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PC Privacy Defender

Posted: April 29, 2009

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 9
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: January 9, 2019
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotPC Privacy Defender is a rogue anti-spyware application that is typically installed without your knowledge or permission through the use of trojan viruses or fake advertisements on various malicious websites. Once PCPrivacyDefender is installed and active, it performs various misleading actions, such as fake system scans that report various imaginary malware infections, as well as displaying pop-up windows and security alerts notifying you of the numerous threats on your computer, all of which are fabricated. This is all in order to intimidate you into purchasing a licensed version of PCPrivacyDefender.


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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:

PCPrivacyDefenderScannerSetup[1].exe File name: PCPrivacyDefenderScannerSetup[1].exe
Size: 2.99 MB (2998272 bytes)
MD5: 7b9c515525ecd12cb54dd76619947e59
Detection count: 86
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
UPSPDAP.exe File name: UPSPDAP.exe
Size: 1.57 MB (1571840 bytes)
MD5: 09758447c33415891d2a509ed5026b0c
Detection count: 85
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
UserAgent.dll File name: UserAgent.dll
Size: 380.92 KB (380928 bytes)
MD5: c532b396740038c9fcdd01727611c2e7
Detection count: 80
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
PP.exe File name: PP.exe
Size: 389.12 KB (389120 bytes)
MD5: 77f24aad37a89e4f215610ca78baa62c
Detection count: 76
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

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