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Proof Defender 2009

Posted: September 2, 2009

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 83
First Seen: December 1, 2009
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotProof Defender 2009 is a rogue anti-spyware program. Proof Defender 2009 appears to be a security application that has the ability to scan and detect issues on your computer. In addition, Proof Defender 2009 offers firewall settings which were found to be bogus.

Proof Defender 2009 uses fabricated system notifications and system scans to warn computer users of threats that it finds. If you attempt to remove the threats that Proof Defender 2009 supposedly finds, it will ask that you register and purchase the full Proof Defender 2009 application which is incapable of detecting and removing any type of computer threat.


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Technical Details

File System Modifications

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The following files were created in the system:

pd.dll File name: pd.dll
Size: 304.46 KB (304464 bytes)
MD5: 7263bc8e7233a4544851a3b838515ff6
Detection count: 47
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
pdinstall2009[1].exe File name: pdinstall2009[1].exe
Size: 4.95 MB (4958032 bytes)
MD5: 64b92d7996bed9b364a520b89b3916af
Detection count: 44
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
pdfndr.exe File name: pdfndr.exe
Size: 3.15 MB (3156304 bytes)
MD5: d0f45c74e4651c84b1e1f8325d69819d
Detection count: 37
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009