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Smart Antivirus 2009

Posted: September 4, 2008

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 10/10
Infected PCs: 23
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: April 1, 2020
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotSmart Antivirus 2009, also known as SmartAntivirus 2009, is a rogue anti-spyware program and clone of XP Antivirus and WinAntivirusPro. Smart Antivirus 2009 may install in your computer system by a Trojan Zlob found on a fake video codec installation or you may have downloaded it from a rogue website (thinking it would get rid of your spyware infections). Once Zlob is installed, it may generate fake popups and imaginary notifications "informing" you about supposed spyware infections. These rogue messages will try to trick you into buying Smart Antivirus 2009's "licensed" program to remove the imaginary threats.

If you click on any of the links provided you may be redirected to rogue websites that promotes Smart Antivirus 2009 as a legitimate software. Moreover, Smart Antivirus 2009 may use its fake computer scanner, emulate a system scan and display a list of spyware supposedly found in your computer system.



Heur.Trojan.Generic [Kaspersky]Win32.SuspectCrc [Ikarus]AntiVirus2009 [Symantec]Porn-Dialer.Win32.Generic [Sunbelt]Troj/FakeAle-HA [Sophos]Fraudulent Security Program [Prevx1]Application/SmartAntivirus2009 [Panda]Win32/Adware.Antivirus2008 [NOD32]Trojan:Win32/FakeSmav [Microsoft]FakeAlert-AY [McAfee]not-a-virus:FraudTool.Win32.VirusIsolator.ai [Kaspersky]Trojan.Win32.Malware.1 [K7AntiVirus]Virus.Win32.Agent.aj [Ikarus]PossibleThreat [Fortinet]FraudTool.Win32.VirusIsolator.ai [F-Secure]
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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:

sav.exe File name: sav.exe
Size: 404.99 KB (404992 bytes)
MD5: c7dfa67e339be36c15fe5d490dfe6cb8
Detection count: 92
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
Smart Antivirus-2009.exe File name: Smart Antivirus-2009.exe
Size: 969.21 KB (969216 bytes)
MD5: bcaffb79717cb36fee3fa2e6f28e1115
Detection count: 81
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
setup.ver1_1000.0_.exe File name: setup.ver1_1000.0_.exe
Size: 110.59 KB (110592 bytes)
MD5: 8482252a4293d5f4ba1f39b77b447920
Detection count: 31
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
SmartAntivirus2009[1].exe, sa2009_x32.exe File name: SmartAntivirus2009[1].exe, sa2009_x32.exe
Size: 1.42 MB (1425408 bytes)
MD5: 81c4ddb86b94a4a982e5a8088cea3a6e
Detection count: 30
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:

Directory%ProgramFiles%\smart antivirus 2009

Additional Information

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