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MalwareBot

Posted: May 24, 2008

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 1,028
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: March 5, 2019
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotMalwareBot is a malevolent anti-spyware application. Once inside your system, MalwareBot will perform a bogus scan and display fake notifications of non-existent security and privacy risks that can only be eliminated by the "full version" of the program that you are continuously offered to buy. We strongly recommend NOT to trust MalwareBot since it will not perform any anti-spyware tasks and will only consume your processing power to waste. MalwareBot is a fraudulent application and should be removed from your system without any hesitation.

Aliases

Suspicious file [Panda]Trojan.Win32.FakeAV [Ikarus]Win32:Adware-gen [GData]Heuristic.LooksLike.Win32.SuspiciousPE.N!83 [McAfee-GW-Edition]TR/Agent.tob.3 [AntiVir]Trojan.FakeAV.85 [DrWeb]TrojWare.Win32.FakeAV.~agn [Comodo]Trojan.Win32.Agent.ucpo [Kaspersky]Win32:Adware-gen [Adw] [Avast]Artemis!1B66D094AA36 [McAfee]Trojan.Agent.ucpo [CAT-QuickHeal]Win32:Malware-gen [Avast]W32/Trojan2.MMVW [F-Prot]Trojan [K7AntiVirus]PHISH [Ikarus]
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Use SpyHunter to Detect and Remove PC Threats

If you are concerned that malware or PC threats similar to MalwareBot may have infected your computer, we recommend you start an in-depth system scan with SpyHunter. SpyHunter is an advanced malware protection and remediation application that offers subscribers a comprehensive method for protecting PCs from malware, in addition to providing one-on-one technical support service.

Download SpyHunter's Malware Scanner

Note: SpyHunter's free version is only for malware detection. If SpyHunter detects malware on your PC, you will need to purchase SpyHunter's malware tool to remove the malware threats. Learn more on SpyHunter. If you would like to uninstall SpyHunter for any reason, please follow these uninstall instructions. To learn more about our policies and practices, visit our EULA, Privacy Policy and Threat Assessment Criteria .

Why can't I open any program including SpyHunter? You may have a malware file running in memory that kills any programs that you try to launch on your PC. Tip: Download SpyHunter from a clean computer, copy it to a USB thumb drive, DVD or CD, then install it on the infected PC and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.

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:



%PROGRAMFILES%\AdwareAlert\AdwareAlert.exe File name: AdwareAlert.exe
Size: 9.09 MB (9097216 bytes)
MD5: 2698cf118c3307293ba979d3572141a9
Detection count: 60
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %PROGRAMFILES%\AdwareAlert\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 27, 2011
Launcher.exe File name: Launcher.exe
Size: 808.17 KB (808176 bytes)
MD5: 27d6e1fc20527a5f8ecdd6f15ef0652f
Detection count: 53
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
MalwareBot.exe File name: MalwareBot.exe
Size: 8.79 MB (8795376 bytes)
MD5: 19f635318d048f2fb02531ce90bc889d
Detection count: 52
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
%PROGRAMFILES%\AdwareBot\AdwareBot.exe File name: AdwareBot.exe
Size: 14.56 MB (14569472 bytes)
MD5: 9a9143a292beb5f5d9dac74b705f294d
Detection count: 16
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %PROGRAMFILES%\AdwareBot\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: March 20, 2012
%PROGRAMFILES%\setupxv.exe File name: setupxv.exe
Size: 6.88 MB (6886280 bytes)
MD5: d4cf0033dcd6caaecabad839aa9b3c8e
Detection count: 14
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %PROGRAMFILES%\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 7, 2010
%programfiles%\Spyware Stop\Spyware Stop.exe File name: Spyware Stop.exe
Size: 8.18 MB (8183808 bytes)
MD5: f7329bc5f9d59b2e5fc88b616f4366e3
Detection count: 5
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %programfiles%\Spyware Stop\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: November 30, 2010

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

Directory%AppData%\MalwareBot%ProgramFiles%\MalwareBot

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