Home Malware Programs Spyware SchutzTool


Posted: June 8, 2008

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 6/10
Infected PCs: 91
First Seen: July 24, 2009
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotSchutzTool is a deceitful anti-spyware application that is commonly downloaded and installed onto your computer by a Trojan, infiltrating your machine via exploits in the Windows Operating system. After SchutzTool is installed, it will bombard your desktop with false error notifications. Due to such malicious actions, SchutzTool will not only put your computer at risk, but will also consume your machine's processing power causing it to slow down severely. SchutzTool is designed to lure gullible computer users out of their money by scaring them into buying the "full version" of the program. It is strongly recommended to remove SchutzTool as soon as it is detected.

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The following directories were created:
%ProgramFiles%\Common Files\SchutzTool%ProgramFiles%\SchutzTool
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