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Security Shield Warning

Posted: December 17, 2010

Security Shield Warning is a fake warning message related to the rogue antispyware program Security Shield. Security Shield claims that your computer in danger and may be infected with malware. If the Security Shield Warning appears on your computer it means your computer has been infected with a free version of Security Shield Warning. This annoying program creates a lot of mess on the system before urging you to pay for a full version of it. Do not fall for this blatant scam and have your PC scanned using a reliable malware remover.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 C:\\Documents and Settings\\[User]\\Local Settings\\Application Data\\[random].exe

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[random]"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\..{RunKeys}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[random]"

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