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Vista Smart Security 2010

Posted: March 19, 2010

Vista Smart Security 2010 comes from the same family of rogue antivirus kits as XP Smart Security 2010 and Win 7 Smart Security 2010. Hackers make these malicious products sound legible by creating specific names for the fake applications according to various versions of Microsoft Windows. Vista Smart Security 2010 will try to convince unwary computer users that their system is infected with malware and that they need to purchase a version of Vista Smart Security 2010 to remove the threats. Use a reliable antivirus program to termonate Win 7 Smart Security 2010 and all threats associated.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 C:\Documents and Settings\[username]\Local Settings\Application Data\ave.exe

Registry Modifications

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

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