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Alert level: Low Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus
Also detected as: Rogue:Win32/Winwebsec (Microsoft) Trojan.Win32.FakeAV.wly (Kaspersky) Win32/Adware.SecurityTool (ESET) FakeAlert-AVPSec.k (McAfee) Mal/FakeAV-EE (Sophos) TROJ_FAKEAV.BKC (Trend Micro) SecurityShieldFraud (Symantec) Fake utorrent (other)
Rogue Antivirus programs are programs that generate misleading alerts and false detections in order to convince users to purchase illegitimate security software. Some of these programs may display product names or logos in an apparently unlawful attempt to impersonate Microsoft products.
- Microsoft Security Essentials
- Windows Defender
- Microsoft Safety Scanner
- Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool