Home Malware Programs Rogue Anti-Virus Programs AlfaAntivirus


Posted: February 7, 2008

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 23
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: January 9, 2019
OS(es) Affected: Windows

AlfaAntivirus is both fake antivirus program and Trojan combination that may install itself through other Trojan applications or through browser security exploits. AlfaAntivirus starts on every Windows startup and may issue excessive popup advertisements. AlfaAntivirus pops up fake security alerts on your taskbar in order to trick you into purchasing their software. This program can be extremely difficult to remove manually, and will continue to try to recreate itself. The Trojan affiliated with this rogue may also import a large number of additional Trojans.

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:

runbst.exe File name: runbst.exe
Size: 1.97 MB (1978368 bytes)
MD5: f3917956d05c94a52d18fad795d31813
Detection count: 64
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
gtb.dll File name: gtb.dll
Size: 159.74 KB (159744 bytes)
MD5: e15ba9b32208c14c7b15fc6b1c2384e9
Detection count: 45
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

One Comment

  • jessie says:

    Thank you so very much for exposing this scam. With your instructions I was finally able to delete all of it files. I never installed Alpha Antivirus and it was telling me that I had 42 faults. I knew it was a lie. The only problem I was having came from the Alpha Antivirus. Again thank you.