Thursday, 21 April 2011
Fake BitDefender 2011
According to S!Ri:
Fake BitDefender 2011 uses a real Antivirus solution name to mislead users.
This rogue is from the same family as Fake E-Set Antivirus 2011, Fake AVG Anti-Virus, Antivirus 8.
Previous Family skin was: Antivirus GT, Antivirus 7, Antivir 2010. It is not the first time this rogue takes real Antivirus names.
The Fake BitDefender 2011 rogue detects and display fake infections to scare users pushing them into buying a license.
To register (and help removal), copy paste this code: BKI14-HJP10-IKO78-OBK894-XYL77
Thanks to lelenina for the sample ;)
Edit 21 Apr 2k11: Sample was repacked: http://www.virustotal.com/file-scan/report.html?id=0ecfc26c4c442ee04bcb53ea2f841166233dac7d9c2ebda01d781f990a4781d5-1303403931
According to VirusTotal the sample is now detected by two Antivirus.