Hdd Fix Description
Hdd Fix (HddFix) is an illegitimate disk defragmentation application. Hdd Fix is used to trick unsuspecting users into purchasing it as a supposed remedy to falsely detected system errors. Hdd Fix is spread by Trojans; once the Trojans have installed and executed Hdd Fix on a system it will display fake scanners and pop-up alerts claiming to detect several errors in the hard drive, CPU as well as the system memory.
When a victim attempts to launch other programs on a compromised system, Hdd Fix may end the processes in order to further alarm the victim.
Hdd Fix belongs to the FakeSysDef family, which includes members such as PUP.PC Health Kit, Computer Fix, Rogue.Data Recovery, Data Repair, Disk OK, Disk Optimizer, Disk Recovery, Disk Repair, Fast Disk, Rogue.File Integrity Checker, Rogue.File Recovery, Rogue.File Restore, Good Memory, HDD Control, HDD Diagnostic, HDD Low, HDD Plus, HDD Repair, HDD Rescue, HDD Tools, Memory Fixer, Memory Optimizer, PC Cleaner Pro 2012, Rogue.PC Repair, Scanner, Smart Data Recovery, Smart Defragmenter, Smart HDD, Rogue.System Check, System Defragmenter, Rogue.System Recovery, System Restore, Ultra Defragger, Win Disk, Win HDD, Windows Diagnostic, Windows Disk, Rogue.Windows Error Recovery, Rogue.Windows Fix, Windows Fix Disk, Windows Recovery, Windows Recovery Series, Windows Repair, Windows Restore, Windows Safemode, Windows Scan, Windows XP Fix, Windows XP Repair, Rogue.Windows XP System Repair and WindowsTool.
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Visual & GUI Characteristics
File System Modifications
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- The following files were created in the system:
# File Name Detection Count 1 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ Application Data\ uleQbwvOIFTarei.exe 513 2 Uninstall HDD Fix.lnk 403 3 HDD Fix.lnk 396 4 %TEMP%\ XCiJPtLinj.exe 330 5 %WinDir%\ system32\ spool\ prtprocs\ w32x86\ 1362.tmp 314 6 %WinDir%\ system32\ drivers\ sst3.sys 307 7 %Temp%\ 1363E8.tmp 300 8 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ Application Data\ pjxNFKyOlXuOQcc.dll 293 9 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ Application Data\ sA60Bt6jY3Rq.exe 96 10 %USERPROFILE%\ gsyzq.exe 21
- The following messages's were detected:
# Message 1 "Windows detected a hard drive problem.
A hard drive error occurred while starting the application."
Hard Drive not found. Missing hard drive."
Posted: January 3, 2011 | By SpywareRemove
Threat Level: 10/10
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