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Danger level 9
Type: Rogue Anti-Spyware
Common infection symptoms:
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Shows commercial adverts
  • Slow internet connection
  • System crashes
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Slow Computer

FakeCog

FakeCog is the latest powerful rogue antispyware application. FakeCog actually belongs to a family of rogue applications which all make use of malicious and deceitful methods of trying to convince users to install software which claims to fix computer problems which don't exist.

FakeCog is extremely dangerous and if you don’t remove FakeCog from your computer system you will not only have an infected computer system but the entire speed of your machine may decrease. This is besides the factor that FakeCog will try and make you purchase the full version with the use of all types of tricks. This is done in an attempt to steal your money. If you don’t want to experience all these symptoms then it is best to trash FakeCog immediately and to stop everything which you are doing.

Now it is important to understand that FakeCog have been known to make use of different names which can become very confusing to the user. Do not be fooled because FakeCog could go by any of the following names or something else:"Defense Center", "Anvi Antivirus", "Protection Center" as well as "Data Protection”. There are several incidences when FakeCog may change the actual name but not the interface skin which it uses.

Sometimes it may occur that the one name may mention the other name almost like it may have forgotten to change the brand name. One example could be FakeCog's Anvi Antivirus making reference to Defense Center. You may be interested to know that each brand name will display different properties but do not be fooled as they are all part of FakeCog.

The best way to erase FakeCog off your computer system would be with the use of an authentic and reliable antispyware removal tool that will be effective in this regard. It is going to prove the most useful to make use of the automatic removal process.

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How to manually remove FakeCog

Files associated with FakeCog infection:

nircmd.exe
TNODUP.exe
stb0.dll
processit.cpl
nircmd.exe
mvbapp.exe
mobedirlinkers.exe
MemScan.exe
MEDIAPLUGIN_Installer[1].exe
gabpath.exe
ComboFix.exe
SearchSettingsProtection.exe
wmsdk64_32.exe
dfrgsnapnt.exe
avt.exe
mvbapp.exe
processit.cpl
MEDIAPLUGIN_Installer[1].exe
gabpath.exe
wmsdk64_32.exe
MemScan.exe
dfrgsnapnt.exe
stb0.dll
ComboFix.exe
avt.exe
mobedirlinkers.exe
TNODUP.exe

FakeCog DLL's to remove:

stb0.dll

FakeCog processes to kill:

dfrgsnapnt.exe
mvbapp.exe
nircmd.exe
MemScan.exe
MEDIAPLUGIN_Installer[1].exe
mobedirlinkers.exe
gabpath.exe
avt.exe
TNODUP.exe
ComboFix.exe
wmsdk64_32.exe
TNODUP.exe
nircmd.exe
mvbapp.exe
mobedirlinkers.exe
MemScan.exe
MEDIAPLUGIN_Installer[1].exe
gabpath.exe
ComboFix.exe
SearchSettingsProtection.exe
wmsdk64_32.exe
dfrgsnapnt.exe
avt.exe
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