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HDD Control

Posted: November 24, 2010

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 35
First Seen: November 25, 2010
Last Seen: September 6, 2018
OS(es) Affected: Windows

HDD Control is a fake optimization tool which claims to provide proactive data protection. HDD Control spreads by using Trojans to block legitimate software programs. This rogue program also produces popup warnings claiming that the disk is inaccessible and has lots of errors. The message falsely reports that ram memory is in danger of being lost and that the registry is under threat as well. The corrupt program will then urge unwary computer users to purchase a copy of HDD Control to repair the system. HDD Control poses a severe threat to PC security and should be removed before it starts wreaking havoc in the system.

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:

%Temp%\98b97f.exe File name: 98b97f.exe
Size: 354.3 KB (354304 bytes)
MD5: beef92fe421fc12652e049c17376a9c1
Detection count: 92
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %Temp%
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: November 25, 2010