Virus Shield 2009

Virus Shield 2009 Description

ScreenshotVirus Shield 2009 is a rogue anti-spyware program similar to Virus Sweeper, Virus Doctor, and Virus Melt. Virus Shield 2009 was created to trick you into believing your computer is infected with spyware to then offer Virus Shield 2009's full version to remove the supposed threats. Virus Shield 2009 may enter your computer system with the help of Trojans (such as Zlob or Vundo). Once the Trojan is installed, you'll receive numerous popups and fake system alert notifications informing you about imaginary infections. Virus Shield 2009 system alert message states:

"System Alert
malicious applications, which can contain trojans, were found on your PC and need to be immediately removed. Click here to remove these potentially harmful items using Virus Shield."

In addition, Virus Shield 2009 is able to perform a fake system scan and generate a list of spyware as a result. Virus Shield 2009 will use all its fraudulent mechanisms to finally redirect you to a malicious website that sells Virus Shield 2009 as a legitimate spyware remover.

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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:



SetupReleaseXP[1].exe File name: SetupReleaseXP[1].exe
Size: 2.35 MB (2353844 bytes)
MD5: af73e78a21e703f08f353438f3eb5eb8
Detection count: 94
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
VS7e43.exe File name: VS7e43.exe
Size: 2.01 MB (2014208 bytes)
MD5: 08588cb2233267312748fc1373a09cb6
Detection count: 50
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
VSaf25.exe File name: VSaf25.exe
Size: 2.08 MB (2089984 bytes)
MD5: 104c3ea62af8f21f36e0d7ddc0057c01
Detection count: 24
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
VShield.exe, ReleaseXP[1].exe File name: VShield.exe, ReleaseXP[1].exe
Size: 2.02 MB (2028032 bytes)
MD5: bb4058a39110c2afba0f4fc18b4252c2
Detection count: 21
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
VS12e3.exe File name: VS12e3.exe
Size: 2.12 MB (2125824 bytes)
MD5: 38f4693d23100a8081fe494467a30515
Detection count: 20
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
VShield.exe File name: VShield.exe
Size: 1.98 MB (1985024 bytes)
MD5: 2999fb7beaffa358e587a7cb1e3af83f
Detection count: 1
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

Registry Modifications


The following newly produced Registry Values are:

CookiesvirusshieldDirectory%AppData%\Virus Shield 2009

Additional Information

The following cookies were detected:
virusshield
The following URL's were detected:
virusshield2009.com
The following messages's were detected:
# Message
1Critical System Error! System detected virus activities. They may cause critical system failure. Please use antim alware softwar

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Posted: April 28, 2009
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs 19

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