What types of threats have been plaguing computer users this past month? Take a look, below, at the top threats detected among Ad-Aware users.
Win32.FraudTool.WindowsOptimizationCenter is a rogue anti-spyware application. It may give exaggerated threat reports on the compromised computer then ask the user to purchase a registered version to remove those reported threats.
Win32.Trojan.Sysler installs itself as a trojan. It may also download additional files to the infected system.
Win32.Backdoor.Clemag opens up backdoors on a compromised computer allowing remote access and control of the victim's machine.
Win32.Worm.Lyndegg is a self propagating worm that spreads without user intervention.
MSIL.TrojanPWS.FireThief can steal user passwords on infected system compromising system security and user privacy.