Windows Daily Adviser

Windows Daily Adviser Description

Windows Daily Adviser Screenshot 1Windows Daily Adviser may be full of security warnings that are supposedly intended to help protect your PC, but the contents of Windows Daily Adviser's alerts, pop-ups and scans are always fraudulent and should never be considered legitimate PC security advice. malware researchers have observed characteristics of Windows Daily Adviser that lead to Windows Daily Adviser naturally being a barely-tweaked descendant of other scamware products from the subgroup, a group of PC threats that specialize in the types of fraudulent security displays that are common to rogue anti-malware programs. Windows Daily Adviser's functions aren't limited bad pop-ups or system scans, either, since PC threats from this family have also been known to disable Windows security features and may also redirect your browser to unwanted websites. Such traits make Windows Daily Adviser a genuine threat to your computer, rather than a genuine protector, and it's always recommended for you to delete Windows Daily Adviser with a real anti-malware scanner once you have an opening for the job.

Windows Daily Adviser – a Poor Choice for a Software Sage

Windows Daily Adviser looks and, on a superficial level, even acts like an anti-virus scanner with a range of other security-related functions. However, Windows Daily Adviser's persistent inability to display inaccurate security information belies this outer appearance of security. System scans by Windows Daily Adviser will always contain lists of nonexistent PC threats, while Windows Daily Adviser's various manners of pop-ups will always include fake system alert information that should never be considered safe to act on for your computer's protection. Victims of Windows Daily Adviser attacks who are concerned about confusing Windows Daily Adviser's alerts with genuine anti-malware warnings should first try to disable Windows Daily Adviser by booting into Safe Mode or booting from a remote hard drive, which will allow you to embark on a genuine analysis of your PC's health.

Such fraudulent information, while no good to you, is helpful to Windows Daily Adviser's criminal distributors in that it's a handy excuse to cause other attacks and then imply that unrelated PC threats are at fault. This ultimately ends in Windows Daily Adviser asking for money in exchange for the capability to remove these fake infections – an unfair trade that malware researchers always encourage you to refuse. However, the key code '0W000-000B0-00T00-E0020' can be used to fake Windows Daily Adviser's registration and minimize its attacks.

A Few Reasons Why You Shouldn't Underestimate the Power of a Fake AV Program

Windows Daily Adviser has also been noted for its capability to launch attacks against security functions and features, with an especial focus on:

  • Disabling the UAC, a Windows feature that blocks unauthorized system changes.
  • Disabling warning messages for invalid file signatures.
  • Blocking genuine security programs that could help you detect or remove Windows Daily Adviser.

These attacks are also common to other members of Win32/FakeVimes, including

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Technical Details

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\InspectorHKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect 0HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\ID 4HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\UID [rnd]HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\net [date of installation]HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system\ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin 0HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system\ConsentPromptBehaviorUser 0HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system\EnableLUA 0HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AAWTray.exeHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AAWTray.exe\Debugger svchost.exeHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AVCare.exeHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AVCare.exe\Debugger svchost.exeHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AVENGINE.EXEHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AVENGINE.EXE\Debugger svchost.exe
Posted: May 2, 2012

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