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.
Once detected, the F-Secure security product will automatically disinfect the suspect file by either deleting it or renaming it.
More scanning & removal options
More information on scanning or removal options is available in the documentation for your F-Secure security product on the Downloads section of our Home - Global site.
You may also refer to the Knowledge Base on the F-Secure Community site for more information.
Winantivirus is an rogue antivirus program that pretends to scan the system, and then displays false or exaggerated results. Here is a sample screenshot of program while it performs a system scan:
This rogueware is closely related to the XPAntivirus rogueware family.Other names used by this rogueware are :
- WinAntiVirus Pro 2007
- Vista Antivirus 2008