Published Sep 14, 2010|Updated Sep 15, 2017

Rogue:Win32/FakeCog

Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: Win32/Adware.CoreguardAntivirus (ESET) not-a-virus:FraudTool.Win32.CoreGuard2009 (Kaspersky) FakeAlert-FQ (McAfee) W32/Renos.FIP (Norman) Mal/TDSSPack-L (Sophos) CoreGuardAntivirus2009 (Symantec) Fraudtool.CoreGuard2009.A (VirusBuster) CoreGuard Antivirus 2009 (other) Dr.Guard (other) Digital Protection (other) Your Protection (other) Protection Center (other) Defense Center (other) Trojan:Win32/FakeCog (Microsoft) Anvi Antivirus (other) Data Protection (other)

Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat. 

This threat claims to scan your PC for malware and then shows you fake warnings. They try to convince you to pay to register the software to remove the non-existent threats.

See the Win32/FakeCog description for more information.

Find out ways that malware can get on your PC.

 

Latest news
VIEW ALL