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MaCatte Antivirus 2009

Posted: November 5, 2009

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 14
First Seen: December 1, 2009
Last Seen: April 1, 2020
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotMaCatte Antivirus 2009 is a rogue anti-spyware program that attempts to impersonate the McAfee security application. MaCatte Antivirus 2009 once installed, MaCatte Antivirus 2009 is able to display fake parasite results in system scans that it supposedly conducts. The threats detected by MaCatte Antivirus 2009 do not actually exist.

MaCatte Antivirus 2009 is not a trusted application and should be detected and removed immediately with a reputable spyware removal tool. MaCatte Antivirus 2009 does not have the ability to detect or remove legitimate computer parasites.


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Technical Details

File System Modifications

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The following files were created in the system:

mass.exe File name: mass.exe
Size: 23.79 MB (23792640 bytes)
MD5: a22d88fcf65314727d715788d2b65d82
Detection count: 55
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
MaCatte[1].exe File name: MaCatte[1].exe
Size: 13.24 MB (13242007 bytes)
MD5: 742be485208fbc4c59fb950e60c0c826
Detection count: 7
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: April 1, 2020