The program may be downloaded by other malware or from www.antivirus-scanner.com.
The program must be manually installed.
The program reports false or exaggerated system security threats on the computer.
The user is then prompted to pay for a full license of the application in order to remove the errors.Installation
When the program is executed, it creates the following files:
- %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Antivirus\Antivirus 2008.lnk
- %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Antivirus\Uninstall Antivirus.lnk
- %ProgramFiles%\Antivirus 2008\Antvrs.exe
Next, the program creates the following registry entry so that it executes whenever Windows starts:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\"Antivirus" = "%ProgramFiles%\Antivirus 2008\Antvrs.exe"
It also creates the following registry subkeys:
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