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Computer Defender 2009

Posted: August 18, 2009

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 9
First Seen: December 1, 2009
Last Seen: January 10, 2019
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotComputer Defender 2009 is a fake anti-spyware program. Computer Defender 2009 can be installed through Trojans or directly from a malicious website. After it is installed, Computer Defender 2009 will prompt computer users through annoying and fake popup messages and system notifications of imaginary computer parasites. System scans are also carried out by Computer Defender 2009 where it will return erroneous results to further mislead computer users into purchasing a full version of Computer Defender 2009.

Computer Defender 2009 is a duplicate of Smart Defender Pro, which is a rogue anti-spyware application. Computer Defender 2009 uses misleading tactics to extort money from unsuspecting computer users. Computer Defender 2009 is not able to detect or remove computer parasites.

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Technical Details

File System Modifications

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The following files were created in the system:



comp-def-2009.exe File name: comp-def-2009.exe
Size: 1.33 MB (1336053 bytes)
MD5: a433f96efb711b4c15db16d12fb8d77b
Detection count: 24
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
cd2009.exe File name: cd2009.exe
Size: 1.04 MB (1043968 bytes)
MD5: 598c27075cc67208e2a2c7b84d76cabd
Detection count: 20
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

Directory%AppData%\Computer Defender 2009

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