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AlfaCleaner is a rogue security software that may give exaggerated reports of threats on the computer and then prompts the user to purchase a registered version of the software in order to remove the reported threats. AlfaCleaner has been known to install itself when visiting a WMF exploit-infected web page.

AlfaCleaner icon rogue software

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This exploit affects Windows XP/2000 and Windows 2003 Server-based computers.


References Edit

http://www.symantec.com/security_response/writeup.jsp?docid=2006-030614-4435-99

http://www.pchell.com/support/alfacleaner.shtml

http://www.spywarewarrior.com/rogue_anti-spyware.htm

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