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MalwareCrush

Posted: January 3, 2008

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 4,101
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: October 18, 2020
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotMalwareCrush is a purported anti-spyware application to scan for and remove spyware from your system and installed onto your computer with the help of Trojans and other malware. MalwareCrush is usually installed on your PC when you download programs hiding as a video codecs required to view certain video extension files. However, when you install these codecs, they will intentionally show fake warnings in your Windows taskbar and install MalwareCrush onto your machine without your permission. Once installed, MalwareCrush will automatically load and scan your system for a reason to display false positives that were installed together with this malware. The makers of MalwareCrush want to goad you into purchasing the full version of MalwareCrush and just seek to swindle you out your money. MalwareCrush shouldn't remain on your system and is recommended to be removed with no delay.

Aliases

Heuristic: Suspicious Self Modifying File [Prevx1]Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.hat [F-Secure]Trojan.FakeAlert.gen [CAT-QuickHeal]Trojan.FakeAlert.PG [BitDefender]

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If you are concerned that malware or PC threats similar to MalwareCrush 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.

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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:



MalwareCrush.exe File name: MalwareCrush.exe
Size: 1.61 MB (1613824 bytes)
MD5: d541569f7d8bb301de4599ceb5c2ec49
Detection count: 62
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
0003fabc.exe File name: 0003fabc.exe
Size: 5.87 MB (5870807 bytes)
MD5: 39c397d15c53cec57ec0d4efca369a7c
Detection count: 34
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
000984e3.exe File name: 000984e3.exe
Size: 5.84 MB (5847231 bytes)
MD5: cd6c527543192bae9f91198ff636c415
Detection count: 16
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
wupeng.exe File name: wupeng.exe
Size: 12.28 KB (12288 bytes)
MD5: 06e02c70db0a10623dfac49c827713d0
Detection count: 5
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

More files

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

Directory%ProgramFiles%\MalwareCrush

Additional Information

The following cookies were detected:
malwarecrush

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