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Windows 7: Fake Anti Virus raises a few brows.

01 Feb 2011   #1
JMH

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Fake Anti Virus raises a few brows.

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When rogue security software uses multiple different names for itself, it's not especially noteworthy. In the past we have seen rogues that changed their names almost every day, and even a single rogue executable that could use one of 33 different names for itself.

After several months of calling themselves "Antivirus 8", recent variants of Rogue:Win32/FakeXPA have begun going by the name of "AVG Antivirus 2011."


FakeXPA raises a few brows - Microsoft Malware Protection Center - Site Home - TechNet Blogs


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