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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 when the user accesses certain websites which display banners or pop-up windows which lead to the download of this program.
|First detected on:||Nov. 13, 2009|
|Detection updated on:||Nov. 19, 2009|
AntiAID 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.
AntiAID 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.
AntiAID is easy to recognize, as it shows the following symptoms:
- When the file is run, the installation process starts and the user has to follow several screens. One of the screens is the following:
- Once installed, it simulates that the program is being loaded:
- Then, it starts scanning the system in search for possible malware: