. Extra Antivirus should be detected and removed with a spyware scan program that is designed to remove rogue anti-spyware applications.

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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:

eav.exe File name: eav.exe
Size: 1.09 MB (1097728 bytes)
MD5: 1e7a626e7740836af196c76e9861d6cd
Detection count: 23
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
setup_26357_0[1].exe File name: setup_26357_0[1].exe
Size: 116.23 KB (116235 bytes)
MD5: bb16edd39cf49ba563a687fb589f46ab
Detection count: 22
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
SetupReleaseXP[1].exe File name: SetupReleaseXP[1].exe
Size: 2.25 MB (2251710 bytes)
MD5: 886ac8a0ac96cacdd41183fb38eb7dd3
Detection count: 20
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
ExtraAV.exe File name: ExtraAV.exe
Size: 1.9 MB (1907712 bytes)
MD5: 19c7b7924324d0025e35472ed6bfaa43
Detection count: 11
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

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