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AntiSpyCheck

Alias: AntiSpyCheck

Description: AntiSpyCheck is a malware anti-spyware product that is secretly installed by the Zlob Trojan. Other trojans are also known to install AntiSpyCheck but Zlob Trojan seems to be the most active installer. AntiSpyCheck - or the trojan that installs it - starts generating warning messages (similar to the ones shown below) to try and force users into purchasing the full version of AntiSpyCheck in order to have the alledged infections removed. Once Zlob Trojan installs takes control, it generates popup balloon warning messages with flashing icons similar to the ones shown below:

Zlob Balloon Messages:


Threat type:

Hijacker - A Hijacker is a software application that takes control of your browser's settings. Usually it changes your home page and redirects it to some unknown site or modifies your search settings. It prevents you from changing back your browser's settings. An infected browser usually operates much slower.

Trojan - A Trojans or Trojan Horse is any programs that installs itself secretly normally via malware programs, quite often with sinister intent. Once installed, the trojan author (hacker) can gain complete control of the infected PC. Trojans are usually designed to steal sensitive information and/or destroy the system. Trojans can be distributed as unsolicited email attachments, or bundled with freeware and shareware programs.


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 AntiSpyCheck: Yes

Threat risk: Very High Risk
Remove AntiSpyCheck, AntiSpyCheck Remover
Extremely dangerous malware. Uses stealth installation, randomly named entries and has the capability to self update or resurrect after incomplete removal. Almost impossible to remove manually. Category mostly consists of trojans and spyware.

Symptoms:

Pop up balloon warning messages claiming that your PC is infected.

Unsolicited installation of AntiSpyCheck.

Hijacked homepage to some obscure 'security' webpage such as homesecurepage.com.

Flashing icons appear in the system tray can generate 'System Alert!' messages.



AntiSpyCheck 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 AntiSpyCheck, you can clean your computer by downloading SpyNoMore now.

Running Process Signatures:
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File Signatures:
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Registered Dll (Dynamic Link Library) Signatures:
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SpyNoMore Collected Residual File Signatures:
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See Also:
WinSpyControl
WinPcDoctor
WinSecureAv
Ultimate Antivirus 2008
homesecurepage.com
safebrowsenow.com
safepageplace.com
Antivirus2009
dryhomepage.com
otherhomepage.com

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