Published Dec 09, 2007 | Updated Jul 11, 2017

Rogue:Win32/SpyAxe

Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: SpyAxe (other) VirusHeat (other) ContraVirus (other) Win32/Adware.VirusHeat (ESET) Virus.Win32.Spycrush (other) Program:Win32/AntispyStorm (other)

Summary

Rogue:Win32/SpyAxeis a program that displays misleading warning messages to convince users to purchase a product that removes spyware. It might have a desktop icon that looks like the following:

To detect and remove this threat and other malicious software that may be installed on your computer, run a full-system scan with an appropriate, up-to-date, security solution. The following Microsoft products detect and remove this threat:

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