How to remove Wireshark Antivirus?
What is Wireshark Antivirus?
Wireshark Antivirus is a quite sophisticated and trickily made fake anti-spyware that using the name of legitimate company offers to purchase fake antivirus. Wireshark development team has recently made the announcement about all this foolish campaign initiated by scammers. They denied having any connections to Wireshark Antivirus.
After looking closer at this program, we also recommend to remove Wireshark Antivirus as soon as it appears on your computer. This malware gets into potential host system through Trojan (Trojan.Zlob) which is known to be able to get on board undetected. Additionally, once the corrupt trial version is installed without any permission, trojan also configures the system to launch WiresharkAntivirus as soon as Windows boots up. That means that everytime you will turn on your computer, you will see fabricated system scan that reports non-existent infections. There will also be numerous pop-up ads or alerts and they all will notify about “dangerous malware”.
Wireshark Antivirus messages look like this :
The file … is infected.
Running of application is impossible.
Please activate your antivirus software.
The final trick of Wireshark Antivirus is making you purchase its fake license. Malware declares that it is the only way to remove all the scams detected and even redirects people to malicious websites promoting it. However, you should never purchase Wireshark Antivirus because it is a useless piece of scamware just like its trialware. If you detect this program on your computer, remove Wireshark Antivirus just like you did with Sysinternals Antivirus, XJR Antivirus, AKM Antivirus 2010 Pro. A and use a trustful anti-spyware to protect your PC from the other rogues.
Wireshark Antivirus might is likely to install browser helper object (malicious browser add-on) that will block opening legitimate websites. Before performing removal instructions we recommend rebooting into safe mode and disabling all unknown browser add-ons.
Wireshark Antivirus is Extremely dangerous
Wireshark Antivirus may spread via Trojans
Wireshark Antivirus may display fake security messages
Wireshark Antivirus may install additional spyware to your computer
Wireshark Antivirus may repair its files, spread or update by itself
Wireshark Antivirus violates your privacy and compromises your security
for Wireshark Antivirus detection
Note: Spyhunter trial provides detection of parasite like Wireshark Antivirus and assists in its removal for free. You can remove detected files, processes and registry entries yourself or purchase a full version.
Wireshark Antivirus screenshots
Manual Wireshark Antivirus removal
Important Note: Although it is possible to manually remove Wireshark Antivirus, such activity can permanently damage your system if any mistakes are made in the process, as advanced spyware parasites are able to automatically repair themselves if not completely removed. Thus, manual spyware removal is recommended for experienced users only, such as IT specialists or highly qualified system administrators. For other users, we recommend using Spyhunter or other malware and spyware removal applications found on 2-viruses.com.
Stop these Wireshark Antivirus processes:
Disable these Wireshark Antivirus DLL files::
Remove these Wireshark Antivirus Registry Entries:
Remove these Wireshark Antivirus files:
It is impossible to list all file names and locations of modern parasites. You can identify remaining parasites, other Wireshark Antivirus infected files and get help in Wireshark Antivirus removal by using free Spyhunter scanner. It comes with free real-time protection module that helps preventing Wireshark Antivirus and similar threats.
Wireshark Antivirus is classified as Rogue Anti-Spyware. After infecting a user’s system, it proceeds to scare its victim into buying the “product” by displaying fake security messages, stating that your computer is infected with spyware and only Wireshark Antivirus can help you to remove it after you download the trial version. As soon as the victim downloads Wireshark Antivirus trial version, it pretends to scan your computer and shows a grossly exaggerated amount of non-existent errors. Then, Wireshark Antivirus offers to buy the full version to fix these false errors. If the user agrees, Wireshark Antivirus does not only fix the errors, but it also takes the user’s money and may even install additional spyware into the victim’s computer.
Some Rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Wireshark Antivirus, may offer users to buy it after the victim clicks on a banner or a pop-up while surfing the internet. Usually, a Trojan is installed to a victim’s computer after clicking on the advertisement. It then proceeds to download or even install Wireshark Antivirus, which is another way for Rogue Anti-Spyware to spread itself.
Most of rogue Anti-Spyware, such as Wireshark Antivirus, is nearly impossible to remove manually.