Advanced Security Tool 2010

Posted: August 23, 2010
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs 141

Advanced Security Tool 2010 Description

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:



%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
%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
%UserProfile%\ntload.dll File name: ntload.dll
Size: 33.28 KB (33280 bytes)
MD5: B5135C584BEE4DD9DE66923A5EDD0BCC
Detection count: 7
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Path: %UserProfile%\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: August 25, 2010
%APPDATA%\asectool.exe File name: asectool.exe
Size: 928.76 KB (928768 bytes)
MD5: 3618f22a6060f344e40a0970b5e5f81f
Detection count: 5
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %APPDATA%\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: August 25, 2010

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