Posted: December 27, 2011

Mal/FakeVirPk-A Description

Mal/FakeVirPk-A is a malicious program which is packed with a protection system used by attackers. Mal/FakeVirPk-A may spread by using SEO techniques to infect topical search terms and even by typo-squatting on popular industry websites. Once installed, Mal/FakeVirPk-A adds malicious files and modifies the registry so that it can run automatically each time you start Windows. Mal/FakeVirPk-A will also try to contact an IP address over HTTP, including certain information about the affected computer. Remove Mal/FakeVirPk-A before it damages your computer system.

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Technical Details

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run 98617132 \APPLIC~1\98617132\98617132.exe
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