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Trojan:DOS/Alureon.A

It seems that Trojan:DOS/Alureon.A has caused much damage so far, because this nasty Trojan violently treats a computer and impairs the system’s performance. It was investigated that even though the Alureon Trojan is detected by antivirus programs, not all of them are able to remove it. Sometimes, even if the infection is erased, it recovers after the reboot and is again detected by the security application. To avoid this, it is highly advisable to have a powerful spyware removal application, which will manage to remove the threat effectively. If you are curious about possible symptoms of the Trojan’s infection, keep on reading. Read more »

Windows Ultra Antivirus

Windows Ultra Antivirus

A malicious security application Windows Ultra-Antivirus should be deleted at once after spotting it on the computer. This malware has been designed to lure you into believing that your computer’s system is in serious danger. It will attempt to make you pay money for an imaginary full version, which, according to the description of the application, removes viruses, Trojans and other infections. Pay no attention to the information provided by Windows Ultra Antivirus but remove the rogue from the system. Read more »

SABAM virus

SABAM virus

SABAM virus is a version of the latest treacherous virus which is produced in many different languages. The virus is categorized as ransomware, because it infects the machine, disables all processes of the system and displays a simulated warning encouraging a user to pay a fine so that the computer can again operate normally. The user is accused of storing illegally downloaded music, which results in the “freezing” of the computer. Read more »

Police Lock Virus Gimemo

Police Lock Virus Gimemo

It seems that cyber criminals behind FBI Moneypak infection are spreading out, as computers all around North America and Europe are being locked by supposed “authorities”, following the example of the initial U.S. infection. The devious scam is based on the trust that people tend to have in national importance authorities, like Federal Bureau of Investigation. Nonetheless, this piece of malware truly has nothing to do with national Police departments or guilds, defending author rights, and these names serve the sole purpose of tricking Windows users into thinking that they have gone beyond the laws, Read more »

Gema Virus

Gema Virus

Lately, a new and sophisticated virus called GEMA virus has infected many computers located in Germany with an intention to obtain money from gullible computer users. The virus freezes the infected computer’s system and does not allow the user to access the Internet and perform any other actions on it. It is said to have been caused due to illegal online activity regarding downloads of pirated music. This cunning virus has been already detected in other countries including the US, England, Austria, Spain, Italy, and Portugal. Read more »

PRS for Music Virus

PRS for Music Virus

"PRS for Music" Metropolitan Police is a computer virus having an interface and the only intention to rip you off. It may get into the system through your browser’s vulnerabilities and flaws; hence, always keep your browsers updated; if not, you may get infected with PRS for Music or its clones, not to mention other dangerous infections. The virus is known as a clone of the FBI moneypak virus, which scares the user into thinking that he or she has violated copyright laws. Read more »

Alot Toolbar

It can be highly irritating to have Alot Toolbar installed within your Internet browser, as this add-on automatically changes your preferred home page and floods you with a ton of unwanted advertisements. This low-level risk toolbar may seem as highly helpful and attractive at first sight, as it can offer you personalized browsing experience, determined by a specific toolbar you choose to install, whether it be revolving around music, cooking or worldwide news. Read more »

Windows Security Renewal

Windows Security Renewal

There is no doubt that Windows Security Renewal belongs to the vicious Rogue.VirusDoctor family of fictitious antispywares, since its interface does not differ from the ones found in the older rogue’s clones Windows Home Patron and Windows Virtual Firewall. The color scheme, layout and controls are the same, and mimicked Windows Security Center attribute is still employed to fool hundreds, if not thousands of Windows users. You should not believe this bogus exterior, ignore any full Read more »

Windows Home Patron

Windows Home Patron

Windows Home Patron is the newest threat in computer security world, and this tool is ready to be used to make some profit! The fake antispyware can cause more harm than you might think, as it could become so slow that you cannot operate it normally. Your Internet connection could be disturbed, administrative privileges to Windows system components removed, and security backdoors disclosed, so that more malicious applications could slither into your computer and cause hazardous danger to your sensitive information. This is why you should delete Windows Home Patron Read more »

Trojan-psw.win32launch

Trojan-psw.win32launch is a harmful Trojan that attacks the system without any notice of the user, because not all antivirus programs are capable of fighting off this treacherous infection. There is no exact way of the Trojan’s circulation on the Internet discovered, because this infection can invade your PC in many different ways. Typically, this type of malware jumps into the system bundled with suspicious downloads such as email or software programs; online scans or simply when visiting a compromised website, etc. Read more »