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Malware Catcher 2009

Posted: May 15, 2009

Malware Catcher 2009, sometimes called MalwareCatcher 2009 or Malware Catcher, is a rogue anti-spyware application from the family and is a clone of Malware Catcher 2009 may finds its way onto your system thanks to a Trojan or a scam website downloading and installing it there. Once Malware Catcher 2009 is on your PC and active, Malware Catcher 2009 attempts to trick you into purchasing the "full" version of this software by bombarding your computer with hundreds of annoying pop-up windows and security alerts stating that your machine is infected, when this is in fact not true.

Before doing something rather tragic to your PC due to frustration, remove Malware Catcher 2009 from your computer system as soon as possible.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Malware Catcher 2009
    2 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Malware Catcher 2009\Instructions.ini
    3 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Malware Catcher 2009.lnk
    4 %UserProfile%\Desktop\Malware Catcher 2009.lnk
    5 %UserProfile%\Recent\cb.tmp
    6 %UserProfile%\Recent\CLSV.dll
    7 %UserProfile%\Recent\CLSV.drv
    8 %UserProfile%\Recent\eb.tmp
    9 %UserProfile%\Recent\energy.exe
    10 %UserProfile%\Recent\energy.sys
    11 %UserProfile%\Recent\energy.tmp
    12 %UserProfile%\Recent\exec.dll
    13 %UserProfile%\Recent\fix.sys
    14 %UserProfile%\Recent\PE.drv
    15 %UserProfile%\Recent\PE.sys
    16 %UserProfile%\Recent\std.drv
    17 %UserProfile%\Recent\tjd.exe
    18 %UserProfile%\Recent\tjd.tmp
    19 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Malware Catcher 2009.lnk
    20 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Malware Catcher 2009.lnk
    21 c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\7c69f0c
    22 c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\7c69f0c\MCatcher.exe
    23 c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\7c69f0c\SystemFeed
    24 c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\7c69f0c\SystemFeed\vd952342.bd
    25 c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\SystemFeed
    26 c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Application Data\SystemFeed\mctch.ini

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\5.0\User Agent\Post Platform "6989019803"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\5.0\User Agent\Post Platform "[xSP_2:2092962508]"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Malware Catcher 2009"HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{3F2BBC05-40DF-11D2-9455-00104BC936FF}HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\MCatcher.DocHostUIHandler

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