FakeVimes is a family of rogue antivirus programs. Firstly spotted in February, 2012, this group of rogues is based on TrojanDownloader:Win32/FakeVimes which tends to attack poorly protected systems. As soon as it downloads FikeVimes components, Trojan sets the system to display fake alerts and scanners reporting about malicious programs detected. This family of programs additionally offers to purchase illegitimate security software. All programs that belong to this family share identical GUI and also use the same alerts expected to make users concerned about their PCs’ security. Typically, FakeVimes members are active for no more than 5 days.Security experts report that FakeVimes family has been particularly popular among Internet criminals and it is expected to grow in the future. 

Windows AntiBreach Module removal steps

November 25th, 2014. What is Windows AntiBreach Module? Windows AntiBreach Module is a malicious application, which hails from a huge family of threats that is called FakeVimes. When it infiltrates computer, this virus starts displaying fake system scanners and pop-up notifications that are set to report... More...

Windows AntiVirus Adviser removal guide

November 18th, 2014. What is Windows AntiVirus Adviser? Windows AntiVirus Adviser is a malicious program that tries to look like a powerful anti-spyware. No matter how convincing it looks, this application has nothing to do with good intentions. Instead of trying to help people check their... More...

Uninstall VirusSecurity

September 1st, 2014. What is VirusSecurity? VirusSecurity (also known as Virus Security) is a fake anti-spyware that can do anything to make you believe that it seeks to help you improve your PC's security and protection. If you started receiving alerts from this program, you should be concerned because it's the... More...

Windows Web Shield removal instructions

May 15th, 2014. Windows Web Shield is a fake security tool that was detected several days ago. Similarly to other rogue anti-spywares, this program promises to help people remove unwanted malware, malicious applications and other cyber threats. Of course, it has no ability to do that... More...

Uninstall Windows Security Master

May 14th, 2014. Windows Security Master is a malicious program, which can easily infiltrate your computer. Such viruses can be prevented by installing reputable anti-spyware and updating it as soon as new updates show up. However, if you keep visiting illegal sites, download illegal programs on the system and... More...

Remove Windows Internet Guard

April 8th, 2014. Windows Internet Guard is a malicious program, which belongs to FakeVimes virus family. All viruses that belong to this gang share the same appearance and also act the same. They all report about nonexistent viruses and then, after scaring people into believing that their PCs are infected, offer... More...

Get rid of Windows Internet Watchdog

April 4th, 2014. Windows Internet Watchdog is a malicious program, which follows another malware known as Windows Web Watchdog . While we still don't have the example of this virus, we decided to write about it following several security experts in order to warn our followers. It seems that this... More...

Removing Windows Web Watchdog

April 1st, 2014. Windows Web Watchdog is a malicious rogue anti-spyware, which belongs to the notorious family of rogues called FakeVimes. As soon as it infiltrates the system, it modifies some of its components and starts showing fake alerts that all report about tens of different viruses. Of course, this is... More...

Remove Windows AntiBreach Patrol

March 31st, 2014. Windows AntiBreach Patrol is a malicious program, which belongs to notorious family of rogues known as FakeVimes. As soon as it enters the system, it drops its own files and starts applying its misleading techniques that are dedicated for the only thing – stealing people's money. The... More...

Windows Antivirus Patrol removal

March 21st, 2014. Windows Antivirus Patrol is a malicious program, which can easily be categorized as rogue anti-spyware. Just like any other rogue, ransomware and similar virus, it was created for making the money for its creators. That's why Windows Antivirus Patrol displays continuous pop-up ads that offer... More...
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