Home Malware Programs Spyware SystemChecker


Posted: February 13, 2007

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 6/10
Infected PCs: 66
First Seen: July 24, 2009
OS(es) Affected: Windows

SystemChecker is a rogue utility that may silently install itself by Trojans, through browser security exploits, or via other nefarious mechanisms. Once installed on your PC, SystemChecker will tease you with false notifications or alerts claiming that there are "critical files" in your version of Windows that may lead to data loss. SystemChecker will then attempt to trick you into buying an inferior data backup program. SystemChecker is known to be distributed through several malicious Trojans.

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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:

SystemChecker[1].exe File name: SystemChecker[1].exe
Size: 748.54 KB (748544 bytes)
MD5: b15d89856113dc06551a0ce66812cf38
Detection count: 87
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009