Home Malware Programs Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs LiveProtection


Posted: June 21, 2007

Threat Metric

Ranking: 12,092
Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 37
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: November 13, 2021
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotLiveProtection is a corrupt antispyware program that may download and install without your knowledge and permission through a Trojan. LiveProtection pops up fake security alerts on your taskbar in order to trick you into purchasing their software. LiveProtection may also download and install other unwanted software without your permission. LiveProtection is cloned from various well known rogue software products, such as DrAntiSpy, BraveSentry and SpyShredder.

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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:

LiveProtection.exe File name: LiveProtection.exe
Size: 557.05 KB (557056 bytes)
MD5: eae585de6af409fbea35f1b278048fa4
Detection count: 84
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
LiveProtectionSetup[1].exe File name: LiveProtectionSetup[1].exe
Size: 60.92 KB (60928 bytes)
MD5: 1fb27bd7cc87517e1ff8de402eaf28c9
Detection count: 76
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:


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