Oct 19

AV Protection Online Rogue of the FakeScanti Family

AV Protection Online is a rogue of the FakeScanti Family, that uses deceptive tactics, results of fake scans showing the computer being infected, along with the blocking of all applications when trying to run them to goad the user into buying the rogue to clean the fake infections shown.

AV ProtectionOnline (FakeScanti) GUI

Files and Locations:

%SYSTEM%\<Random Named File>.exe


The AV Protection Online rogue can be removed using  manual methods, however, the this family of rogues can include Rootkits or other type of Trojans designed to keep re-infecting the PC , it is recommend to use our Antispyware/Antivirus removal tool, VIPRE Antivirus. You can download a free trial to remove the rogue from your computer for no cost by clicking on the link below:


If you are unable to download and install our malware removal tool because this has infected your computer and is not allowing you to install the program, you can use our VIPRE Rescue Disc here:


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