0149.0153 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware.


0149.0152 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware.


0149.0151 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware.


Newly created families for February (0149.0127-0149.0150)

ADWARE

Adware is a type of advertising display software that delivers advertising content potentially in a manner or context that may be unexpected and unwanted by users.
Many adware applications also perform tracking functions, and therefore may also be categorized as tracking technologies. Some consumers may want to remove adware if they object to such tracking, do not wish to see the advertising caused by the program, or are frustrated by its effects on system performance.

Win32.Adware.BadBar
Win32.Adware.BrowserQuest


A new clone from the MalwareCatcher rogue security software family has now been released. 

The fraud tool is called SecurityAntivirus and will add hundreds of registry keys within:


0149.0150 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware.


New Rogue: SecurePcAV

by LS Anders on February 9th, 2010 in Rogues, Security Alert.

Today’s rogue antispyware clone of the WiniGuard family is SecurePcAV.















AdvancedDefender is a new rogue antispyware application. It is a clone of PersonalGuard2009.















0149.0149 is now available, new definition file for Ad-Aware.


PaladinAntivirus is a new rogue anti-spyware application. It is a clone of ProtectionSystem.















New Rogue: Antivirus

by Albin on February 8th, 2010 in Rogues, Security Alert.

A new rogue security product was found by Lavasoft Malware Labs this afternoon (UTC+01:00 - Amsterdam, Berlin, Bern, Rome, Stockholm, Vienna). It's called Antivirus and will show a long list of false positives to entice victims into buying the fraud tool.


New Rogue: SafePcAV

by LS Anders on February 8th, 2010 in Rogues, Security Alert.

The creators behind the rogue antispyware appliaction WiniGuard have released yet another clone of their software. This one is called SafePcAV.