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Simulates the installation of a program and warns users on the fact that they will be reported if they go on with the installation process.
|First detected on:||Sept. 14, 2004|
|Detection updated on:||April 19, 2006|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
Illegal is a joke type malware. These harmless programs display fake error messages on screen warning about the execution of destructive actions, fake these actions or change the mouse or screen settings.
To be more precise, Illegal simulates the installation of a program. During the installation process, it warns the user on the fact that the program is ilegitimate and that it has been pirated.
If users go on with the installation process, Illegal displays a message that notify users that they have been reported on installing components of a suppossed illegitimate software.