Virus Encyclopedia site maintained by Symantec, makers of the popular Norton
This signature detects a fake antivirus scan page that displays false virus scan
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The example also shows how good Norton Internet Security is at blocking these
... the alert window, but instead be programmed to activate a virus or worse.
If Norton AntiVirus detects a security threat, an alert window appears in your
computer's notification area automatically. In many instances, the alert window ...
In fact, fake “virus alerts” often mimic ones displayed by brand-name products. ...
fakes often mimic well-known brands such as Grisoft AVG, Norton and McAfee.
Fake virus warnings that will actually infect your machine. ... a security
perspective but provides limited or no security, generates erroneous or
misleading alerts, ...
I have a Norton anti-virus warning that pops up and then I can't close either that
window or ANY OTHER window!!!! Address bar has this in it: ...
Nov 17, 2014 ... The general piece of advice when seeing fake alerts and warnings is to remain
calm and try to ..... Then I ran my Norton anti virus – deep scan.
Jan 20, 2016 ... The alert message is displayed via a web page hosted on .... virus.exe. What's
the difference between real and fake Norton?