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Category: Malware

Type: Rogue

Aliases: Rogue:W32/DrAntiSpy, Rogue:W32/DrAntiSpy, Adware.DrAntispy.A Rogue:W32/DrAntiSpy FraudTool.Win32.DrAntispy


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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Technical Details

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