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It is an adware program which 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 reach the computer downloaded from certain websites where banners or pop-up windows are displayed.
|First detected on:||Sept. 6, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||May 14, 2010|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
AntivirusPro2010 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.
AntivirusPro2010 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.
AntivirusPro2010 is easy to recognize, as it displays the following symptoms:
- When it is run, a notification like the following is displayed, informing users that Windows has detected malware in their computer:
- Then, it starts scanning the computer: