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Peak Protection 2010

Posted: August 24, 2010

ScreenshotPeak Protection 2010 or PeakProtection2010 is a fake security tool used to swindle unsuspecting users out of their money. Peak Protection 2010 spreads with the help of Trojans and fake security alerts. When Peak Protection 2010 is inside a machine, it launches fake security alerts and system scanners in order to convince a victim that his/her system is under attack by dangerous malware. The victim will then be coerced into purchasing the non-existent full version of Peak Protection 2010 to remove the malware. Do not trust any of the security notifications displayed by Peak Protection 2010 and have this rogueware removed from your system upon detection.


File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 %UserProfile%\Application Data\antispy.exe
    2 %UserProfile%\Application Data\defender.exe
    3 %UserProfile%\Application Data\exe.exe
    4 %UserProfile%\Application Data\PAV\
    5 %UserProfile%\Application Data\tmp.exe
    6 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Temp\kjkkklklj.bat

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "%UserProfile%Application Dataantispy.exe"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnOnPostRedirect" = "0"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnonBadCertRecving" = "0"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "tmp"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce "SelfdelNT"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\PAV

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  • Mr Peter says:

    Also: %Userprofile%\Application Data\hotfix.exe

  • buddy wynn says:

    you have about 2 minutes to get this off my computer or i will turn this over to the sheriffs office investagators i work for the sheriffs office and will press charges on who ever is putting this junk on peoples computers

  • RENE says:


  • how can you remove the peak protection when they h says:

    I need to remove the peak protection 2010 off my other computer,but it won't let me in to remove it. Please tell me how to free it up.