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Advanced Security Tool 2010

Posted: August 23, 2010

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 164
First Seen: August 25, 2010
Last Seen: January 23, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Advanced Security Tool 2010 (or AdvancedSecurityTool2010) is a rogue anti-spyware program designed to pilfer money from unwary computer users. AdvancedSecurityTool2010 employs a browser hijacker to redirect users to a fake scan page which produces bogus results claiming the PC is infected with malware. The system will then be bombarded by pop-up alerts urging the purchase of Advanced Security Tool 2010 to remove the so-called threats. Do not fall for this trickery. It is a blatant scam to get you to spend money. Remove AdvancedSecurityTool2010 using a reliable antispyware program.

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Technical Details

File System Modifications

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The following files were created in the system:



C:\Documents and Settings\Test\Documenti\Download\Konnor88s Rogue Pack\Konnor88's Rogue Pack\Advanced Security Tool 2010.exe\Advanced Security Tool 2010.exe File name: Advanced Security Tool 2010.exe
Size: 932.86 KB (932864 bytes)
MD5: b447ed5747717364e19b571b4fcc8336
Detection count: 47
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: C:\Documents and Settings\Test\Documenti\Download\Konnor88s Rogue Pack\Konnor88's Rogue Pack\Advanced Security Tool 2010.exe\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: January 23, 2022
%AppData%\scan.dll File name: scan.dll
Size: 31.74 KB (31744 bytes)
MD5: 251dfbb330974c25df4934489bbc9a05
Detection count: 14
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Path: %AppData%\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: April 15, 2020
%APPDATA%\asectool.exe File name: asectool.exe
Size: 877.56 KB (877568 bytes)
MD5: a2f34f8c19beaff52730fd438570e133
Detection count: 12
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %APPDATA%\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: April 15, 2020
%UserProfile%\rundll32.exe File name: rundll32.exe
Size: 59.39 KB (59392 bytes)
MD5: 74e610596210e5401533a75700b07363
Detection count: 9
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %UserProfile%\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: August 25, 2010
%APPDATA%\asectool.exe File name: asectool.exe
Size: 878.59 KB (878592 bytes)
MD5: f3efcc7c079ee80f02b21d4409a4d9cd
Detection count: 7
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %APPDATA%\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: August 25, 2010
%USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\asectool.exe File name: asectool.exe
Size: 932.86 KB (932864 bytes)
MD5: 61aabd3bf7bedb81ddf3812cf3bb1b04
Detection count: 7
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %USERPROFILE%\AppData\Roaming\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: April 15, 2020
%APPDATA%\asectool.exe File name: asectool.exe
Size: 930.3 KB (930304 bytes)
MD5: 7d57b346f50deb8da6a7f56d3b57f886
Detection count: 7
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %APPDATA%\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: April 15, 2020
%APPDATA%\asectool.exe File name: asectool.exe
Size: 932.86 KB (932864 bytes)
MD5: 15d8cc07423dc4790d336601e96f8d03
Detection count: 5
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %APPDATA%\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: August 25, 2010