Monday, February 8, 2010

Paladin Antivirus

Paladin Antivirus

Paladin Antivirus is a new rogue security application from CoreGuard Antivirus 2009 rogue family. This rogue replaces Malware Defense rogue security application.

Screenshot of Paladin Antivirus splash screen

This rogue contunies the family tradition of attacking legitimate security software. Paladin Antivirus rogue also attempts to uninstall the same set of legitimate security software that this family targets.

  • F-Secure
  • Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware
  • NOD32
  • Agnitum
  • Avira AntiVir
  • avast!
  • AVG
  • BitDefender
  • Sophos
  • Kaspersky

Screenshot of Paladin Antivirus application

Paladin Antivirus displays more fake alert messages and they frequesntly pushes the user to purchase the rogue application.

This rogue also uses MBAM's Signature database like the other members of its family.

Paladin Antivirus removal instructions here

Bharath M N

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