AVG, a popular Free Antivirus solution, has recently flagged syslinux.exe from Syslinux 4.05 and any software using this version of Syslinux as containing a Generic27.AKWG Trojan. According to Virus Total, a Free online tool that can be used to check files for viruses, worms, trojans, and malware using the most popular Antivirus tools, AVG is the only Antivirus solution detecting a problem with Syslinux.
Virus and Spyware Removal Category
Checking a Download For Viruses and Malware: Often there may be times when you download a file that appears to be suspicious. Although most smart people have an Anti Virus and an Anti Malware Software Solution installed on their PC, not all Antivirus Software will detect a Virus due to varying Virus database definitions and update frequencies.
Beware, email appearing to come from (UPS) or United Parcel Service may be a Trojan. The infected email states that it's coming from "United Parcel Service" or "United Parcel Service of America" and usually starts out stating in the subject line "UPS Delivery Problem". An attachment is shipped (pun intended) with the message and once the attachment is opened, your computer becomes infected with a virus variant of the Win32/Kryptik.ARB trojan.
Virus Response Lab 2009 is fake anti-malware program. A direct clone of Antivirus Lab 2009, this rogue software is typically installed by Trojan after you have installed a video codec from an unknown source. Once installed, the Virus Response Lab 2009 software changes your browser settings and displays commercial advertisements while remaining hidden from the user. In the following simple solution, I'll show you how to remove this pesky software.
Anti-Virus-1 is a fake or rogue antispyware program. This malware is typically spread by fake online scanners that pretend to scan your system, resulting in fake infections. The user is then prompted to purchase a full version of Anti-Virus-1 to remove the infections. The full version of the program is a scam as well, and will only consume system resources and continue to produce false security alerts and notifications.
SmitFraud Fix Tool is a fake: The following simple solution covers the process of removing SmitFraud Fix Tool from your Windows Computer. The SmitFraud Fix Tool is a Rogue or Fake Security Tool that displays fake security alerts in an attempt to get you to purchase the product. It is important to note that the SmitfraudFixTool is not SmitFraudFix. SmitFraudFix is a free and legit security program. This can confuse people into thinking that the fake "SmitFraudFix Tool" is SmitFraudFix.
Win Antivirus Vista/XP is a rogue or fake Antispyware or Antivirus software. This fraudulent malware is in no way affiliated with Microsoft. It is basically the same rogue software as ASC-AntiSpyware and is typically installed by visiting misleading online scanners or infected Websites. Once installed, Win Antivirus Vista/XP will appear to do system scans and report fake security problems and infections in an attempt to get the user to buy the software. In the following simple solution, I'll show you how to get rid of Win Antivirus Vista/XP.
Virus Doctor is yet another Fake or Rogue Antivirus or AntiSpyware Software. This Malware is typically installed via the Vundo Trojan, by visiting a fake website or clicking a popup that appears to be an online scanner. Once installed, VirusDoctor will continue to display fake alerts in an attempt to trick the user into purchasing the full version of VirusDoctor in order to remove these fake threats.
System Guard 2009 aka: SystemGuard2009 is another fake or rogue AntiSpyware software. This Malware has been suggested to originate from systemguard2009 dot com and is usually installed without your permission, through other fake software pop ups or the Vundo Trojan. Once installed, System Guard 2009 displays fake system alerts or fake security alerts in an attempt to trick you into purchasing the full version of System Guard 2009. In the following simple solution, I'll show you how to remove System Guard 2009.
XP Police Antivirus is a rogue Antivirus software or malware that is often installed via video codec. Once installed, XP Police Antivirus will generate a fake system popup error messages stating "Trojan Detected! A piece of malicious code was found in your system which can replicate itself if no action is taken. Click here to have your system cleaned by XP Police Antivirus." In the following simple solution, I'll show you how to remove XP Police Antivirus – aka: XP Police once and for all.
Green Antivirus 2009 is a rogue Antivirus program that is promoted as the "Worlds First Antivirus Which Cares About The Environment." However, the only thing this fake program really cares about is the green money you might spend use to register the useless software. Green Antivirus 2009 is reported to stem from greenantivirus2009 dot com. It works by appearing to scan your computer for viruses resulting with fake infections or security issues that the software claims cannot be removed until you purchase Green Antivirus 2009.
XpyBurner or "Xpy Burner" is another Rogue or Fake AntiSpyware Program. A clone of Filesecure and SpyBurner, the malware Xpy Burner is spread either by Trojan or misleading websites. In many cases, the software is downloaded and installed automatically without user intervention. Once installed, the software will appear to scan your computer resulting with fake infections or security issues that the software claims cannot be removed unless you purchase Xpy Burner.
How to Remove Antivirus 2009 Plus: In the following simple solution, I'll cover the process of uninstalling Antivirus 2009 Plus. This is another malware program that pretends to be an Antivirus program. When in fact it is fake or rogue Antivirus software. The malware is typically spread by visiting a website containing a pop up or page that appears to be an online scanner, the scanner states that it has found infections and prompts you to install some software. Once installed, Antivirus 2009 Plus continues to nag you and state that your computer is infected in an attempt to persuade you into buying the software.
AntiSpyware 3000 or Anti Spyware 3000 is another fake or Rogue AntiSpyware Software. One installed, the software will appear to scan your computer and report false infections in an attempt to get you to buy the software. In addition, many sources have reported that the software itself contains a virus. Antispyware 3000 is typically installed via fraudulent websites like antispyware3000 (dot) com, however could be installed via a trojan as well.
My Supervisor or "MySupervisor" is a rogue or fake Antivirus and Antispyware utility that was created by the same people that made Virus Doctor Malware. My Supervisor claims to be an all in one Antivirus and Antispyware solution and is often promoted via online advertisements that appear to be online Virus or Spyware scanners. This software may have been installed via some other trojan as well. In the following simple solution, I cover the process of removing My Supervisor from your PC.
SysAntivirus 2009 is a fake or rogue antispyware program. It is common to be mistakingly installed while browsing the internet by clicking a misleading pop up ad that states your computer is infected. The origin or source of the malware and Trojan installer is said to be sysantivirus2009.com. Upon installation, SysAntivirus 2009 will attempt to convince the user into purchasing a license by stating that infections were found.
In the following simple solution, I will show you how to remove SysAntivirus 2009 from your computer.
MS Antispyware 2009 is a fake or rogue anti spyware software. Much like Nano Antivirus and AntivirusPro 2009, MS Anti spyware is spread via fake security alerts (sometimes on Websites) claiming your computer is infected. Once you click on the alert, the program is downloaded and installed to your PC. The software will then pretend to scan your computer, displaying random threats in an attempt to get you to buy the software. These threats are false.
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Antivirus 360 is a virus. In the following simple solution, I'll show you how to remove Antivirus 360 from your computer. This Fake Antivirus software is contracted via the vundo trojan. It is now being commonly encountered much like the Vundo rogue Antivirus 2009 rogue antivirus software. Upon installation, Antivirus 360 will start automatically with Windows. The software will pretend to scan your system, and once finished, will list a variety of false infections that the software will state cannot be removed unless you buy Antivirus 360.
AntivirusPro 2009 aka "AntiVirus Pro 2009" is another fake or rogue Anti Spyware program. Much like Antivirus 2009, this software is mistakenly installed by visiting a misleading site that attempts to convince you that your computer is infected. Once installed, AntivirusPro 2009 claims to scan your PC, resulting in a list of fake infections and security alerts that can only be removed from your computer once you purchase the software.
VirusTrigger aka "Virus Trigger" is a fake anti spyware program spread via the Zlob Trojan. VirusTrigger pretends to scan your system, revealing misleading infections and security alerts. This software is typically installed itself onto your PC via the Vundo or Zlob Trojan. Once installed, Virus Trigger will continue to display system and security alerts in an attempt to get the user to buy the fake security software.
Winweb Security is a fake or rogue anti spyware program. Once installed, it configures itself to run at startup. Winweb security will then pretend to scan your system and reveal false results stating that your computer is at risk or infected. In addition, pop ups may appear from time to time on your desktop with internet explorer messages like the following.
Nano Antivirus is a fake Antivirus program. This program displays false positives via fake scan results in an attempt to trick the user into thinking they are infected, further motivating the user to purchase the software to remove the infections. Nano Antivirus is typically spread either by Trojans displaying fake security alerts stating that you are infected or via pop ups that appear on websites stating that your computer is infected.
Perfect Defender 2009 is a fake anti spyware program. It pretends to scan your system, revealing false positives in an attempt to trick you into buying the software. Perfect Defender 2009 is typically advertised and spread via pop ups portraying online anti malware scanners that state your computer may be infected. Upon installation, the software is configured to run at startup. Once it is running, the program will continue to reveal false security threats in an attempt to get you to buy the software.
Privacy Commander is a fake program that reports false security alerts, making the user think their computer is insecure. Privacy Commander is often mistakenly installed by visiting a Website that is spreading the rogue software. Once installed, the program is configured to run at startup and will pretend to scan for security risks resulting in a list of threats that the software claims cannot be fixed until you purchase Privacy Commander.
Statement_January-October.doc.exe is a Trojan that is typically spread via email. The email message may contain a zipped file attachment called Statement_January-October.zip or Statement_JAN-OCT.zip. Once unzipped, an executable file called "Statement_January-October.doc .exe" is extracted. Note that the file has multiple spaces after .doc in an attempt to trick the user into thinking that the file is a document instead of an executable. In the following simple solution, I'll show you how to remove this Trojan.
The Internet Explorer "Insecure Internet Activity Threat of Virus Attack" prompt is a fake security message. If you receive this message, you may be infected with a Trojan or have a rogue anti spyware software such as Antivirus2008, Antivirus2008 Pro or WinSpywareProtect installed on your computer. It is commonly the result of a Zlob Trojan infection. In most cases, this infection comes from downloading a fake video codec that installs a rogue anti spyware program to your computer. Once Internet Explorer is launched, the rogue anti spyware program will typically display the Message: "Insecure Internet Activity or Threat of Virus Attack". When any resulting option is clicked, you are redirected to a website to purchase a fake anti spyware program or alternately prompted to download an executable.
In the following simple solution, I'll show you how to quickly remove VirtualPCGuard. Virtual PC Guard is another rogue antivirus program that has been created to trick a user into thinking they have a virus on their computer. VirtualPCGuard is malware that displays fake security alerts in an attempt to trick a user into thinking they must purchase the program to remove the reported problems.
Antivirus 2009 is known to be fake anti-spyware software that is mistakenly installed by visiting a misleading site that tries to convince you that your computer is infected. Upon installation, Antivirus 2009 claims to scan your PC, resulting in a list of fake infections that can only be removed from your computer once you purchase the software. Moreover, once Antivirus 2009 is on your system, it can hijack your browser by installing a browser helper object that displays fake messages via Internet Explorer.
Antivirus Security is a (fake) rogue anti-spyware program. Often contracted from popup advertisements on sites pretending to be online anti malware scanners, the visitor may encounter fake security alerts saying your computer is infected and you should download and install Antivirus Security to fix the problem. If the visitor decides to download and install the software, it will scan your computer, summarizing and listing all sorts of security risks that cannot be removed unless you proceed to purchase the program.
AntiMalware 2009 is known as a rogue (fake) anti spyware program. In most cases, AntiMalware 2009 is advertised via pop up ads that are displayed while visiting certain websites. The pop up ads state that your computer is infected and when you click on either button in the pop up, you are redirected to an anti malware scanner page. This scanner is fake and pretends to scan your computer. Once the scanner has finished, it will state that your computer is infected and suggest downloading AntiMalware 2009 to clean and repair your computer.
Spyware Doctor is an excellent AntiSpy tool that can be used to detect and remove unwanted Spyware from your PC and further protect your computer from new spyware, adware and other online threats. There is a completely Free version of Spyware Doctor called the Starter Edition that includes the most essential features of the paid version and can be a lifesaver for those in need of diagnosing a potentially infected computer.
W32.Spybot.Worm Removal. In the following tutorial, I show you How to remove a W32.Spybot Worm Some Antivirus programs such as the famous Norton Antivirus Solution discover the virus W32.Spybot.Worm but may be unable to clean, repair, delete or even quarantine the file. And following online Antivirus instructions to delete the reg file through the registry in Safe Mode may not work because when you attempt to run regedit it will open and then immediately close. The infected file is typically located at Windows\System32\winsock.exe
SpyDawn is rogue antispyware. It is typically installed on a computer without the users permission via a Trojan or other malware. SpyDawn is usually inadvertently installed on a PC when the user thinks they are installing audio or video codec. Once installed, SpyDawn claims to be a Spyware Cleaner, but in reality provides the user with fake results of Spyware found on their computer. These results are used to scare the user into purchasing the SpyDawn Software. In the following tutorial, I'll show you how to remove SpyDawn for good.
XP Antivirus Protection Also Known as: XPAntivirus is fake antivirus software. This program is typically known to infect a computer just after performing an install of specific video codec. The corrupted video codec is usually distributed with a Trojan, Malware and Virus. It is crucial to remove all the components of XP Antivirus and all malware and trojans such as zlob.trojan, trojan.vundo and trojan.downloader that may have been installed along with it. The following tutorial explains how to remove this XP Antivirus Protection.