Home Malware Programs Rootkits Trojan.FakeAValert


Posted: October 12, 2008

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 9/10
Infected PCs: 25
First Seen: July 24, 2009
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Trojan.FakeAValert is a malicious Trojan which displays on your computer screen a false pop up "Windows Security Alert" warning and "Windows Antivirus". If you click on the pop up, you will be asked to download their miscreant software AVSystemCare or be redirected to the rogue site gomyhit.com. Trojan.FakeAValert may alter and reduce your security settings.

Do not visit the fraudulent gomyhit.com site and do not click on any pop ups or download any program. If you do become infected with the Trojan.FakeAValert, remove it IMMEDIATELY with a reliable anti-spyware software.

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:

shell32.dll File name: shell32.dll
Size: 67.07 KB (67072 bytes)
MD5: 0386dc73751996b8b1abf8d61b402a28
Detection count: 99
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

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