MultiRogue 2013 is a generalized term that unites many representatives of rogue security applications that appeared in the autumn of 2013. This is a special type of malware that installs itself without user’s approval onto the infected computer and begins to play the game of imitating the traits of some anti-virus that allegedly came to protect your system from various kinds of infections. The rogue changes its name depending on the type of the operating system installed on the infected computer. This is why there are many variations of it today, having different beginning but generally similar ending. The table below depicts several examples of such malicious utilities.
Most widely spread malwares of MultiRogue 2013 clan:
|Windows XP||Windows Vista||Windows 7|
|XP Defender 2013||Vista Defender 2013||Win 7 Defender 2013|
|XP Internet Security 2013||Vista Internet Security 2013||Win 7 Internet Security 2013|
|XP Home Security 2013||Vista Home Security 2013||Win 7 Home Security 2013|
|XP Antispyware 2013||Vista Antispyware 2013||Win 7 Antispyware 2013|
|XP Antivirus 2013||Vista Antivirus 2013||Win 7 Antivirus 2013|
|XP Security 2013||Vista Security 2013||Win 7 Security 2013|
|XP Total Security 2013||Vista Total Security 2013||Win 7 Total Security 2013|
|XP Internet Security Pro 2013||Vista Internet Security Pro 2013||Win 7 Internet Security Pro 2013|
|XP Home Security Pro 2013||Vista Home Security Pro 2013||Win 7 Home Security Pro 2013|
|XP Antispyware Pro 2013||Vista Antispyware Pro 2013||Win 7 Antispyware Pro 2013|
|XP Antivirus Pro 2013||Vista Antivirus Pro 2013||Win 7 Antivirus Pro 2013|
|XP Security Pro 2013||Vista Security Pro 2013||Win 7 Security Pro 2013|
|XP Total Security Pro 2013||Vista Total Security Pro 2013||Win 7 Total Security Pro 2013|
The prefix “Pro” in the name of some particular MultiRogue 2013 virus probably means that users by mistake purchased the “professional” version of this malware sample, however, they should not have done this. The reason why they purchased this rogue is because they were scared by the faulty information that was presented by this malware tool. The virus runs the multitude of fictitious system scans each time the PC is started. It then displays the number of fake alerts to scare users with a lot of untrue information about the condition of their workstation. Many fake threats are reported by this malware, such as fake Trojans, worms, adware, spyware, keyloggers, dialers, etc. Such information must never be treated by users as serious. The plan of the rogue is to make users buy its fake and helpless so-called licensed version which is not able to remove real security threats. It only displays invented infections which don’t even dwell on your hard drive.
MultiRogue 2013 infection is the one that requires immediate removal. In order to accomplish this worthwhile goal please refer to the guide below that will render the generalized information on removal of this fake anti-spyware utility. The video guide at YouTube is also a good source of information on how to get rid of this special type of virus infection.
Typical GUI of MultiRogue 2013:
MultiRogue 2013 similar removal video guide:
MultiRogue 2013 step-by-step removal instructions from GridinSoft Trojan Killer anti-virus Lab
Run GridinSoft Trojan Killer. Click Win+R and type the direct link for the program’s downloading.
If it does not work, download GridinSoft Trojan Killer from another uninfected machine and transfer it with the help of a flash drive.
Install GridinSoft Trojan Killer. Right click – Run as administrator.
Don’t uncheck the Start Trojan Killer checkbox at the end of installation!
Manual removal guide of MultiRogue 2013 virus:
Delete MultiRogue 2013 files:
Delete MultiRogue 2013 registry entries:
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\ [rnd_0]
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\Content Type application/x-msdownload
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\DefaultIcon\ %1
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command\ “[rnd_1].exe” -a “%1″ %*
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command\IsolatedCommand “%1″ %*
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command\ “%1″ %*
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command\IsolatedCommand “%1″ %*
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\ Application
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\Content Type application/x-msdownload
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\DefaultIcon\ %1
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\open\command\ “[rnd_1].exe” -a “%1″ %*
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\open\command\IsolatedCommand “%1″ %*
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\runas\command\ “%1″ %*
- HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[rnd_0]\shell\runas\command\IsolatedCommand “%1″ %*