MalwareAlarm

MalwareAlarm Description

ScreenshotMalwareAlarm is a fake anti-spyware program that is often downloaded and installed without user knowledge or consent by a Trojan or through browser security holes. MalwareAlarm launches on Windows startup and may generate large numbers of popup adverts. MalwareAlarm will also display notifications of imaginary security risks in its attempts to get the user to purchase the full version. MalwareAlarm program can be extremely difficult to remove manually, and will continue to try to recreate itself.

Aliases


Win32.Malware.gen!94 (suspicious)VIPRE.Suspicious [Sunbelt]Sus/ComPack-C [Sophos]MalwareAlarm:All Strains-All Variants [Prevx1]Suspicious file [Panda]a variant of Win32/Adware.SpySheriffVirus.Win32.Alman.a [Ikarus](Suspicious) - DNAScan [CAT-QuickHeal]Trojan.Crypt.ULPM.GenMal/HckPk-A [Sophos]Malware.Gen [Prevx1]Adware/SecurityError [Panda]Win32/Qhost.ZRTrojan:Win32/Wantvi.A [Microsoft]New Malware.bc [McAfee]
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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:

pv.exe File name: pv.exe
Size: 188.86 KB (188864 bytes)
MD5: 1aa444dcc8084f4ccfd20101d26c8fa8
Detection count: 95
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: application/octet-stream
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
MalwareAlarm3.dll File name: MalwareAlarm3.dll
Size: 121.34 KB (121344 bytes)
MD5: a34fbe26964b832482d45ebcfac7557b
Detection count: 92
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: application/octet-stream
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
MalwareAlarm.exe File name: MalwareAlarm.exe
Size: 439.8 KB (439808 bytes)
MD5: e1842cac564a55a535baa6eee269ab52
Detection count: 90
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: application/octet-stream
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
MalwareAlarm0.dll File name: MalwareAlarm0.dll
Size: 128.51 KB (128512 bytes)
MD5: 8fdeb0971492c8f52ea74950238776a0
Detection count: 90
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: application/octet-stream
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
__c00B6737.dat File name: __c00B6737.dat
Size: 122.88 KB (122880 bytes)
MD5: 0c1f78b6096f012e20ac8df4aafc73b5
Detection count: 81
File type: Data file
Mime Type: application/vnd.fdsn.seed
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
infos.exe, winter.exe, autos.exe, proper.exe File name: infos.exe, winter.exe, autos.exe, proper.exe
Size: 7.68 KB (7680 bytes)
MD5: 19ec902cbf4603457ba4a56160e7388c
Detection count: 50
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: application/octet-stream
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
setup.dll File name: setup.dll
Size: 51.71 KB (51712 bytes)
MD5: 2da2c564fede24a172ff8acd0b00d2be
Detection count: 35
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: application/octet-stream
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

Registry Modifications


The following newly produced Registry Values are:

File name without pathautos.exeautos.exeinfos.exeinfos.exeMalwareAlarm.exeMalwareAlarm.exeMalwareAlarm.exeMalwareAlarm.exeMalwareAlarm.lnkMalwareAlarm0.dllMalwareAlarm1.dllMalwareAlarm2.dllMalwareAlarm3.dllMalwareAlarmSetup[1].exeproper.exeDirectory%ProgramFiles%\MalwareAlarmRun keysMalware-AlarmMalwareAlarmMalwareAlarm.exeHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}Malware-AlarmMalwareAlarm

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Posted: February 8, 2007
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs 21

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