- Annoying Pop-up's
- Changes background
- Connects to the internet without permission
- Installs itself without permissions
- Shows commercial adverts
- Slow Computer
- Slow internet connection
REAntivirus is the latest rogue security program, hailing from the WiniGuard family of rogues. This particular rogue family is quite extensive, consisting of the following rogue programs: RESpyWare REAnti, KeepCop, AntiAID, WiniBlueSoft, WinBlueSoft, Winishield, WiniFighter, SafeFighter, SaveKeep, Savedefense, SaveArmor, BlockDefense, SystemCop, QuickHealCleaner, SecurityFighter, SecurityVeteran, SecuritySoldier, SafetyKeeper, SaveSoldier, Softsafeness, SecureWarrior, TrustCop, TrustNinja, TrustWarrior, TrustSoldier, TrustFighter.
REAntivirus is not to be trusted, as it will only cause damage to any computer system it has infiltrated.
REAntivirus is known to perform the following functions:
* REAntivirus is installed without your permission.
REAntivirus is considered a rogue anti-spyware application for a number of reasons, a few being that REAntivirus tends to display the following tactics:
- False positives/fake alerts:
- Copycat looks:
- High pressure marketing:
- Poor detection/scan reporting:
- Weak scanning/detection:
REAntivirus is sneaky, and may hide itself within registry files on an infected system, therefore there are a few sure ways to tell whether your system may be in jeopardy of infection.
The above mentioned symptoms are sure tell-tale signs of the presence of rogue software, therefore on will need to remove the likes of REAntivirus and all its components, as soon as it has been detected within a computer system.