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Virus Protection 2009

Posted: April 15, 2009

Virus Protection 2009, also known as VirusProtection 2009 or VirusProtection2009, is a rogue anti-spyware program that uses false spyware results to lure you to purchase its full version.

Virus Protection 2009 is usually promoted via a ZLOB/MediaAccess Codec installer found on adult websites. Zlob has been the trojan of choice to infect users with pop ups disguised as system notifications that lead to websites with rogue anti-spyware programs. You can also install Virus Protection 2009 manually on the rogue websites such as Scan-onlinefreee.com. Virus Protection 2009 may use its system scanner to display false positives which work as an incentive to make unsuspecting users purchase Virus Protection 2009's commercial version.

Do not click on any link provided by Virus Protection 2009. Once you click on the link provided, you'll be redirected to Virus Protection 2009's website to download and purchase Virus Protection 2009's rogue anti-spyware program. It is advised to run a scan with a reliable anti-spyware program to check for the presence of Virus Protection 2009 on your computer.

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Virus Protection 2009"

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