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It is an adware program which deceives users and warns them of unexisting threats in their computers. It does not allow the files with an EXE extension to be run and opens Internet Explorer windows belonging to websites for adults. 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:||April 2, 2010|
|Detection updated on:||June 18, 2010|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
AntivirusSuite is an adware program that 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, and opens Internet Explorer windows belonging to several websites for adults.
AntivirusSuite 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.
AntivirusSuite is easy to recognize, as it shows the symptoms below:
- As soon as the computer is infected, a notification like the following is displayed:
- Then, the interface of the program is displayed and starts scanning the system in search for possible malware:
- Additionally, it displays Internet Explorer windows like the following which belong to websites for adults: