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PowerCare

Posted: December 10, 2010

PowerCare (Power Care) is a fake malware remover designed by hackers who want to steal your hard earned money. PowerCare seems to be a genuine security tool but it's just another bogus antispyware program. Power Care runs a computer scan and produces reports of threats present on your PC. This is a blatant cyber scam, so do not fall for this trickery. Do not trust the annoying pop-ups and do not click on anything related to PowerCare. The program is malicious and deceptive. If clicked upon, the pop-ups urge to pay for using the program. Do not spend your cash on malware! Terminate PowerCare immediately using an updated, reliable malware remover.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 c:\documents and settings\metallica\Desktop\powercaresetup.exe
    2 c:\documents and settings\metallica\local settings\temporary internet files\Content.IE5\18GY3K5D\powercare[1].exe
    3 c:\documents and settings\metallica\local settings\temporary internet files\Content.IE5\ISF6HJK1\egutil[1].dll
    4 c:\documents and settings\metallica\local settings\temporary internet files\Content.IE5\ISF6HJK1\powercarebk[1].exe
    5 c:\documents and settings\metallica\local settings\temporary internet files\Content.IE5\OAPPQD53\uninst_powercare[1].exe
    6 c:\documents and settings\metallica\local settings\temporary internet files\Content.IE5\VAD23EEL\powercareu[1].exe
    7 c:\program files\powercare
    8 c:\program files\powercare\EGutil.dll
    9 c:\program files\powercare\powercare.exe
    10 c:\program files\powercare\powercarebk.exe
    11 c:\program files\powercare\powercared.dll
    12 c:\program files\powercare\powercaredata
    13 c:\program files\powercare\powercareu.exe
    14 c:\program files\powercare\sophos
    15 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides
    16 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-owi.ide
    17 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-oxp.ide
    18 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-oyf.ide
    19 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-oyw.ide
    20 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-oyx.ide
    21 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-ozk.ide
    22 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-ozv.ide
    23 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-ozz.ide
    24 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-pat.ide
    25 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-pbs.ide
    26 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-pbt.ide
    27 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-pbu.ide
    28 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-pbx.ide
    29 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-pcf.ide
    30 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-pci.ide
    31 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-pco.ide
    32 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-pdk.ide
    33 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-pdz.ide
    34 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-pei.ide
    35 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agen-pej.ide
    36 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\agoxrm-a.ide
    37 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\antavk-a.ide
    38 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\aspsna-a.ide
    39 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\auto-bjh.ide
    40 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\auto-bjl.ide
    41 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\auto-bjs.ide
    42 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\auto-bjv.ide
    43 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\auto-bkb.ide
    44 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\auto-bky.ide
    45 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\auto-blb.ide
    46 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\autoi-ax.ide
    47 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\autoi-lb.ide
    48 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\bckd-rei.ide
    49 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\cabble-a.ide
    50 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\delfin-y.ide
    51 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\dloa-ddp.ide
    52 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\dloa-ddq.ide
    53 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\dloa-dea.ide
    54 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\dropr-dn.ide
    55 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\dwnl-imh.ide
    56 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\dwnl-imx.ide
    57 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\dwnl-inw.ide
    58 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\dwnl-iom.ide
    59 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\dwnl-ioo.ide
    60 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\expjs-bb.ide
    61 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\fake-buz.ide
    62 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\fake-bvi.ide
    63 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\fake-bvq.ide
    64 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\fake-bvx.ide
    65 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\fake-bwc.ide
    66 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\fake-bwm.ide
    67 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\fake-bwx.ide
    68 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\fakea-rp.ide
    69 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\fakefr-b.ide
    70 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\fakems-d.ide
    71 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\fakpla-d.ide
    72 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\flyvir-a.ide
    73 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\fp-aoz.ide
    74 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\gbot-d.ide
    75 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\gbot-f.ide
    76 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\html-e.ide
    77 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\ircbru-k.ide
    78 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\javad-au.ide
    79 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\javaob-a.ide
    80 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\jsagen-h.ide
    81 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\jsred-cu.ide
    82 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\jsshe-aa.ide
    83 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\killa-gx.ide
    84 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\koobcl-a.ide
    85 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\koobdl-a.ide
    86 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\koro-a.ide
    87 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\kuva-a.ide
    88 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\lethic-a.ide
    89 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\mdro-cyx.ide
    90 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\mdro-czu.ide
    91 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\mdro-czv.ide
    92 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\ntroo-gd.ide
    93 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\oficl-an.ide
    94 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\palev-al.ide
    95 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\palev-am.ide
    96 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\palev-an.ide
    97 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\pdfex-dz.ide
    98 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\pdfex-ea.ide
    99 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\pdfjs-mt.ide
    100 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\pdfjs-mu.ide
    101 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\phppdf-a.ide
    102 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\pws-bmw.ide
    103 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\pws-bnf.ide
    104 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\qbot-v.ide
    105 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\qbot-w.ide
    106 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\qqpa-aps.ide
    107 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\renoci-f.ide
    108 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\rimec-ab.ide
    109 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\rimec-ac.ide
    110 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\rimec-ae.ide
    111 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\rimecu-x.ide
    112 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\rootk-jd.ide
    113 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\sasfis-h.ide
    114 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\scar-ac.ide
    115 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\silly-fd.ide
    116 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\sillyd-d.ide
    117 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\slenfb-b.ide
    118 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\spy-q.ide
    119 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\spy-uv.ide
    120 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\spy-uz.ide
    121 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\spy-va.ide
    122 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\tdss-fb.ide
    123 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\tiotu-cx.ide
    124 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\vb-exi.ide
    125 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\vb-eyk.ide
    126 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\vb-eyr.ide
    127 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\vb-eyt.ide
    128 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\vbinj-bb.ide
    129 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\walrus-b.ide
    130 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\zbot-aam.ide
    131 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\zbot-aat.ide
    132 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\zbot-aba.ide
    133 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\zbot-abh.ide
    134 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\zbot-acb.ide
    135 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\zbot-acc.ide
    136 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\zbot-acl.ide
    137 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\zbot-acr.ide
    138 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\zbot-acx.ide
    139 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\zbot-adg.ide
    140 c:\program files\powercare\sophos\ides\zlob-atm.ide
    141 c:\WINDOWS\system32\uninst_powercare.exe

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}powercare

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