Home Malware Programs Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs Pestbot


Posted: February 14, 2008

Threat Metric

Ranking: 16,822
Threat Level: 8/10
Infected PCs: 12
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: March 31, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotPestbot is a rogue anti-spyware application. Pestbot is often downloaded and installed by a Trojan, through browser security holes, or via other unconventional and unethical mechanisms. Once installed, Pestbot will display notifications of imaginary security and privacy risks in its attempts to get the user to purchase the full version and may generate system slowdown and instability. This program can be extremely difficult to manually remove.

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