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Windows 7: Screenshot: FakeAV/AS

18 May 2011   #1
TCG

 
 
Screenshot: FakeAV/AS

Hi everyone!!

A friend called me last night somewhat frantic about his computer acting up. I connected remotely via teamviewer to take a look. Using ComboFix and Malwarebytes the fake antimalware program was easily removed. Now I've seen several of these types over the years with varying names, poor grammar, empty threats, etc..... However this is the first time I've seen this specific one. This is quite possibly the funniest wording I've ever seen on one of these and thought I'd share.

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18 May 2011   #2
Agent Zach

Windows® 7 Home Premium SP1 [x64]
 
 

Hah! Whatever moron designed the GUI for that fake AV can't speak a lick of English, nor type it obviously. :P
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18 May 2011   #3
TCG

 
 

Indeed, I especially like the mention of the Police and an internal IP being blacklisted.... good funny
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18 May 2011   #4
DBone

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

What is sad, is it will work more times than not.............Man some people suck.
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18 May 2011   #5
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

...and for only $39.95 it will fix the probelm and delete those police logs.
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18 May 2011   #6
nitroman84

windows 7 Pro 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
...and for only $39.95 it will fix the probelm and delete those police logs.
I'll delete the police logs for $15.95.
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18 May 2011   #7
TCG

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by nitroman84 View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Britton30 View Post
...and for only $39.95 it will fix the probelm and delete those police logs.
I'll delete the police logs for $15.95.
I was just thinking the same thing
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18 May 2011   #8
Layback Bear

Windows 7 Pro. 64/SP-1
 
 

I will delete logs for $9.95 and through in a Happy Meal.
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18 May 2011   #9
Borg 386

Win 7 32 Home Premium, Win 7 64 Pro, Win 8.1, Win 10
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DBone View Post
What is sad, is it will work more times than not.............Man some people suck.
Yeah, that is the unfortunate truth. People see the red X along with "critical" or "warning" and just click without reading the message...
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18 May 2011   #10
nitroman84

windows 7 Pro 64Bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Layback Bear View Post
I will delete logs for $9.95 and through in a Happy Meal.
You're going to destroy my business before I even get it going.
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