XP Antispyware 2009
Aliases: Win32/FakeRean (Microsoft) Rogue:Win32/FakeRean (other)
XP Antispyware 2009 is a member of the Win32/FakeRean family, a family of programs that claim to scan for malware and display fake warnings of malicious files. They then inform the user that they need to pay money to register the software in order to remove these non-existent threats.
- Microsoft Security Essentials
- Microsoft Safety Scanner
- Windows Defender
- Microsoft Windows Malicious Software Removal Tool
For more information on antivirus software, see http://www.microsoft.com/windows/antivirus-partners/.