Do you know what Antivirus '09 is?
Antivirus '09 or Antivirus09, is a fake anti-spyware program that may scan your computer displaying many bogus results. Antivirus '09 performs many tactics to get you to purchase a full licensed version of Antivirus '09. Some of the things that Antivirus '09 does is popup up fake warning messages alerting you of some type of computer infection and display many fake scan results.
Antivirus '09 may be installed by a Trojan such as Zlob without permission. Do you ever get a message from Antivirus '09 like the following?
"Malware or Advertising item was detected by Antivirus'09!
Malicious object can corrupt your computer files and documents, and steel you personal data such as credit card info or email accounts!
Register to protect from next attack!
VIRUS ATTACK DETECTED!"
In non-techie terms:
The message above is an example of what Antivirus '09 displays as a scare tactic. You must not fall for this trick. Removal of Antivirus '09 is essential to prevent you from damaging your system or wasting your money on this rogue anti-spyware application.
Aliases: Antivirus '09, Antivirus 09, Antivirus09.