New Self-Cloning Rogue

by LS Anders on February 5th, 2010 in Rogues, Security Alert.

A new rogue that will randomly change names and include a reference to the current operating system has emerged.

The rogue will change to different names depending on the user's OS. On Windows XP we have encountered the following:

On Windows Vista we have seen it use the following names:

On Windows 7 we have seen it using the following names:

Once installed, the rogue will detect several false infections and it will require a license to remove these infections.  To further scare the user, fake attacks on the system are also shown.

Ad-Aware detects this rogue as Win32.FraudTool.XPAntispyware2010.

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