AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 looks like a legitimate antivirus software and promises to be very effective to users. What it actually does is showing fake scanning reports for computer threats on the affected machines, not allowing them to use normally their other applications.
Being a member of the Fake Rean/Braviax family, AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 rogue antivirus program performs a fake scan on the affected machine, showing numerous warnings and messages for non-existing threats. AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 only aim is to scare users off into paying the amount of $ 99.95 for fully removal of threats. It is quite important for users to remember that by doing so they are not only purchasing fake scanning software but may end up giving their personal information to scammers and may end up with their credit cards being ripped off or their personal details used for frauds.
AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 rogue antivirus program has different versions developed for different target auditory depending on the operation systems they use.
How Does AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 Rogue Anti-Virus Program Work?
After being installed on your computer, AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 automatically starts each time you turn on your PC. The threat then starts scanning the machine just like any legitimate anti-virus software will do. Instead of showing real potential threats to users though it starts popping up messages for very dangerous infections, urging users to buy the AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 full version.
Experts advise not to purchase the software in any case as its value is practically zero. The threat does not have any virus database, nor does it perform a real PC scan. The skillfully designed interface lures you into believing that it’s a legitimate program, but don’t be fooled – it’s not.
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AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 Rogue Antivirus Program Distribution Methods
It could be very hard to protect your computer from rogue antivirus programs like AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015. It can sneak into your machine like a Trojan, as all the members from the Fake Rean/Braviax family, so make sure that all your real antivirus software is updated at all times and do not open suspicious email attachments on your PC. Below are the ways users can end up with AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 rogue antivirus program on their computers:
- Entering malicious websites or legitimate sites that have been hacked can make your machine vulnerable to the threat. You may even not notice that the PC has been affected.
- Opening spam emails, containing affected attachments or links to malicious sites. These spam messages have fake subjects with information for shipments, etc. notifying you that you have a delivery from a big shipping company. Beware of such.
- Another way for AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 to get into your computers is when you manually install other legitimate software. Incorrect installation of such may bring the rogue antivirus program to your machine as well.
- It is also known that peer-to-peer websites can contain the AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015. Users should be careful when sharing or downloading files from such.
Removing AVbytes Win 7 Protection 2015 Rogue Antivirus Program:
Security experts recommend immediate removal of the threat. This can be done either manually or automatically following the steps 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.