Fake Windows Security Center

Posted: September 10, 2009

Fake Windows Security Center Description

Fake Windows Security Center Screenshot 1Fake Windows Security Center masquerades as the legitimate Windows Security Center, using such fake spyware removers as SystemCop, BlockDefense, QuickHealCleaner, SaveDefense, TrustNinja and SaveKeep in order to scare you into believing your computer is under attack. Fake Windows Security Center may also prompt you to purchase one of these rogue spyware removers in order to protect yourself. Do not be fooled, and remove Fake Windows Security Center as soon as possible.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 C:\Documents and Settings\malwarehelp.org\Local Settings\Temp\8ymnibx6.exe
    2 C:\Documents and Settings\malwarehelp.org\Local Settings\Temporary Internet Files\Content.IE5\4SOEDFRR\setup.exe
    3 C:\WINDOWS\system32\8ymnibx6.exe

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\8ymnibx6.exe

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