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MyDisk

Posted: January 7, 2011

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 150
First Seen: January 7, 2011
Last Seen: April 24, 2021
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotMyDisk (My Disk) is a fake system optimizer that operates undetected via misleading online scanners, false updates and corrupt video codecs. MyDisk hails from a family of fake defragmenters actively spreading on the web. The rogue stable includes HDD Low, HDD Rescue, Win Scanner and Disk Repair.

MyDisk pretends to be legitimate but it tricks users into believing that their PCs are infected and that they need to purchase a license for MyDisk to remove the so-called threats. Do not trust the alerts and scanners My Disk produces because you will be left without your money and with more viruses in your computer. All the errors reported by My Disk are invented to be misleading.

The MyDisk scam is designed to become active as soon as the affected computer reboots. My Disk will then bombard the hapless user with fake popup ads containing false information about hard disk errors. Donot fall for this blatant scam and have MyDisk removed using a reliable malware remover.

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Aliases

Suspicious file [Panda]Fat-Obfuscated [AVG]Backdoor.Win32.ZZSlash [Ikarus]Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT [Sunbelt]Win32/Etap [eTrust-Vet]UnclassifiedMalware [Comodo]Artemis!250E6636D92A [McAfee]Trojan-Downloader:W32/Renos.gen!N [F-Secure]Sus/UnkPacker [Sophos]a variant of Win32/Agent.RST [NOD32]Heuristic.LooksLike.Win32.Suspicious.J [McAfee-GW-Edition]PCK/Molebox [AntiVir]Suspicious:W32/Malware!Gemini [F-Secure]Heur.Pck.MoleBox [Comodo]PUA.Packed.MoleBox.2X [ClamAV]
More aliases (28)

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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:



%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\lp4QioTsvLr.exe File name: lp4QioTsvLr.exe
Size: 388.09 KB (388096 bytes)
MD5: 74d3f42295623a4bed6c2ebeb04610c3
Detection count: 81
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: January 7, 2011
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\kEWtAOdEnWChRcK.dll File name: kEWtAOdEnWChRcK.dll
Size: 433.15 KB (433152 bytes)
MD5: e63b1ed01c8205e9e3a820a224750367
Detection count: 74
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Path: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: January 7, 2011
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\auUhgbQbIskUoaN.exe File name: auUhgbQbIskUoaN.exe
Size: 485.37 KB (485376 bytes)
MD5: dff6c1018e5208259f4994adcf02b34f
Detection count: 71
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: January 7, 2011
%PROGRAMFILES%\Registry Convoy 2009\RegistryConvoy.exe File name: RegistryConvoy.exe
Size: 1.35 MB (1359896 bytes)
MD5: 250e6636d92a9476cc59b1bec9105b0f
Detection count: 50
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %PROGRAMFILES%\Registry Convoy 2009\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: January 12, 2011
%APPDATA%\aykxy.exe File name: aykxy.exe
Size: 65.53 KB (65536 bytes)
MD5: fdf22f5b2217d658c924fd85e511b697
Detection count: 7
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %APPDATA%\
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: January 9, 2011

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

File name without pathUninstall My Disk.lnk

Additional Information

The following messages's were detected:
# Message
1Critical Error
A critical error has occurred while indexing data stored on hard drive. System restart required.

System Restore
The system has been restored after a critical error. Data integrity and hard drive integrity verification required.

Windows cannot find notepad.exe . Make sure you typed the name correctly, and then try again. To search for a file, click the Start button, and then click Search.

Windows detected a hard drive problem.
A hard drive error occurred while starting the application.