January 19, 2008

AntiSpyBoss - Misleading Application

AntiSpyBoss - Misleading Application
It creates random files on the computer. It then detects these files as false or exaggerated system security threats during a system scan.
The user is then prompted to pay for a full license of the application in order to remove the errors.

Install Location

* C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\AntiSpyBoss
* %ProgramFiles%\AntiSpyBoss

Systems Affected: Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP

1. Disable System Restore (Windows Me/XP).
2. Update the virus definitions.
3. Run a full system scan.
4. Delete any values added to the registry.

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