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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:||March 2, 2010|
|Detection updated on:||June 19, 2010|
SecurityAntivirus 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.
Additionally, it prevents users from accessing certain search engines and from running certain antivirus programs. It also modifies the searcher that is displayed in the Search option of the Internet Explorer browser.
SecurityAntivirus 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.
SecurityAntivirus is easy to recognize, as it shows the symptoms bellow:
- It reaches the computer in a file with the following icon:
- Then, the interface of the program is displayed, which has the following appearance, and it starts scanning the system in search for possible malware:
- Once the scan is finished, it displays alert messages like the following, warning of malware infections: