Major Defense Kit

Posted: August 24, 2010

Major Defense Kit Description

ScreenshotMajor Defense Kit is a rogue security program that spreads via Trojans. Once Major Defense Kit is inside a computer system it will modify the browser settings and create a start-up registry entry to prevent easy removal. Then Major Defense Kit will display fake security alerts and run a fake system scan that will claim that the system is infected with harmful malware. The victim will be prompted to purchase the "licensed version" of Major Defense Kit in order to remove the computer threats. Users should ignore the security alerts displayed by Major Defense Kit and never purchase this useless application.


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File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 %UserProfile%\Application Data\PAV\
    2 antispy.exe
    3 defender.exe
    4 Temp\kjkkklklj.bat
    5 tmp.exe

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "%UserProfile%\Application Data\antispy.exe"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnOnPostRedirect" = "0"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnonBadCertRecving" = "0"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "tmp"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce "SelfdelNT"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\PAV

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