SpyContra is a fake anti-virus/anti-spyware program that promises to help users clean and block trojans and viruses, but in reality it installs malware and hijacks the systems desktop to scare the user into thinking the system was infected with spyware. Related products include SpyAxe, SpyFalcon, XSRemover, SpyContra, 1stAntiVirus, and others.
File System Modifications
- The following files were created in the system:
# File Name 1 1140554557.log 2 app.exe 3 extensions.pkg 4 program.info 5 registerspycontra.lnk 6 securedisk.dcc 7 spycontra.lnk 8 spycontra.pkg 9 startspycontra.lnk 10 uninstall.exe 11 uninstallspycontra.lnk 12 update.exe 13 xpdriver.sys
- The following newly produced Registry Values are:
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