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Fake alert for Spyware.CyberLog-X

A new round of the FakeAlert family has been released this past weekend, the same family of rogueware components that Alex Eckelberry of Sunbelt has posted. We are seeing a surge in hits for new components installed as “MultiMedia Software” codecs that result in a barrage of popups identifying “Spyware.CyberLog-X” and “Trojan-Spy.Win32@mx” on the system:

Of course, there was no spyware on these clean lab systems prior to the codec install, and no legitimate video codecs were installed on the machine as a result of running the setup.exe program.

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2 Responses to Fake alert for Spyware.CyberLog-X

  1. yoshizakura says:

    That’s what I have. How do I get rid of it and is it doing any harm while it’s there??

  2. ThreatFire Blogger says:

    Hi there yoshizakura-

    Sorry about the delayed response.

    Infection cleanup and supports questions are actively monitored and responded to at our PC Tools community ‘Spyware, Adware and Malware Discussion’ forum:
    http://www.pctools.com/forum/forumdisplay.php?f=5

    Please post infection related comments and questions on that board. Thanks.

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