AlfaCleaner Description

ScreenshotAlfaCleaner is a anti-spyware program that is known to endorse affiliates to issue fake warnings on your computer in order to manipulate you into buying its full commercial version. The program is really designed to monitor users browser activities. If you are infected with this program you may receive warnings in your task bar stating that you are infected with spyware and to run its special anti-spyware tool.

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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:

setup1[1].exe File name: setup1[1].exe
Size: 4.44 MB (4446502 bytes)
MD5: a995e985c818451cc49bac1a4552a9c5
Detection count: 15
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
IeHelperExVS.dll File name: IeHelperExVS.dll
Size: 101.79 KB (101796 bytes)
MD5: fd820c88b7bab18d067ef90a8131f5b9
Detection count: 13
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
Updater.exe File name: Updater.exe
Size: 98.3 KB (98304 bytes)
MD5: 107b75525d78548e022d3e76d041ae07
Detection count: 4
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:

File name without pathAlfaCleaner.lnklogger.dllDirectory%ProgramFiles%\AlfaCleaner

Additional Information

The following cookies were detected:
Posted: April 28, 2006
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 9/10
Infected PCs 63

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