Home Malware Programs Viruses FraudTool.MSAntivirus.o


Posted: December 30, 2010

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 7/10
Infected PCs: 80
First Seen: July 24, 2009
OS(es) Affected: Windows

FraudTool.MSAntivirus.o is a malware parasite that could be a serious threat to the stability and security of an infected computer. FraudTool.MSAntivirus.o may also be connected to the MSAntivirus 2008 rogue anti-spyware program where it could spread related malware files. A system with FraudTool.MSAntivirus.o installed could render misleading popup alerts that if clicked on would redirect computer users to an unwanted website or prompt and malicious download. It is vital that the FraudTool.MSAntivirus.o malware be detected and removed before system damage occurs.


AntiVirus2008 [Symantec]VIPRE.Suspicious [Sunbelt]Suspicious file [Panda]not-a-virus:FraudTool.Win32.MSAntivirus.o [Kaspersky]Generic.Trojan.Fakeav.AD [Ikarus]Win32:Trojan-gen [GData]Misc/MSAntivirus [Fortinet]FraudTool.Win32.MSAntivirus.o [F-Secure]Win32/FakeAVE!generic [eTrust-Vet](Suspicious) - DNAScan [CAT-QuickHeal]MemScan:Trojan.Fakeav.AD [BitDefender]FakeAlert.AO [AVG]Win32:Trojan-gen {Other} [Avast]TR/Fake.UltimaAV.bh [AntiVir]

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Technical Details

File System Modifications

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The following files were created in the system:

wav.exe File name: wav.exe
Size: 417.28 KB (417280 bytes)
MD5: 4f4e3684ff5d6d4b5d5b307d189e3988
Detection count: 38
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009