Home Malware Programs Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs MenaceRescue


Posted: February 25, 2007

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 65
First Seen: July 24, 2009
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotMenaceRescue is a corrupt antispyware application that may be secretly installed onto your machine without your permission. MenaceRescue may come bundled with other malicious parasites or may be installed via various security loopholes, including drive-by downloads. MenaceRescue will secretly embed onto your machine and will issue fake warnings stating that your computer is heavily infected with spyware. However, these messages shouldn‘t be trusted because the makers of MenaceRescue just want to steal your money. MenaceRescue may also generate and deliver additional popup advertisements on your computer screen. Also note that MenaceRescue has an ability to recreate itself.


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