Do you know what Viruswebprotect.com is?
Viruswebprotect.com is a browser hijacker that may render your web browser unusable by taking it over. Viruswebprotect.com is a dirty website that pushes fake anti-spyware software. Viruswebprotect.com displays annoying popups and alert messages on your computer stating that you are infected with spyware.
Infection Length: 138,293 bytes
Systems Affected: Windows 95, 98, ME, NT (all versions), 2003, Windows XP (all service packs)
Systems Not Affected: DOS, EPOC, Linux, Macintosh, Novell Netware, OS/2, UNIX
Technical details: 1. Creates files in %Windir%\ directory. By default, this is C:\Windows.
2. Adds values to registry keys:
3. Scans the hard drive for .exe files and infects any executable files.
Searches for passwords/information, which it may send to a remote attacker.
Recomendations [SIC]: Click "OK" to download officially approved security software.
Always keep your patch levels up-to-date.
Non-techie terms: Viruswebprotect.com is installed onto your system through the Downloader.Affiliase Trojan. The Downloader.Affiliase Trojan is usually downloaded and installed through a video codec download or P2P website. Viruswebprotect.com and any associated website such as PureSafetyHere.com were created by hackers to take your hard earned money. Do not under any circumstances purchase Viruswebprotect.com or any programs advertised on PureSafetyHere.com.