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AlphaAntivirus

Alias:

Description: Alpha Antivirus (also known as AlphaAntivirus and Alpha AV) is a fake anti-spyware program which is usually installed by a trojan or downloaded one of many fraudulent Fake Scanner Sites. Alpha Antivirus displays fake system messages and pretends to catch / block malicious intrusions. In an effort to block removal, AlphaAntivirus sometimes packs a trojan of its own which attempts to block antivirus programs from running, giving off error messages whenever you try to run a program or simply shutting them down. Once installed, Alpha Antivirus performs a system scan and displays exaggerated fake results:



Alpha Antivirus can hijack Internet Explorer and prevent the user from visiting certain websites and display a warning page instead. Below is a sample of the fake error messages that Alpha Antivirus displays:








Threat type:

Advice: Remove This is a very high risk threat and should be removed immediately as to prevent harm to your computer and / or to protect your privacy.

Detection:
SpyNoMore removes AlphaAntivirus: Yes

Threat risk: High Risk
Remove AlphaAntivirus, AlphaAntivirus Remover
Very dangerous malware. Can log user's keyboard activity and take snapshots of the user's screen. Uses stealth installation and removal is very difficult. Category includes spyware programs, adware programs and trojans.

Symptoms:

Popup messages claiming that your computer is infected.

Installation of Alpha Antivirus without your consent.

Can block antivirus programs.

Can block access to antivirus websites.

Fakes warning messages like: "W32.Ackantta.B@mm", "Tojan.Mdropper.AC", "W32.Pavsec.C", "Trojan.Wincod", "W32.SillyFDC.BAZ".



AlphaAntivirus Signature Details: The following information includes some of the standard signatures associated with this spyware threat. Please do not attempt to manually remove these items from your computer; Removing these items incorrectly or partially can cause your computer to experience critical errors, prevent your computer from restarting or cause loss of Internet connectivity. Should you be infected with AlphaAntivirus, you can clean your computer by downloading SpyNoMore now.

Running Process Signatures:
svchasts.exe
Windows Police Pro.exe
alphaav.exe
alpha.exe

File Signatures:
msvcm80.dll
msvcp80.dll
msvcr80.dll
windows Police Pro.exe
ppp3.dat
ppp4.dat
svchasts.exe
bennuar.old
dddesot.dll
desote.exe
sonhelp.htm
sysnet.dat


Registered Dll (Dynamic Link Library) Signatures:
N/A

Internet Explorer Integration: Yes

Folder Signatures:
N/A

Registry Signatures:
N/A

SpyNoMore Collected Residual File Signatures:
N/A


See Also:
bestclicksnow.com
SaveKeeper
SafetyKeeper
SoftSafeness
SaveDefender
Smart Protector
Smart Virus Eliminator
Security Soldier
Windows PC Defender
Secure Veteran

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