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Danger level 8
Type: Trojans
Common infection symptoms:
  • Annoying Pop-up's
  • Connects to the internet without permission
  • Installs itself without permissions
  • Slow Computer
  • Slow internet connection
  • System crashes

Rogue:Win32/FakePAV

It seems the developers of rogue applications are becoming sloppy in that their laziness. That is the case with Rogue:Win32/FakePAV, a harmful Trojan being used by various rogue antispyware applications. It is clear by way of this that the developers do not even want to take the time to develop specific Trojans for their respective rogueware, but would rather all piggyback on Rogue:Win32/FakePAV.

Rogue:Win32/FakePAV is responsible for many of the fake security notifications experienced by victims of rogueware. Obviously all notifications generated by Rogue:Win32/FakePAV is fake and should enjoy no attention. In order to limit the damage posed to the system users should get rid of Rogue:Win32/FakePAV at the earliest opportunity.

The rogue security applications making use of Rogue:Win32/FakePAV in their bogus notifications are Major Defense Kit, Red Cross Antivirus, AntiSpy Safeguard Peak Protection and Pest Detector 4.1. Of late, it has also been reported that the ThinkPoint rogue also makes use of Rogue:Win32/FakePAV.

Making use of properly functioning and genuine antispyware software will properly eliminate Rogue:Win32/FakePAV off any system. Although not a critical threat, it is still vital to delete Rogue:Win32/FakePAV as it may open the door to many more serious infections.

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Comments

  1. Guillermo Jul 15, 2011

    gracias, no soy un intelectual de estos sistemas, solo un usuario y es importante para mi saber que sucede con mi equipo y porque, también, como usuario, temo hacer algunas cosas a la computadora porque puedo dañar los sistemas. contar con su asesoria y consejos me ayuda a conocer un poco mas y con seguridad.

    Gracias nuevamente

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