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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:||April 14, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 28, 2010|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
PersonalAntivirus 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.
PersonalAntivirus can be voluntarily downloaded from the website belonging to the company that has developed it.
PersonalAntivirus is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- It has the following icon:
- When it is run, it starts scanning the computer in search for possible malware and once finished, it displays a warning message with the results of the analysis: