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It deceives users and warns them of unexisting threats in their computers. In order to eliminate them, they are enticed to purchase a certain program. It can be downloaded from the website belonging to the company that has developed it.
|First detected on:||Feb. 20, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||April 2, 2009|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Anti-Virus-1 is an adware program that deceives users warning them of unexisting threats in their computers so that they purchase a certain program that removes them from the computer.
On the other hand, when the users access certain websites which offer antivirus reviews, they are redirected to a website that imitates the original one where a review of a fake antivirus program is displayed, called Antivirus2010, with features and functions similar to Anti-Virus-1.
Anti-Virus-1 can be voluntarily downloaded from the website belonging to the company that has developed it.