Monday, September 20, 2010

Nava Shield

Nava Shield is a rogue security product that runs a fake “scan” and pretends to find malicious code on a victim’s machine in order to frighten him or her into purchasing fraudulent non-functioning software.

A fake Nava Shield scan:

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Fake detection and “fix.”

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After a scan, Nava Shield claimed it was “neutralizing” files that weren’t even on a test computer.

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When installed, Nava Shield creates a directory structure in C:\Program Files\ and installs the below files:

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It shows the victim a “License Agreement”

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The “Nava Shield Terms” probably were not written by a native speaker of English:

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It also displays fake certifications. The McAfee Secure logo should be a link to that service, but in Nava Shield it's a simple graphic.

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How to remove Nava Shield:

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