AV Security Suite Platinum

AV Security Suite Platinum Description

AV Security Suite Platinum is a rogue antispyware program from the same malware stable as AV Security Suite. These rogues redirect users to a fake scan page which produces bogus results claiming the system is infected with viruses. Popup warnings will soon urge the unwary user to purchase AV Security Suite Platinum for the removal of the so-called threats. Do not fall for this blatant scam and have AV Security Suite Platinum removed immediately.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\\
    2 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\\.exe

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download "RunInvalidSignatures" = "1"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\PhishingFilter "Enabled" = "0"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyEnable" = "1"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyOverride" = ""HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyServer" = "http=127.0.0.1:1041"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations "LowRiskFileTypes" = ".exe"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments "SaveZoneInformation" = "1"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ""HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\avsoftHKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\avsuiteHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\avsoftHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\avsuiteHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\..{RunKeys}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ""

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Posted: September 2, 2010

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