Antispy-guide.com is the latest malicious website associated with rogue antispyware. Also considered a Browser hijacker application, Antispy-guide.com should not be taken lightly!
Further categorized as a rogue browser hijacker, Antispy-guide.com advertises the fake application: Antispyware Soft security program. Antispy-guide.com tends to trick users into believing their PC is infected and redirects the user’s browser to the web pages that promote fraudulent registered versions of Antispyware Soft. This is a fraud for the mere fact that malware has no ability to detect and remove security threats.
What this entails is that Antispy-guide.com will make use of covert and/or undocumented tactics to ensure a way of penetrating a computer system; once embed within a system, it will then redirect the browser to its affiliate websites.
Antispy-guide.com is known to contain the following properties:
- Creates a startup registry entry.
A computer infected with files associated with Antispy-guide.com may display the following basic symptoms, which a computer user should look out for:
• Slow computer performance:
• New desktop shortcuts or switched homepage:
• Annoying pop-up messages:
One will need to remove all traces of Antispy-guide.com from the infected computer system, as soon as it has been detected. The thing about Security-fortress.com, and many malware applications, is the fact that it is extremely difficult to delete from an infected system.
All in all, I would recommend that one should make use of a reliable and legitimate, fully functional, up-to-date anti-spyware application, to remove Antispy-guide.com and all its components from the infected computer system.