Antivirus 8 is a fake infection used by Paladin Antivirus rogue security software to scare Internet users into purchasing its defunct product. When Paladin Antivirus scamware enters your workstation, it displays false alerts to try and frighten you to think your PC is infected. One such warning says "Warning! Adware detected!" Antivirus 8 appears as the main Adware threat in the phony alert. The Antivirus 8 parasite is not really on your machine, so do not fall for this trickery and have Paladin Antivirus and all other related threats removed using a reliable anti-spyware program.
What is Antivirus 8?
Antivirus 8 is a new rogue anti-spyware tool and a clone of General Antivirus and Internet Antivirus Pro. Advertised through the use of Trojans, Antivirus 8 is able to pop up fake security alerts about infections that supposedly inhabit your machine. When you click on these alerts, Antivirus 8 will be installed on your computer and automatically be configured to run when you start Windows. When running, it will scan your computer and display a variety of infections that cannot be removed unless you first purchase the program.
Actually, Antivirus 8 can not remove any actual infections because it's not developed on a legitimate antivirus engine. On the other hand, though, ignoring Antivirus 8 in your system will soon turn its obsessive pranks into a major system disruption and further malware invasion resulting in getting your privacy violated. Therefore, it's highly recommended to remove Antivirus 8 once you spot its signs on your computer.
Do you have Antivirus 8?
If you have enough time and expertise, you can search your computer for System Security 2009 manually. However, it might take hours to find out all files of Antivirus 8, and it is possible that Antivirus 8 will appear after rebooting, for its hidden files may still be there.
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