Security Guard

Posted: March 18, 2010
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs 255

Security Guard Description

ScreenshotSecurity Guard is an illicit anti-spyware application that uses misleading activities to trick computer users out of money. Security Guard, like other rogue anti-spyware programs from the FakeScanti family, uses vicious tactics to make computer users think that their system is infected with a multitude of parasites and Security Guard, the full purchased application, is supposedly their only hope. Little do users know, Security Guard is not able to detect or remove any of the threats that show up in its scan results.

SecurityGuard is somewhat similar to other rogues from the FakeVimes family in the way that its user interface is setup. These applications are bogus security programs that should never be trusted. It is recommended that computer users utilize a reputable spyware detection tool detect and remove the Security Guard program completely and safely.

Among the many clones of SecurityGuard are Sysinternals Antivirus, WireShark Antivirus, Milestone Antivirus, BlueFlare Antivirus, Wolfram Antivirus, OpenCloud Antivirus, OpenCloud Security, Data Restore, OpenCloud AV, Security Guard 2012, AV Guard Online, Cloud Protection, AV Protection Online, System Protection 2012, AV Security 2012, Sphere Security 2012, AV Protection 2011 and Super AV 2013.


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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:

SGdccb.exe, xp_7dfc7[1].exe File name: SGdccb.exe, xp_7dfc7[1].exe
Size: 2.32 MB (2327552 bytes)
MD5: 25ee5ae0cf86d2c90fff091be922c488
Detection count: 32
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: May 26, 2010

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

Directory%AppData%\Security GuardFile name without pathSecurity Guard.lnk

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