Home Malware Programs Rogue Anti-Spyware Programs MagicAntiSpy


Posted: February 9, 2007

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 6
First Seen: July 24, 2009
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotMagicAntiSpy is a misleading application described as an anti-spyware utility that gives exaggerated reports about potential risks on your computer in order to force you into buying the full version. It is extremely difficult to remove MagicAntiSpy manually because this program may continue to try to recreate itself. It is very similar to such parasites as Bravesentry, Dr.Antispy 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:

Magicantispy.exe File name: Magicantispy.exe
Size: 401.92 KB (401920 bytes)
MD5: 1d5ff72570c4562605afd52fe4a4bac3
Detection count: 84
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
MagicantispySetup[1].exe File name: MagicantispySetup[1].exe
Size: 39.42 KB (39424 bytes)
MD5: aa156845f5c11265c08a5fe84a4f1cd2
Detection count: 2
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

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