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Smart Antivirus 2010

Posted: September 2, 2009

Smart Antivirus 2010 is the latest version of the fake spyware remover Smart Antivirus. The unregistered version of Smart Antivirus 2010 spreads via browser-hijacking methods or through trojans that utilize security exploits in order to infiltrate your PC. Once active and running, Smart Antivirus 2010 displays numerous fake and annoying pop-up windows claiming your computer is infected, or it will report various fabricated results after a counterfeit scan of your system. Either way, Smart Antivirus 2010 will attempt to scare you into purchasing the full version of Smart Antivirus 2010.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\Smart Antivirus 2010
    2 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Smart Antivirus 2010
    3 %Program Files%\LabelCommand
    4 %Program Files%\Smart Antivirus 2010
    5 %System Root%\Samples
    6 %User Profile%\Local Settings\Temp
    7 Smart Antivirus-2010.lnk
    8 vscan.tsi

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Smart Antivirus 2010"HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Smart Antivirus 2010HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Smart Antivirus 2010HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}Smart Antivirus 2010

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