Threat Description

Rogue: W32/XPAntivirus.gen!


Category: Malware
Type: Rogue
Platform: W32


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


Automatic action

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.

Contact Support

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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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