Posted: March 17, 2008
The following fields listed on the Threat Meter containing a specific value, are explained in detail below:
Threat Level: The threat level scale goes from 1 to 10 where 10 is the highest level of severity and 1 is the lowest level of severity. Each specific level is relative to the threat's consistent assessed behaviors collected from SpyHunter's risk assessment model.
Detection Count: The collective number of confirmed and suspected cases of a particular malware threat. The detection count is calculated from infected PCs retrieved from diagnostic and scan log reports generated by SpyHunter.
Volume Count: Similar to the detection count, the Volume Count is specifically based on the number of confirmed and suspected threats infecting systems on a daily basis. High volume counts usually represent a popular threat but may or may not have infected a large number of systems. High detection count threats could lay dormant and have a low volume count. Criteria for Volume Count is relative to a daily detection count.
Trend Path: The Trend Path, utilizing an up arrow, down arrow or equal symbol, represents the level of recent movement of a particular threat. Up arrows represent an increase, down arrows represent a decline and the equal symbol represent no change to a threat's recent movement.
% Impact (Last 7 Days): This demonstrates a 7-day period change in the frequency of a malware threat infecting PCs. The percentage impact correlates directly to the current Trend Path to determine a rise or decline in the percentage.
|July 24, 2009
AntiSpywareControl is a corrupt anti-spyware application associated with the same group of rogues that include the notorious WinSecureAv and AntivirusPCSuite. AntiSpywareControl may be brought into your computer by a Trojan parasite that may infiltrate your machine through browser security exploits. AntiSpywareControl uses false error messages in hopes of scaring you into purchasing the full version of the program. The messages displayed by AntiSpywareControl state that your computer is infected with dangerous parasites that could be swept out of your machine by the full version, which, of course, is fake. AntiSpywareControl is not a legitimate computer cleanup tool and, therefore, should be removed from your computer system without any hesitation.
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:
pgs.exeFile name: pgs.exe
Size: 2.03 MB (2035712 bytes)
Detection count: 30
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009