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PersonalAntispy

Posted: October 2, 2008

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 7
First Seen: July 24, 2009
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotPersonalAntispy is a rogue antispyware application. PersonalAntispy is often downloaded and installed by a Trojan, through browser security holes, or via other unconventional and unethical mechanisms. Once installed, PersonalAntispy will display notifications of imaginary security and privacy risks in its attempts to get the user to purchase the full version and may generate system slowdown and instability. This program can be extremely difficult to manually remove. PersonalAntispy is a clone of Win Antispyware.

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Technical Details

File System Modifications

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The following files were created in the system:



PersonalAntiSpy_Installer_Dual_en.exe File name: PersonalAntiSpy_Installer_Dual_en.exe
Size: 720.38 KB (720384 bytes)
MD5: 4517075610b2793b1e42095fc162a83b
Detection count: 36
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
PersonalAntiSpy_Setup_Dual_en.exe File name: PersonalAntiSpy_Setup_Dual_en.exe
Size: 6.59 MB (6592904 bytes)
MD5: 75dc730305fe584407f6831d600d5c1a
Detection count: 24
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009