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Virus:HTML/FakeAlert.AP
Date discovered:13/03/2012
Type:HTML
In the wild:No
Reported Infections:Medium
Distribution Potential:Low
Damage Potential:Medium
VDF version:7.11.25.48 - Tuesday, March 13, 2012
IVDF version:7.11.25.48 - Tuesday, March 13, 2012

 General Method of propagation:
   • No own spreading routine


Platforms / OS:
   • Windows 2000
   • Windows XP
   • Windows 2003
    Windows Vista
    Windows Server 2008
    Windows 7


Side effects:
    Falsely reports malware infection or system problems and offers to fix them if the user buys the application.
    Redirects to an infected website


Right after execution it runs a windows application which will display the following window:

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Description inserted by Wensin Lee on Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Description updated by Wensin Lee on Wednesday, March 14, 2012

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