Home Malware Programs Spyware SafePCTool


Posted: March 24, 2008

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 6/10
Infected PCs: 97
First Seen: July 24, 2009
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotSafePCTool is a rogue anti-spyware application that once installed it will perform a scan that will result in exaggerated spyware threats. Once SafePCTool finishes the spyware scan, a warning message will pop up stating that SafePCTool has detected spyware and that you need to register to repair your computer. SafePCTool's exaggerated threat reports are meant to scare you into purchasing the full version of the program.

SafePCTool program may be difficult to remove manually. SafePCTool is a clone of ProtectingTool and is similar to other popular rogue anti-spyware programs that are reskinned and renamed to confuse unsuspecting computer users.


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:

SysRep.exe File name: SysRep.exe
Size: 1.54 MB (1544192 bytes)
MD5: 3c8d708b52407fb1303607671941fecc
Detection count: 52
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

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