Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Win 7 Antispyware 2010

Win 7 Antispyware 2010 is the new Braviax family rogue (Antivirus Pro 2010, PC Antispyware 2010, Home Antivirus 2010, PC Security 2009, Home Antivirus 2009).

Win 7 Antispyware 2010 detects fake infections on a clean system to scare users. It is also changing it's name (self renaming):

Win 7 Antispyware 2010

Win 7 Internet Security 2010

On Windows XP, the rogue has a different GUI.

Antivirus XP 2010

XP Guardian

XP Internet Security

On Windows Vista, it has a Vista based name.
Vista Antivirus Pro 2010

Vista Internet Security 2010

The rogue register itself to be run with .exe binaries. It looks at the processes in memory and stops legit security tools.

If your PC is infected with some of the Braviax family rogue, use MBAM to remove the infection.