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Old 05-23-2012, 06:57 AM
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Exclamation The Latest Virus Outbreak - Trojan

Fake Alert-SecurityTool.eq

Tries to connect to an ip address: 178.162.---.117

It also modifies several registry keys, relating to your pcs' internet connection.
The trojan activates each time you start windows.

Known Aliases:

Kaspersky - Trojan-FakeAV.Win32.SmartFortress2012.zq
NOD32 - a variant of Win32/Kryptik.AFRS
Avast - Win32: Winwebsec-A [Trj]
Microsoft - Rogue: Win32/Winwebsec

Removal Instructions - Go to your virus softwares' site and update to the latest scan engine.
Follow any instructions provided.
Examples may include disabling system restore and registry key deletion.

For any help on the above methods please post here and we'll be happy to help.


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