Do you know what Advanced Antivirus is?
Advanced Antivirus or AdvancedAntivirus, is a fake anti-spyware program that pretends to have the ability to remove viruses and spyware on your computer. After accidently installing Advanced Antivirus we found that it does not remove spyware or viruses but it does do a good job at annoying the hell out of you. Advanced Antivirus may come from a Trojan infection or directly from the AAV2008.com website.
Once installed, Advanced Antivirus attempts to hijack your homepage redirecting you to malicious websites where you can easily lose your money on an advertised program. Advanced Antivirus may end up stealing your personal information which can become a serious threat to your personal data and identity.
In non-techie terms: Advanced Antivirus is similar to other rogue anti-spyware programs only Advanced Antivirus takes more than just your money, it can steal your personal and private information. Advanced Antivirus can do this by opening up a security hole and transfer information to a remote user. It is very essential to remove Advanced Antivirus from your computer unless you do not mind your bank account info or private information being shared over the internet.
Aliases: AdvancedAntivirus, Advanced Antivirus 2008, AAV2008, aav2008.com.