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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:||May 4, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||Sept. 29, 2009|
CoreGuard2009 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.
CoreGuard2009 can be voluntarily downloaded from the website belonging to the company that has developed it.
CoreGuard2009 is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- It reaches the computer in a file which has the following icon:
- If the user runs the file, the program starts its installation. During this process, a window like the following is displayed, among others, which contains the license agreement of the program:
- Once installed, it starts scanning the computer in search for possible malware: