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Alias: Wini Fighter
Description: WiniFighter is a rogue anti-spyware program. It spreads over the Internet with the help of the trojans that silently install it on the victims' computers. Once installed, WiniFighter runs "scanning" process, which is only the imitation. After "scanning", it displays exagerrated list of "detected" viruses and spyware. The main goal of WiniFighter is to scare the user and trick it into purchasing of the full version of WiniFighter, which supposed to remove "detected" entries. In reality, the only malware that should be removed are WiniFighter and trojan, which has installed it.
Adware - Adware is a software application which displays advertisements on your computer. Advertisements can be displayed through pop-up / pop-under windows, additional bars or toolbars, underlined links or buttons that appear on a computer screen. Adware applications include additional code that delivers the ads. Adware authors earn money when users click on those ads. Occasionally, adware includes code that tracks user's site visits and passes it to third parties without the user's permission or knowledge.
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.
Ransomware - Ransomware is a software application that infects a computer and asks for money to have the infection removed.
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.
SpyNoMore removes WiniFighter: Yes
Threat risk: Very High Risk
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.
Multiple popup messages claiming that your computer is infected.
Installation of WiniFighter without your concent.
Displays fake Windows Security Center window and icon in the Windows tray.
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