This month, Adware/Gator gains the first position again, with only 75 more detections than Adware/Lop.
Application/Winantivirus2006 moves 2 positions forward, from 6th to 4th position. This rogue antispyware is usually promoted by other adware or by banners included in websites that simulate a fake analysis of the system, which always finds threats. Then, we are requested to purchase for a modest price a program to remove them.
Spyware/Virtumonde rises from the 9th to the 5th position. This malware is continually displaying banners belonging to rogue antispywares and error-repairing programs. Some versions also send information about the programs that the user has installed in the computer. They also download the toolbar Application/VSToolbar.
In the 23rd position we find Adware/Spylocked, which is an adware that promotes Application/Spylocked. It is installed mostly through the famous fakecodecs.
Application/Spylocked is the latest version of a quite well-known rogue antispyware, which has been previously named as SpywareQuake or VirusBurst.