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RedCrossAntivirus is an adware program which warns users of unexisting threats in their computers so that they purchase a certain program that removes them from the computer.
RedCrossAntivirus can reach the computer when the user accesses certain websites which display banners or pop-up windows which lead to the download of this program. It can also reach the computer in a link that can be received via spam messages, fraudulent websites, etc.
RedCrossAntivirus is easy to recognize, as it shows the symptoms below:
- When it is run, it displays the window of an installer, like the following:
- Once it is installed, it displays a warning message to remind users that their computer is not protected and that the antivirus program is a trial version: