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Virus:TR/FakeAV.acad
Date discovered:08/04/2011
Type:Trojan
In the wild:No
Reported Infections:Low
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Low
Static file:Yes
File size:344.064 Bytes
MD5 checksum:d6faf1ad833c9405b1e48cb0e62074ca
IVDF version:7.11.06.19 - Friday, April 8, 2011

 General Method of propagation:
   • No own spreading routine


Aliases:
   •  Kaspersky: Trojan.Win32.FakeAV.ckus
   •  F-Secure: Trojan.Win32.FakeAV.ckus
   •  Bitdefender: Trojan.Generic.KD.181566
   •  Grisoft: FakeAV.MKA
   •  Eset: Win32/Kryptik.MLA
   •  DrWeb: Trojan.Fakealert.20509


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 95
   • Windows 98
   • Windows 98 SE
   • Windows NT
   • Windows ME
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003
   • Windows Vista
   • Windows Server 2008
   • Windows 7


Side effects:
   • Disable security applications
   • Drops files
   • Falsely reports malware infection or system problems and offers to fix them if the user buys the application.
   • Lowers security settings
   • Registry modification


Right after execution the following information is displayed:



The pictures have been edited for display purpose.
Description inserted by Szewee Tan on Monday, April 11, 2011
Description updated by Szewee Tan on Monday, April 11, 2011

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