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.
Based on the settings of your F-Secure security product, it may block the file from running, move it to the quarantine where it cannot spread or cause harm, or ask you to select an action.
This is the family description for the Rogue:W32/UltimateFix family of rogueware.
Variants in the UltimateFix rogueware family are rogue anti-malware programs that generate fake or misleading scan results,Â& in an attempt to trick users into purchasing their products.
UltimateFix variants commonly launch a downloader that installs the application. much like the one shown below:
Screenshots of known UltimateFix variants can be seen below :
During installation, the program creates these files :
During installation, the program creates the following registry key to automatically execute itself:
Date Created: 2009-03-24 10:04:36.0
Date Last Modified: 2009-04-22 05:58:47.0