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Rogue:Win32/Defmid


Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat. See the Win32/Defmid description for more information.



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If you’re using Windows XP, see our Windows XP end of support page.

Threat behavior

Microsoft security software detects and removes this threat. See the Win32/Defmid description for more information.


Symptoms

See the Win32/Defmid description for more information.


Prevention


Alert level: Severe
First detected by definition: 1.97.1671.0
Latest detected by definition: 1.179.926.0 and higher
First detected on: Feb 14, 2011
This entry was first published on: Aug 17, 2010
This entry was updated on: Apr 17, 2014

This threat is also detected as:
  • System Progressive Protection (other)
  • Adware/AntiSpywarePro2009 (Panda)
  • Adware/UltimateCleaner (Panda)
  • Adware/Xpantivirus2008 (Panda)
  • AntiSpyware Pro 2009 (other)
  • AntiVirus2008 (Symantec)
  • FakeAlert-AntiSpywarePro (McAfee)
  • FakeAlert-WinwebSecurity.gen (McAfee)
  • Live Security Platinum (other)
  • Mal/FakeAV-AK (Sophos)
  • MS Removal Tool (other)
  • Security Tool (other)
  • SecurityRisk.Downldr (Symantec)
  • System Security (other)
  • Security Shield (other)
  • SecurityShieldFraud (Symantec)
  • SystemSecurity2009 (other)
  • Total Security (other)
  • Troj/FakeVir-LB (Sophos)
  • Trojan:Win32/Winwebsec (other)
  • TrojanDropper:Win32/Winwebsec (other)
  • W32/AntiVirus2008.AYO (Norman)
  • Win32/Adware.SystemSecurity (ESET)
  • Win32/Adware.WinWebSecurity (ESET)
  • Winweb Security (other)
  • Essential Cleaner (other)
  • Personal Shield Pro (other)
  • Security Shield 2012 (other)
  • Security Sphere 2012 (other)
  • Smart Protection 2012 (other)
  • Security Shield 2012 (other)
  • Smart Fortress 2012 (other)
  • Win 8 Security System (other)
  • Advanced PC Shield 2012 (other)
  • Disk Antivirus Professional (other)
  • AVASoft Professional Antivirus (other)
  • System Doctor 2014 (other)
  • Attentive Antivirus (other)
  • Antiviral Factory 2013 (other)
  • Antivirus Security Pro (other)
  • Smart Guard Protection (other)