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Posted: April 20, 2007

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 58
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: January 8, 2019
OS(es) Affected: Windows

LiveProtect, also called System Live Protect, is a fake security program designed to display fake security messages stating that your computer is in danger. The makers of LiveProtect seek to fool you into purchasing its promoted full rogue version. Beaware that LiveProtect may come bundled with other malicious parasites or may be installed through drive-by downloads or may use some other form of trickery. LiveProtect shouldn't be trusted and is recommended to be removed as soon as possible.

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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:

LiveProtect.exe File name: LiveProtect.exe
Size: 552.96 KB (552960 bytes)
MD5: 8221ada95ea2c337fa6f1f461a794115
Detection count: 84
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
LiveProtectSetup[1].exe File name: LiveProtectSetup[1].exe
Size: 754.8 KB (754808 bytes)
MD5: 7e96dc38e00365d2c8b5a52c92abf2e3
Detection count: 77
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

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