Home Malware Programs Rogue Anti-Virus Programs AntivirSolution


Posted: July 19, 2010

AntivirSolution (or AntivirSolutionPro) is a clone of the rogue antivirus program Antivirus Suite. AntivirSolution displays similar tactics to its rogue cousin. The hackers behind this cyber-scam use malware to redirect Internet users to a fake scan page which produces bogus results claiming the system is infected with all sorts of malware. The fake scanner also produces popup warnings which urge users to purchase AntivirSolutionPro to remove the so-called threats. Do not fall for this trickery, it is a blatant scam.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AVSolution
    2 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AVSuitE
    3 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\PhishingFilter "Enabled" = "0"
    4 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyEnable" = "1"
    5 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyOverride" = ""
    6 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyServer" = "http="
    7 HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ""
    10 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ""

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command][HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\secfile\shell\open\command]HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}"Content Type"="application/x-msdownload"[-HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\secfile][HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command][HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe]@="exefile"

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