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A-FastAntivirus is an adware program that carries out the following actions:
A-FastAntivirus creates a directory called A-fast in the Program Files directory. In this folder it creates the file A-FAST.EXE which belongs to the main file of the program.
Additionally, it creates a file called A-FAST ANTIVIRUS.LNK in the Desktop. It is a shortcut to the program:
A-FastAntivirus creates the following entries in the Windows Registry:
A-FastAntivirus 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.
A-FastAntivirus is 979,968 bytes in size and is compressed with UPX v1.9.
Additionally, the application offers different services, like email protection and firewall, as can be seen in the following image:
Investigation carried out by Aitor Crespo.