System Antivirus 2008

System Antivirus 2008 Description

ScreenshotSystem Antivirus 2008, also known as SystemAntivirus 2008, is a rogue anti-spyware program that may be downloaded and installed onto your computer by Trojan.Zlob. Once Trojan.Zlob is installed, it will display fraudulent error messages, stating that your computer is infected with spyware and adware applications.

The fraudulent error message may state that malware is found on your computer and to click on the 'OK' button to remove the malware detected.

If you click on the fraudulent error message, a free trial version of System Antivirus 2008 may install on your computer. After System Antivirus 2008 runs a scan of your computer, it will then offer you to remove the parasites it "found" when you purchase the full version of the System Antivirus 2008 program. It is strongly recommended to remove System Antivirus 2008 from your system without any hesitation. System Antivirus 2008 is a clone of Antivirus 2008, Windows Antivirus 2008, XP Antivirus 2008 and Vista Antivirus 2008.

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Aliases


VIPRE.Suspicious [Sunbelt]Suspicious [Prevx1]Suspicious file [Panda]Program:Win32/FakeSecSen [Microsoft](Suspicious) - DNAScan [CAT-QuickHeal]Trojan.Win32.FraudPack.410112TROJ_ATFJ.A [TrendMicro]Trojan/FraudPack.geoAntiVirus2008 [Symantec]Mal/FakeAV-E [Sophos]Ad-Spyware.AdSpy.GenGeneric Trojan [Panda]Trojan/W32.FraudPack.410112FraudPack.GTrojan:Win32/FakeSecSen [Microsoft]
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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:

SAV2008Setup[1].exe File name: SAV2008Setup[1].exe
Size: 339.36 KB (339365 bytes)
MD5: 8d421a14aa8bb0c82cec6028e4e373be
Detection count: 53
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: application/octet-stream
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
sav.exe File name: sav.exe
Size: 454.65 KB (454656 bytes)
MD5: 53af295f292eb2361be3c4dbddcbb433
Detection count: 21
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: application/octet-stream
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
5492.exe File name: 5492.exe
Size: 1 MB (1007364 bytes)
MD5: 412dc61546d24e4d4fcc2bcd0c14ba36
Detection count: 12
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: application/octet-stream
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

Registry Modifications


The following newly produced Registry Values are:

File name without pathsav.cplsav.cplsav.cplsav.exesav.exesav.exesav.exesav.exesav.exesav.exesav.exesav.exesav.exeSAV2008Setup[1].exeSAV2008Setup[1].exeSystem A.V..lnkSystem Antivirus 2008.lnkHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}SystemAV

Additional Information

The following cookies were detected:
sav2008
Posted: June 4, 2008
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs 9

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