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SysinternalsAntivirus is an adware program which attempts to deceive users by using a known name to be called, like Sysinternals, whose owner is Microsoft.
SysinternalsAntivirus warns users of unexisting threats in their computers so that they purchase a certain program that removes them from the computer.
Additionally, it prevents users from working with the computer, as it blocks the execution of the files with an EXE extension, displaying a message informing them that these files are infected.
SysinternalsAntivirus 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.
SysinternalsAntivirus is easy to recognize, as it shows the symptoms below:
- It reaches the computer in a file with the following icon:
- When it is run and installed, the interface of the program is displayed and starts scanning the system in search for possible malware:
- Once finished, it displays a warning message informing users that the program has found several infected programs and documents in the computer: