Memory Scan

Posted: January 20, 2011

Memory Scan Description

Memory Scan (or Memory Scan) is a dangerous rogue anti-spyware program which uses deceptive ways to appear legitimate. MemoryScan uses malicious tactics to pilfer money from unwary computer users. Examples of this include the fabrication of infection alerts and producing fake system scan reports. These warnings may even imitate Windows Firewall and Windows notifications. Do not trust any pop-ups with the MemoryScan name on it. Once it is downloaded, MemoryScan will demand payment for using the useless program. Remove Memory Scan immediately once it has een detected.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 %StartMenu%\Programs\ Memory Scan
    2 %StartMenu%\Programs\ Memory Scan\ Memory Scan.lnk
    3 %StartMenu%\Programs\ Memory Scan\Uninstall Memory Scan.lnk
    4 %TempDir%\[random]
    5 %TempDir%\[random].dll
    6 %TempDir%\[random].exe
    7 %TempDir%\dfrg
    8 %TempDir%\dfrgr

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[random]"HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[random].exe"

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