Do you know what Windows Antivirus 2008 is?
Windows Antivirus 2008 or Windows Antivirus2008, is a rogue anti-spyware program that uses its common name to trick computer users into thinking that it is a legitimate anti-spyware or anti-virus application. Windows Antivirus 2008 is a clone of Antivirus2008 which shares the same malicious actions of deviation.
We have noticed that if you have Windows Antivirus 2008 installed it will bombard you with popups and alert messages that say you have an infection. In some cases Windows Antivirus 2008 will prompt you to purchase the full Windows Antivirus 2008 version to remove the infections that it supposedly found.
In non-techie terms: Windows Antivirus 2008 is not much different from other rogue anti-spyware programs running lose on the internet. They all have a goal of extorting money from you in return for a bogus program. Windows Antivirus 2008's name is very close to Norton Antivirus2008 which is a legitimate program. Do not get the two confused, Windows Antivirus 2008 is the fake program and Norton Antivirus2008 is an actual antivirus removal application. You should not download or purchase Windows Antivirus 2008 under any circumstances.
Aliases: Windows Antivirus 2008, Windows Antivirus2008, Antivirus 2008, Antivirus2008
Known on the Web as: FraudTool.Win32.AntiVirus2008.j (Kaspersky), Downloader.MisleadApp (Symantec), Win32/SillyDl.EMX (CA AV), Antivirus2008, Rogue.Antivirus2008.