Published May 28, 2010|Updated Sep 15, 2017


Low |Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Aliases: Security Master AV (other) Trojan:Win32/FakeVimes (Microsoft)


Windows Defender Antivirus detects and removes this threat.
This threat is a variant of the Win32/FakeVimes family. Programs in this family claim to scan your PC for malware and then show you fake warnings about malicious programs and viruses. They usually tell you to pay money to register the software and remove the fake malware.
You can read more about this type of threat on our rogue security software page.


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