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SecureExpertCleaner

Posted: July 29, 2008

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 23
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: December 18, 2019
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotSecureExpertCleaner, also known as Secure Expert Cleaner, is a rogue anti-spyware program that installs in your computer system with the help of Trojan Zlob or other malicious methods. You may have also downloaded SecureExpertCleaner from a rogue website thinking it would remove your spyware threats. Once SecureExpertCleaner's trial version is installed, it will run a fake system scan to generate a list of spyware results that are supposedly found in your system. Along with this scan, popups and fake system alert messages may appear to "inform" you about your supposed infections.

If you click on any of these messages, you'll be redirected to SecureExpertCleaner's rogue website (secureexpertcleaner.com) to further download Secure Expert Cleaner's licensed version. Secureexpertcleaner.com will promote Secure Expert Cleaner as a legit software, do not be tricked by its malicious tactics.

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Aliases

Sus/Behav-1010 [Sophos]Fraudulent Security Program [Prevx1]Program:Win32/SecureExpertCleaner [Microsoft]TROJ_FAKEALER.YP [TrendMicro]Mal/Inet-Fam [Sophos]Adware/VirusRemover2008 [Panda]probably a variant of Win32/TrojanDownloader.Agent [NOD32]Program:Win32/Winfixer [Microsoft]Trojan.Dldr.FraudLoad.vchl [McAfee-GW-Edition]FakeAlert-BR [McAfee]Trojan-Downloader.Win32.FraudLoad [K7AntiVirus]Generic.Win32.Malware.AntiSpywareExpert [Ikarus]Misc/VirusRemover [Fortinet]Trojan-Downloader.Win32.FraudLoad.vchl [F-Secure]Win32/FakeAV.SF [eTrust-Vet]
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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:



Reminder.exe File name: Reminder.exe
Size: 481.28 KB (481280 bytes)
MD5: 2658e76f60f681b78fb040a88e2bb835
Detection count: 95
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
SecureExpertCleaner_Pandora_Installer_Qip_Dual_En[1].exe,QuickInstallPack.exe File name: SecureExpertCleaner_Pandora_Installer_Qip_Dual_En[1].exe,QuickInstallPack.exe
Size: 723.45 KB (723456 bytes)
MD5: d6ebc1296e6e4576653370c6a61818bd
Detection count: 93
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
SecureExpertCleaner_Installer_Dual_En.exe,QuickInstallPack.exe File name: SecureExpertCleaner_Installer_Dual_En.exe,QuickInstallPack.exe
Size: 422.86 KB (422864 bytes)
MD5: 476a0ff01c7638fea7862103257bf6c2
Detection count: 91
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
SecureExpertCleaner_Pandora_Installer_Qip_Dual_En[1].exe, QuickInstallPack.exe File name: SecureExpertCleaner_Pandora_Installer_Qip_Dual_En[1].exe, QuickInstallPack.exe
Size: 422.86 KB (422864 bytes)
MD5: 1a0fcc81b3b051fb4be294ec655aeb92
Detection count: 71
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
SecureExpertCleaner_Pandora_Dual_En.exe File name: SecureExpertCleaner_Pandora_Dual_En.exe
Size: 1.87 MB (1872528 bytes)
MD5: 756abd2a7e125db49c805bc04953281a
Detection count: 61
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
sec_free_setup.exe File name: sec_free_setup.exe
Size: 1.73 MB (1731856 bytes)
MD5: 5a9087a4ef2dbf7f9e5a98226e94d8ff
Detection count: 46
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
CleanerInstaller[1].exe File name: CleanerInstaller[1].exe
Size: 92.94 KB (92944 bytes)
MD5: 710b55fd6d22d33e60d086f4960cf6d7
Detection count: 43
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
sec.exe File name: sec.exe
Size: 1.66 MB (1667072 bytes)
MD5: e5b42ac7eab77ca43106946db9124a54
Detection count: 42
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
SecureExpertCleaner_Installer_Dual_En[2].exe File name: SecureExpertCleaner_Installer_Dual_En[2].exe
Size: 173.5 KB (173505 bytes)
MD5: c93a2ec828f3ae3fcf88571e9a77e1e4
Detection count: 33
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
iercpt.dll File name: iercpt.dll
Size: 110.59 KB (110592 bytes)
MD5: a8438de7f0971479bcb6d1a450a167ba
Detection count: 15
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
FreeCleaner.exe File name: FreeCleaner.exe
Size: 1.65 MB (1657032 bytes)
MD5: 82afccbf194705e0ab54fabc023ab950
Detection count: 6
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

More files

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

CookiesbestsecureexpertcleanerDirectory%AppData%\SecureExpertCleaner%ProgramFiles%\SecureExpertCleaner

Additional Information

The following cookies were detected:
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