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Posted: May 30, 2008

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 30
First Seen: July 24, 2009
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotMalwarePatrolPro, also known as MalwarePatrol Pro Malware Patrol Pro and MalwarePatrol-Pro, is a rogue anti-spyware program that may be downloaded and installed onto your computer by Trojan.Zlob. Once Trojan.Zlob is installed, it will display fraudulent error messages, stating that your computer is infected with spyware and adware applications. The fraudulent error message may start as "Malware and harmful software were found" and to click on the 'OK' button to remove the malware detected.

If you click on the fraudulent error message, a free trial version of MalwarePatrolPro may install on your computer. After MalwarePatrolPro runs a scan of your computer, it will then offer you to remove the parasites it "found" when you purchase the full version of the MalwarePatrolPro program. It is strongly recommended to remove MalwarePatrolPro from your system without any hesitation. MalwarePatrolPro is a clone of Antivirus2008.


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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:

MPatrolPROSkin.dll File name: MPatrolPROSkin.dll
Size: 6.5 MB (6508544 bytes)
MD5: d55e89412229981cd82ad2d7e53f0844
Detection count: 6
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
MPatrolPRO.exe File name: MPatrolPRO.exe
Size: 1.63 MB (1634304 bytes)
MD5: 6550d154b825dbd3ee09f1d433985441
Detection count: 4
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009