Dishonest antivirus software which tricks users into buying or installing it, usually by infecting a user's computer, or by pretending the computer is infected.
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This family is the detection for the DrAntiSpy rogue antispyware programs. As with most rogueware, DrAntiSpy will display fake or exaggerated scanning results to scare the user into buying a license to use the program.
During installation, the DrAntiSpy family displays a generic end user license agreement (EULA), as seen in this representative example:
If user accepts the EULA by clicking on the appropriate button, the installer downloads and installs the rogueware on the system. The files are installed at:
- C:\Program Files\DrAntispy