EnigmaSoftware.com Warns that Attentive Antivirus Misleads People in Purchasing Fake Software
Internauts are being urged to be wary of a new computer virus nicknamed, 'Attentive Antivirus', which is misleading them into paying money on counterfeit software, warned security firm EnigmaSoftware.com, as accords to news published by fabric.co.uk on August 21, 2013.
The program has been called a rogue AV (antivirus) application, suggestive of older rogue AV apps that beleaguered thousands of Internauts globally.
This new malware performs misleading actions either via a computer Trojan or tainted Internet downloads whenever it is loaded on the PC for the first time.
Once loaded, 'Attentive Antivirus' begins to show symbols of examining a PC for computer viruses as well as other additional malware threats and then shows false scan outcomes along with many pop-ups thereby leading PC users to think that their machine is rigorously infected with virus. These phony positives prove to be exceptionally efficient to extract money from innocent computer users.
Security researchers have summarized in their recent reports that 'Attentive Antivirus' has a stubborn side to itself which makes the majority of PC users unable to uninstall the app from their computer. 'Attentive Antivirus' was originally produced by hackers so that it (referring to 'Attentive Antivirus') cannot be effortlessly detached from a computer leading to other additional issues.
'Attentive Antivirus', much like its predecessors, blocks the 'Task Manager' and 'Registry Editor Utilities' which are essential in removing malware manually.
'Attentive Antivirus', to protect itself from being removed by legitimate programs, will also terminate any.exe or.com which you attempt to run on your computer. It also scares you in thinking that you are infected.
Since 'Attentive Antivirus' was created to scare you into thinking that you are infected, you will purchase the program. In fact, you should not purchase this program but if you have already purchased then you may please contact your credit card company and dispute the charges stating that the program is a scam and a computer virus. To remove 'Attentive Antivirus' and other related malware, you run a thorough anti-virus scan of your computer with the anti-virus solution of a renowned company.
» SPAMfighter News - 03-09-2013