Home Malware Programs Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs MyInfoGuard


Posted: September 10, 2010

MyInfoGuard is a counterfeit security program that uses several illicit tactics to get unsuspecting computer users to download, install and purchase the full My Info Guard application. MyInfoGuard is able to perform these actions through many deceiving tactics such as displaying of misleading popup alerts and flooding bogus scan results with fake parasites. My Info Guard is not a program that can detect or remove spyware or any other type of parasite. It is highly advisable to detect and remove MyInfoGuard with a good spyware detection tool that won't damage essential system files.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Desktop\setup\setup.exe
    2 C:\Documents and Settings\{username}\Start Menu\Programs\MyInfoGuard
    3 C:\Program Files\MyInfoGuard\db\InProtectLog.db
    4 C:\Program Files\MyInfoGuard\db\myinfoblock
    5 C:\Program Files\MyInfoGuard\MyInfGuardUpdate.exe
    6 C:\Program Files\MyInfoGuard\MyInfoGuard.exe
    7 C:\Program Files\MyInfoGuard\sqlite3.dll
    8 C:\Program Files\MyInfoGuard\sqlite3.lib
    9 C:\Program Files\MyInfoGuard\uninst.exe
    10 C:\Program Files\MyInfoGuard\warning.ico

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MyInfoGuardHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\MyInfoGuard.exeHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\..{RunKeys}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\myinfoguard updater

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