Published Apr 03, 2009|Updated Sep 15, 2017

TrojanDropper:Win32/Insebro.A

Alert level: Severe Detected with Windows Defender Antivirus

Also detected as: WinPC Defender (other) Win-Trojan/Fraudload.70656.AM (AhnLab) Trojan.Agent.AMJV (BitDefender) Win32/FakeAVDI.GD (CA) Trojan.Downloader.FraudLoad-5 (Clam AV) Win32/Adware.WinPCDefender (ESET) Trojan-Downloader.Win32.FraudLoad.dxa (Kaspersky) Downloader-BON (McAfee) Win32/Antivirus2008.CZC (Norman) Mal/EncPk-HP (Sophos) Trojan.Fakeavalert (Symantec) XP Police 2009 (other) PC Defender (other) Win32/Adware.XPPoliceAntivirus (ESET)

TrojanDropper:Win32/Insebro.A is a trojan that downloads and executes arbitrary files. In the wild it has been observed downloading and installing rogue security software, such as Win32/FakeRean, onto affected machines. 
 
Special Note:
Reports of Rogue Antivirus programs have been more prevalent as of late.  These 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. 

 

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