AVbytes Vista Antivirus 2015 rogue antivirus program is an application that was spotted in the wild the beginning of this month. AVbytes Vista Antivirus 2015 is a rogue antivirus program from the same family of AVbytes Win 7 Antivirus 2015 and AVbytes Win 8 AntiVirus 2015 that we just wrote about – the Braviax/FakeRean family.
AVbytes Vista Antivirus 2015 is known to be able to change its skin into tricking the users to think it’s a legitimate antivirus software. It also performs a fake computer scan issuing reports for various system infiltrations and threats. Its only aim is to make users buy the full version of the rogue antivirus program. AVbytes Vista Antivirus 2015 does not contain the database of a legitimate antivirus software, nor does it performs actual computer scan. Users, having purchased the complete version of AVbytes Vista Antivirus 2015 rogue antivirus program may be subject to data information stealing or personality frauds by scammers as well.
What Does the AVbytes Vista Antivirus 2015 Rogue Antivirus Program Do?
AVbytes Vista Antivirus 2015 performs a non-legitimate scan and imitates threat allocation onto your machine. Being installed once, it starts when your computer is turned on. After performing the scan, it issues a report, containing data for various threats on your PC. If no action is taken by the user, it urges messages on these threats as well. All the messages are leading the user into buying the full version of AVbytes Vista Antivirus 2015, promising to fix all the viruses their machine is infiltrated with.
How Is AVbytes Vista Antivirus 2015 Distributed to Your PC?
There are several ways for AVbytes Vista Antivirus 2015 rogue antivirus program to spread out.
One of them is if a user has entered malicious or real websites, infected with malicious software. The users may even be unaware that the AVbytes Vista Antivirus 2015 rogue antivirus program has been installed into their machines until it starts performing scans and alerting messages.
Another way the rogue antivirus program is spreading out is through spam email messages. The subject of the emails usually contains information for a delivery and the name of a big shipping company. Many users are tricked into opening such which actually contain links or attachments infiltrated with AVbytes Vista Antivirus 2015.
Installing updates or upgrades for legitimate software already present on users’ PC may be a danger as well. Often such contain additional features hidden in the “Recommended Installation” section of the software, one of them possibly being AVbytes Vista Antivirus 2015.
The fourth way a computer may be infiltrated with the AVbytes Vista Antivirus 2015 rogue antivirus program is through peer-to-peer networks. These are notorious for not being safe and files shared or downloaded from such may bring the threat to the computer.
How to Remove the AVbytes Vista Antivirus 2015 from Your Computer?
Users who have spotted the AVbytes Vista Antivirus 2015 rogue antivirus program on their computers, no matter if they have paid for the full version or not, should remove it immediately from their machines. A guide for the removal can be found below.
Spy Hunter FREE scanner will only detect the threat. If you want the threat to be automatically removed, you need to purchase the full version of the malware tool.