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What is AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 is a fake anti-malware application. These so-called "rogues" use intentional false positives to convince users that their systems have been compromised. Then they try to sell you their software, claiming it will remove these threats. In extreme cases the false threats are actually the very trojans that advertise or even directly install the rogue. You are strongly advised to follow our removal instructions below.

How do I know if I am infected with AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011?

This is how the main screen of the rogue application looks:

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You will find these icons on your desktop and in your taskbar:

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And see these warnings:

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How did AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 get on my computer?

Rogue programs use different methods for spreading themselves. This particular one was promoted by a fake online scanner.

How do I remove AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011?

Our program Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware can detect and remove this rogue application.

  • Please download Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware to your desktop.
  • Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  • At the end, be sure a check-mark is placed next to the following:
    • Update Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
    • Launch Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware

    [*]Then click Finish.

    [*]If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.

    [*]Once the program has loaded, select Perform quick scan, then click Scan.

    [*]When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.

    [*]Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected. Reboot your computer if prompted.

    [*]When completed, a log will open in Notepad. The rogue application should now be gone.

Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011?

  • No, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware removes AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 completely.

How would the full version of Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware help protect me?

We hope our application has helped you eradicate this malicious software. If your current security solution let this infection through, you might please consider purchasing the FULL version of Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware for additional protection.

As you can see below the full version of Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware would have protected you against the AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 rogue. It would have warned you before the rogue could install itself, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late.

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Technical details for experts

Signs in a HijackThis log:

C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011\AntiVirus AntiSpyware.exe
C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011\securitymanager.exe

O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011] "C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011\AntiVirus AntiSpyware.exe" /STARTUP
O4 - HKCU\..\Run: [AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 Security] C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011\securitymanager.exe

Alterations made by the installer:



File System
===============
Adds the folder C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011
Adds the file securitymanager.exe"="10:13 28/02/11 194560 bytes
Adds the file securityhelper.exe"="22:00 28/02/11 4348928 bytes
Adds the file IcoUninstall.ico"="11:52 25/02/11 894 bytes
Adds the file IcoHelp.ico"="11:52 25/02/11 894 bytes
Adds the file IcoActivate.ico"="11:52 25/02/11 894 bytes
Adds the file AntiVirus AntiSpyware.exe"="10:13 28/02/11 2793984 bytes
In the existing folder C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch
Adds the file AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011.lnk"="20:28 09/03/11 1977 bytes
In the existing folder C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Desktop
Adds the file AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011.lnk"="20:28 09/03/11 1999 bytes
In the existing folder C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Local Settings\Temp
Adds the file _19.tmp"="20:28 09/03/11 0 bytes
Adds the file 02c9c3c35bdx5.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 47104 bytes
Adds the file 17dkf.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 100352 bytes
Adds the file 1iowieoo.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 39936 bytes
Adds the file 472a10e2ebxd9.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 45056 bytes
Adds the file 56493.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 59392 bytes
Adds the file 8gmsed-bd.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 56320 bytes
Adds the file ae0965a7157cd.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 46080 bytes
Adds the file al3erfa3.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 25600 bytes
Adds the file alerfa.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 23552 bytes
Adds the file alerfa2.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 24576 bytes
Adds the file altedf.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 64512 bytes
Adds the file aqfitrlxi2.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 43008 bytes
Adds the file backd-efq.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 7168 bytes
Adds the file brdss.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 70656 bytes
Adds the file bzqa43d.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 55296 bytes
Adds the file cffd4.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 91136 bytes
Adds the file cocksucker.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 80896 bytes
Adds the file cosock.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 73728 bytes
Adds the file cowceb.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 28672 bytes
Adds the file cunifuc.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 37888 bytes
Adds the file d20mes.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 61440 bytes
Adds the file dc_3.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 63488 bytes
Adds the file dd10x10.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 33792 bytes
Adds the file ddoll3342.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 40960 bytes
Adds the file destroyer.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 95232 bytes
Adds the file dffuck.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 94208 bytes
Adds the file dkfjd93.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 81920 bytes
Adds the file ds7hw.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 26624 bytes
Adds the file eelnvd13.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 50176 bytes
Adds the file exppdf_w.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 8192 bytes
Adds the file fadz43.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 20480 bytes
Adds the file fe.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 90112 bytes
Adds the file format.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 97280 bytes
Adds the file g_dx234.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 10240 bytes
Adds the file ggwwef9752.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 21504 bytes
Adds the file gpupz2a.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 16384 bytes
Adds the file hhbboll_2.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 32768 bytes
Adds the file hiphop.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 84992 bytes
Adds the file hodeme.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 92160 bytes
Adds the file htfad4.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 29696 bytes
Adds the file hvipws9.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 52224 bytes
Adds the file jdhellwo3.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 51200 bytes
Adds the file jkfuckfu.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 44032 bytes
Adds the file jofcdks.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 34816 bytes
Adds the file kjdh_gf_jjdhgd.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 48128 bytes
Adds the file kjh102k3.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 77824 bytes
Adds the file kn.a.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 4096 bytes
Adds the file kock.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 79872 bytes
Adds the file ljts-23.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 62464 bytes
Adds the file lkhgg_ea.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 57344 bytes
Adds the file lols.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 93184 bytes
Adds the file ploper.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 78848 bytes
Adds the file poertd.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 89088 bytes
Adds the file ppddfcfux.exxe"="20:28 09/03/11 41984 bytes
Adds the file protector2.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 88064 bytes
Adds the file pswwg3c.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 30720 bytes
Adds the file puzpup.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 53248 bytes
Adds the file qwedvor.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 99328 bytes
Adds the file qwklrvjhqlkj.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 22528 bytes
Adds the file r0life.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 38912 bytes
Adds the file rator.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 67584 bytes
Adds the file rtfme.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 101376 bytes
Adds the file safe.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 87040 bytes
Adds the file snowif.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 66560 bytes
Adds the file sycre.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 65536 bytes
Adds the file timem.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 86016 bytes
Adds the file tryh-blv.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 54272 bytes
Adds the file w32-reno-c.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 9216 bytes
Adds the file w32rim_mem.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 6144 bytes
Adds the file warsddd_w.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 14336 bytes
Adds the file wefgetn_00.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 13312 bytes
Adds the file wined.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 71680 bytes
Adds the file winifi.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 68608 bytes
Adds the file wrcud12.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 11264 bytes
Adds the file wrfwe_di.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 58368 bytes
Adds the file wwautrsd.exe"="20:28 09/03/11 18432 bytes
Adds the file wwwsssgen.exe"="20:29 09/03/11 27648 bytes
In the existing folder C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Start Menu\Programs
Adds the file AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011.lnk"="20:28 09/03/11 2005 bytes
Adds the folder C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Start Menu\Programs\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011
Adds the file How to Activate AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011.lnk"="20:28 09/03/11 1202 bytes
Adds the file Help AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011.lnk"="20:28 09/03/11 1176 bytes
Adds the file AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011.lnk"="20:28 09/03/11 2011 bytes
Adds the file Activate AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011.lnk"="20:28 09/03/11 2011 bytes

Registry
===============
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011]
"LastUpdateDate"="'2011/2/16'"
"LastTimeStamp"="-22"
"InstNM"="'C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011\AntiVirus AntiSpyware.exe'"
"BackgroundScanTimeout"="1"
"BackgroundScan"="1"
"MinimizeOnStart"="0"
"AutomaticallyUpdates"="1"
"ScanSystemOnStartup"="1"
"SoftID"="'AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011'"
"InstallDir"="'C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011'"
"ADVid"="'146'"
"uninstaller"="'C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011\securityhelper.exe'"
"(Default)"="'C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011'"
"BuyUrl"="'28C436E084BB7E39F3B10AB4374027D0D492F8B40D00C504EA46103036F048C022CDCFEAC3A5A8DD9A14F89AD'"
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011]
"DisplayIcon"="'"C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011\securityhelper.exe",1'"
"UninstallString"="'"C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011\securityhelper.exe" /UNINSTALL'"
"DisplayName"="'AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011'"
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
"AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011"="'"C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011\AntiVirus AntiSpyware.exe" /STARTUP'"
"AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 Security"="'C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Application Data\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011\securitymanager.exe'"


Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware log:

Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware 1.50.1.1100
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: 6003

Windows 5.1.2600 Service Pack 3
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702

3/9/2011 8:36:22 PM
mbam-log-2011-03-09 (20-36-22).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Objects scanned: 127545
Time elapsed: 2 minute(s), 18 second(s)

Memory Processes Infected: 3
Memory Modules Infected: 0
Registry Keys Infected: 3
Registry Values Infected: 2
Folders Infected: 1
Files Infected: 14

Memory Processes Infected:
c:\documents and settings\{username}\Desktop\setup.exe (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> 3492 -> Unloaded process successfully.
c:\documents and settings\{username}\application data\antivirus antispyware 2011\antivirus antispyware.exe (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> 3696 -> Unloaded process successfully.
c:\documents and settings\{username}\application data\antivirus antispyware 2011\securitymanager.exe (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> 3704 -> Unloaded process successfully.

Memory Modules Infected:
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Infected:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\SETUP.EXE (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 (Rogue.AntiVirusAntiSpyware2011) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 (Rogue.AntiVirusAntiSpyware2011) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Values Infected:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Value: AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 Security (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Value: AntiVirus AntiSpyware 2011 Security -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Folders Infected:
c:\documents and settings\{username}\start menu\Programs\antivirus antispyware 2011 (Rogue.AntiVirusAntiSpyware2011) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Files Infected:
c:\documents and settings\{username}\Desktop\setup.exe (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\documents and settings\{username}\application data\antivirus antispyware 2011\antivirus antispyware.exe (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\documents and settings\{username}\application data\antivirus antispyware 2011\securitymanager.exe (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\documents and settings\{username}\start menu\Programs\antivirus antispyware 2011.lnk (Rogue.AntiVirusAntiSpyware2011) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\documents and settings\{username}\start menu\Programs\antivirus antispyware 2011\help antivirus antispyware 2011.lnk (Rogue.AntiVirusAntiSpyware2011) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\documents and settings\{username}\start menu\Programs\antivirus antispyware 2011\activate antivirus antispyware 2011.lnk (Rogue.AntiVirusAntiSpyware2011) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\documents and settings\{username}\start menu\Programs\antivirus antispyware 2011\antivirus antispyware 2011.lnk (Rogue.AntiVirusAntiSpyware2011) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\documents and settings\{username}\start menu\Programs\antivirus antispyware 2011\how to activate antivirus antispyware 2011.lnk (Rogue.AntiVirusAntiSpyware2011) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\documents and settings\{username}\Desktop\antivirus antispyware 2011.lnk (Rogue.AntiVirusAntiSpyware2011) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\documents and settings\{username}\application data\microsoft\internet explorer\quick launch\antivirus antispyware 2011.lnk (Rogue.AntiVirusAntiSpyware2011) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\documents and settings\{username}\local settings\Temp\ppddfcfux.exxe (Trojan.FakeAlert) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\documents and settings\{username}\local settings\Temp\w32rim_mem.exe (Trojan.Downloader) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\documents and settings\{username}\local settings\Temp\wrfwe_di.exe (Trojan.Downloader) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
c:\documents and settings\{username}\local settings\Temp\dffuck.exe (Malware.Trace) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware could have protected your computer against this threat.

We use different ways of protecting your computer(s):

  • Dynamically Blocks Malware Sites & Servers
  • Malware Execution Prevention

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