Posted: April 22, 2008
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs 79

WinSpywareProtect Description

ScreenshotWinSpywareProtect, or Win Spyware Protect, is a rogue anti-spyware application designed to scare you into purchasing WinSpywareProtect's full version. WinSpywareProtect is usually downloaded and installed via ZLOB/MediaAccess Codec installer from an adult site. Once you're infected, the Zlob Trojan will display misleading warning messages that pop up on your Taskbar. WinSpywareProtect warning messages claim that your computer is infected with dangerous parasites in an attempt to trick you into purchasing WinSpywareProtect's commercial version. In addition, WinSpywareProtect may generate annoying popup advertisements that may cause unstable system performance. WinSpywareProtect program can be difficult to remove manually, and will continue to try to recreate itself.


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If you are concerned that malware or PC threats similar to WinSpywareProtect may have infected your computer, we recommend you start an in-depth system scan with SpyHunter. SpyHunter is an advanced malware protection and remediation application that offers subscribers a comprehensive method for protecting PCs from malware, in addition to providing one-on-one technical support service.

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Why can't I open any program including SpyHunter? You may have a malware file running in memory that kills any programs that you try to launch on your PC. Tip: Download SpyHunter from a clean computer, copy it to a USB thumb drive, DVD or CD, then install it on the infected PC and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.

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:

winspywareprotect.exe,Install_1_1_[1].exe File name: winspywareprotect.exe,Install_1_1_[1].exe
Size: 1.15 MB (1159680 bytes)
MD5: 2caaa5df164e18f562fdba41e4d29edf
Detection count: 77
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

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