Alpha Antivirus is a malicious computer application that is there is mislead and trick computer users into believing that their computer is under attack. It displays a lot of fake security notifications and presents fake system scan results, staying that your system is suffering from Trojans, worms, spyware, and other types of malicious software. During the scan Alpha Antivirus performs, the program finds various system files that are supposedly infected with Trojans or are Trojans themselves.
You need to understand that even though Alpha Antivirus looks very much like a reliable antispyware, it is a rogue which has been designed to steal your money and then come back for more. You see, if you follow the instructions of Alpha Antivirus, you will see that this program promises to delete “viruses” only when you update the product and buy the full version of it. Buying the full version includes revealing your name, address, credit card number and expiration date, along with the CVV2 code at the back of your card, which is required if you want to perform transactions online. With this information leaked, cyber criminals behind Alpha Antivirus can easily access your bank account and steal your money.
In the meantime, let us see what happens to your computer if you pay for Alpha Antivirus. First of all, all the pop up messages disappear and Alpha Antivirus says that the malware has been removed from your computer. The rogue stays in your computer as well while hackers little by little are stealing your money. Then without any notice Alpha Antivirus can spring back into action again, and inform you that there are more viruses and worms in your computer that need to be deleted. You are asked to pay for the non-existent service again!
If you have paid for Alpha Antivirus, contact your bank and inform them about possible illegal account access. The access to your account will be limited and you will be issued a new credit card. Then deal with the rogue. Remove Alpha Antivirus from your computer using a reliable antimalware program if you are not sure how to do it manually. You need to make sure that every single rogue’s component is gone from your system for good if you do not wish to experience the same nightmare again.