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Smart Defender Pro

Posted: July 8, 2009

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 6/10
Infected PCs: 14
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: April 1, 2020
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Smart Defender Pro (also referred to as SmartDefender PRO) is the latest rogue spyware remover originating from the same family as P Antispyware 09 and AV AntiSpyware. Smart Defender Pro spreads with the help of trojans through security vulnerabilities, without your knowledge or approval, and once inside your system, Smart Defender Pro begins issuing fake security alerts to catch your attention. A falsified system scan reports numerous fabricated infection results, all in order to scare you into purchasing and downloading the fake spyware remover Smart Defender Pro in order to combat these imaginary threats. Do not be fooled, and remove Smart Defender Pro as soon as possible


a variant of Win32/Kryptik.AAR [NOD32]Trojan:Win32/WinSpywareProtect [Microsoft]Generic FakeAlert.c [McAfee]not-a-virus:FraudTool.Win32.SmartDefenderPro [Kaspersky]W32/FakeAlert.C!tr [Fortinet]FraudTool.Win32.SmartDefenderPro [F-Secure]Win32/SmartDefenderPro.A [eTrust-Vet]FraudTool/Win32.SmartDefenderPro.gen [Antiy-AVL]FraudTool.Win32.RogueSecurity (v) [Sunbelt]Suspicious file [Panda]Trojan.Fake.ids.1088001 [McAfee-GW-Edition]Trojan.Fake.ids [Ikarus]Trojan.Fakealert.4698 [DrWeb]Adware.Rogue.SmartDefenderPro.B [BitDefender]Generic14.LBI [AVG]
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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:

smrtdefp.exe File name: smrtdefp.exe
Size: 1.6 MB (1606656 bytes)
MD5: 1fa161730b53b6be2423787ecba809c5
Detection count: 22
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

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