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|Alias:||Trojan.Win32.FakeAlert.a, spysheriff.com, Renos,|
It warns users of non-existing threats, which are supposedly deleted when the full version of the program is purchased. It exploits vulnerabilities in order to be automatically downloaded when accessing certain websites.>
|First detected on:||May 26, 2005|
|Detection updated on:||Jan. 22, 2010|
|Yes, using TruPrevent Technologies
SpywareNo is an adware type malware. It is a fake anti-malware program that warns users of non-existing threats, which can only be deleted after purchasing the full version of the program.
When users buy the full version and register the product, the so-called threats are no longer detected and the computer is supposedly clean.
SpywareNo is installed in the affected computer without user consent. It is automatically downloaded while accessing several adult sites or pirated software websites that contain links to web pages that distribute adware belonging to the CWS family by exploiting vulnerabilities. It can also be downloaded from the web page www. spywareno. com.