Trojan-Spy.win32.BHO is fake infection. This means that if you receive alert telling you your computer is infected with Trojan-Spy.win32.BHO, the alert is absolute lie. This warning is displayed by rogue anti-viruses in order to gain a purchase. The most majority of corrupt security tools use intimidating strategy to make people interested into paid version. In this case, corrupt security tools are Micro Antivirus 2009 and VistaAntivirus2008. They try to get some money for removing Trojan-Spy.win32.BHO. It is cyber scam, because the trojan doesn’t exist but fake security programs make you pay for deleting it.
The alert about Trojan-Spy.win32.BHO appears after user installs fake video codecs (Video Activex Object Error and Video ActiveX Codec). If user clicks on warning pop-up, web browser immediately displays malicious website with offers to buy VistaAntivirus 2008, Micro Antivirus 2009 and other fraudulent applications.
Although the pop-up is fabricated, it’s displayed by real trojan. If you see security messages with Trojan-Spy.win32.BHO name on it, run reputable anti-spyware scan as soon as possible.
• Changes browser settings
• Shows commercial adverts
• Connects itself to the internet
• Stays resident in background
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