OSX/FakeAV-A

Category: Viruses and Spyware Protection available since:06 May 2011 10:39:36 (GMT)
Type: Malicious behavior Last Updated:06 May 2011 10:39:36 (GMT)
Prevalence: Several Reports

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Aliases

  • Hoax.Mac.MacProtector.a
  • Hoax.OSX.Defma.d
  • MacProtector
  • MACOS/FakeAV.A
  • Rogue:MacOS_X/FakeMacdef
  • OSX_FAKEDEF.M

Characteristics

  • Dropped by malware
  • Leaves non infected files on computer
  • Opens links to websites
  • Modifies browser settings

Affected Operating Systems

Mac OS

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