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PC Bug Finder Pro

Posted: March 23, 2010

PC Bug Finder Pro is a rogue antispyware program which hackers use to pilfer money from hapless computer users. The hackers behind the PC Bug Finder Pro cyber scam use scareware to deceive people into believing they need this program to fix tons of infections that PC Bug Finder Pro claims exist on the compromised PC. The hackers use a browser hijacker which redirects Internet users to a corrupt website which runs a fake system scan. The scan will produce bogus results claiming the system is infected with malware. Soon the user will be bombarded by popup warnings urging the purchase of PCBugFinderPro to remove the so-called threats. PC Bug Finder Pro is useless and cannot remove threats. Do not fall for this blatant scam and have PCBug FinderPro and all related threats removed using legitimate antimalware software.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{1EFB6596-857C-11D1-B16A-00C0F0283628}\Implemented Categories
    2 HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{F08DF953-8592-11D1-B16A-00C0F0283628}\
    3 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PC Bug Finder Pro v1.0
    4 HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\WindowsUpdate\Auto Update\Results

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\PC Bug Finder Pro v1.0\%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\PC Bug Finder Pro v1.0\PC Bug Finder Pro v1.0.lnk%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\PC Bug Finder Pro v1.0\Remove PC Bug Finder Pro v1.0.lnk%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Desktop\PC Bug Finder Pro v1.0.lnk%Program Files%\PCBugFinderPro\%Program Files%\PCBugFinderPro\PCBugFinderPro.exe%Program Files%\PCBugFinderPro\uninstal.log%WINDOWS%\System32\COMDLG32.OCX%WINDOWS%\System32\mscomctl.ocx%WINDOWS%\System32\msvbvm60.dll%WINDOWS%\unvise32.exe

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