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It deceives users making them think that their computer is infected and offering them a fake security program that eliminates such threats. It does not spread automatically by its own means.
|First detected on:||Oct. 27, 2008|
|Detection updated on:||Oct. 28, 2008|
Aidreden.A is a Trojan which is designed to deceive users making them think that their computer is infected and offering them a fake security program that eliminates such threats.
Aidreden.A does not spread automatically using its own means. It needs an attacking user's intervention in order to reach the affected computer.
Aidreden.A is easy to recognize, as it displays the following symptoms:
- When it is run, it displays the following message:
Additionally, this message is displayed periodically.
- When the users access certain websites, they are redirected to another that seems to be Microsoft Security Center's, from which the users can download a fake antispyware program: