If ever you observe a Live Security Platinum Firewall Alert and Warning on your PC, immediately cease your interaction with it. These pop-up messages are originating from fake security software called Live Security Platinum. There is growing number of victims that are suffering from this malware.
cpv.servefed.info is a browser hijacker web site that intends to display advertisement on the infected computer. This threat is also known for distributing rogue programs that will disguise as Windows registry tool. User may encounter cpv.servefed.info if they pay a visit to contaminated web sites. On some instances, the malware may come bundled with a freeware (free software) that you may download from third party provider.
A new fake antivirus program is discovered and it is using infected web sites to deliver fake online virus scanner. This fake message does not originate inside your computer. It may look like a real Windows alert but in reality, this tries to mislead victims into downloading a trial copy of the fake antivirus.
“License expiration error” is a fake pop up alert message being issued by a fake antivirus program on victim’s computer. The sole purpose of this false message is to scare computer owners about a presence of virus including Trojan.FileHarakiri. Though, detected threats do not actually present on the system, it will be revealed to influence those who can read the message.
Trojan.FileHarakiri is an exhibited threat on computers that is believed to be infected with a rogue program. This detection was aimed to deceive victims and make them believe that computer is under attack. To remove Trojan.FileHarakiri, the pop up alert suggests to update to a licensed version. By doing so, Internet browser will open a payment web site where users can purchase the registered version using their credit cards. This transaction will be able to charge the target users credit card as a payment for the endorsed rogue antivirus program. Security alert will contain some text in the following format:
Antivirus8 Resident Shield will imply that computer is infected with Keylogger.iSnake.PRO and advise that it must be remove with the registered version of the program. This tactic has been used and abused by various kind of rogue security software as a promotional method to sell their products in a fraudulent manner. This fake warning will ascend from your Windows task bar and appears aggressively on the computer screen. The message states that:
Pop up message “Windows Security has found critical process activity on your system…” is issued by rogue security software to induce users into using their software as a virus removal tool. This fake warning will lead to a more annoying and devastating pop-up alerts when executed.
Keylogger.iSnake.PRO is a detection of an imaginable threat that aims to deceive computer users and force them to acquire a registered version of AntivirusGT. There is a real Keylogger.iSnake.PRO virus but coming from an unknown program, rest assure that this keylogger does not reside on the computer. If there is one thing you have to remove, it is the rogue program that detected it. The message content will be:
“Warning: Infection is Detected” is a fake alert message that user may observe when a rogue program called Wireshark Antivirus bothers the computer. It has been a tactic of bogus anti-virus software to persuade victims with scary task bar messages like this one. Later the malware will advise them to obtain the registered copy of the software to be able to clean the PC.