Antivirus Lab 2009 infects computer systems with the help of the Zlob Trojan. The Zlob Trojan is a malware that pretends to be a video codec required to view an online movie. Once the Zlob Trojan is installed you will start to see fake Windows Security Center alerts appearing in your Windows taskbar. If you click on these alerts, they will launch the Antivirus Lab program, which will start scanning your computer. The current text of these fake alerts is:
System has detected a number of active spyware applications that may impact the performance of your computer. Click the icon to get rid of unwanted spyware by downloading an up-to-date anti-spyware solution.
Clicking on the warning will initiate Antivirus Lab 2009 download. Immediately once Antivirus Lab 2009 is installed, it will perform an system scan and display a report showing a variety of malware that cannot be removed unless first purchasing the program. All of the security risks found, though, are fake and are only being shown to scare people into buying the software.
Antivirus Lab 2009 is a particularly nasty rogue, when it infects a PC it will usually become very slow and unresponsive. Antivirus Lab 2009 is a very dangerous software created by the same jerks who created other harmful rogue security software including:
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