CleanUp Antivirus

Posted: March 8, 2010
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs 986

CleanUp Antivirus Description

ScreenshotCleanUp Antivirus is a rogue antivirus program from the FakeVimes family. CleanUp Antivirus enters the system stealthily and is often installed after you click to download an update for your PC, or use a corrupt online scanner. CleanUp Antivirus will try to convince you that your PC is in danger. The hackers behind this scam want your money and will urge you to purchase a useless copy of CleanUp Antivirus. Remove CleanUp Antivirus using a proven antivirus program before it causes havoc on your computer.

The CleanUp Antivirus' family is a huge family that has, among its members, Privacy Guard Pro, PrivacyGuard Pro 2.0, Extra Antivirus, Fast Antivirus 2009, Presto TuneUp, Windows Security Suite, Smart Virus Eliminator, Packed.Generic.245, Volcano Security Suite, Windows Enterprise Suite, Enterprise Suite, Additional Guard, Live PC Care, PC Live Guard, Live Enterprise Suite, Security Antivirus, My Security Wall and Smart Security.

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Aliases


Trojan.Win32.FakeAV [Ikarus]TrojWare.Win32.FraudTool.CuAV.~GGI [Comodo]Trojan.Win32.FakeAV!IK [a-squared]Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT [Sunbelt]High Risk Fraudulent Security ProgramTrojan:W32/FakeAlert.MJ [F-Secure]Suspicious.Insight [Symantec]Trojan.Win32.Generic.pak!cobra [Sunbelt]Mal/FakeAV-BW [Sophos]Suspicious file [Panda]Trojan.Win32.Bredolab [Ikarus]Win32:MalOb-AJ [Avast]Trojan.Win32.Bredolab!IK [a-squared]

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Technical Details

File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

The following files were created in the system:



CUa42e.exe File name: CUa42e.exe
Size: 2.69 MB (2696192 bytes)
MD5: 2d2b0eb9df0f9d78df7ae6f765cdb553
Detection count: 96
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: March 25, 2010
CU00c4.exe File name: CU00c4.exe
Size: 3.02 MB (3020800 bytes)
MD5: 6780f54391729872d84c6df7cf32ca2d
Detection count: 96
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: April 6, 2010
CU6e0b.exe File name: CU6e0b.exe
Size: 2.03 MB (2038272 bytes)
MD5: 77c5ca0b088c02ec12fb829d5ebf9bab
Detection count: 73
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: March 25, 2010
CUfa07.exe File name: CUfa07.exe
Size: 2.69 MB (2693120 bytes)
MD5: f5324ebe5c89238c957e6dbd0f9a7dc0
Detection count: 72
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: March 25, 2010
CUe222.exe File name: CUe222.exe
Size: 2.7 MB (2704384 bytes)
MD5: 1f0a43a571c3a349a993d7ae017f7a03
Detection count: 71
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: March 25, 2010
CUa36c.exe File name: CUa36c.exe
Size: 2.03 MB (2037760 bytes)
MD5: ea1986dad67f5eaeaa5ec8c040a3130d
Detection count: 70
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: March 25, 2010
CUc42a.exe File name: CUc42a.exe
Size: 2.69 MB (2696704 bytes)
MD5: 1c27851b94a980d2eecca3b366e17104
Detection count: 56
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: March 19, 2010
CUe74.exe File name: CUe74.exe
Size: 3.15 MB (3159552 bytes)
MD5: 069e2b58d8e867a929109dd799a097a4
Detection count: 11
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: April 27, 2010
CUdccb.exe, xp_c47b6[1].exe File name: CUdccb.exe, xp_c47b6[1].exe
Size: 2.69 MB (2697216 bytes)
MD5: 74b98cf1fcb66e93641a9d2748318639
Detection count: 9
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: April 1, 2020

More files

Registry Modifications


The following newly produced Registry Values are:

File name without pathCleanUp Antivirus.lnkDirectory%AppData%\CleanUp Antivirus

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