Rogue:W32/XPAntivirus.gen!

Threat description

Details

Category: Malware
Type: Rogue
Platform: W32

Summary

Rogue:W32/XPAntivirus.gen! is the Generic Detection for Rogue:W32/XPAntivirus variants.



Removal

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Technical Details

XPAntivirus is a family of rogue security programs that claim to detect and remove malicious software, but give fake and exaggerated scan results in an attempt to trick people into purchasing the program.






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