Windows Safety Module

Windows Safety Module Description

Windows Safety Module Screenshot 1Windows Safety Module may borrow its visuals from Microsoft security software, but as a rogue anti-virus program, Windows Safety Module doesn't have any of the security-related functions to back up its looks. malware researchers have readily identified Windows Safety Module as a new variant of , and as such, Windows Safety Module is capable of producing fake system alerts, inaccurate system scans and other forms of fraudulent security information as part of its scam to steal money and financial information. Because Windows Safety Module may also block Windows security applications and cause other undesirable effects, such as browser redirect attacks, deleting Windows Safety Module with a legitimate anti-malware application should always be high on your to-do list if you haven't just managed to avoid a Windows Safety Module infection in the first place.

Windows Safety Module: A Remarkably Risky Form of 'Safety' Software

Windows Safety Module can be identified both visually and through its attacks as a clone of previous examples of scamware from Win32/FakeVimes such as In spite of its anti-virus software looks, Windows Safety Module's pop-up alerts, system scans and other forms of system analysis always contain inaccurate information about your PC – usually with reference to nonexistent infections or ongoing attacks (such as unauthorized network activity). malware experts caution anything other than ignoring Windows Safety Module's warnings, which can cause you to damage innocent files or programs if you pay heed to their recommendations.

As the final note to its symphony of fraud, Windows Safety Module will repeatedly encourage you to spend money on a purchasable registration key to solve any and all problems your PC might be experiencing (which are, in reality, likely to originate from Windows Safety Module or related PC threats). malware research team strongly discourages this for the safety of both your funds and any linked financial data, but registering Windows Safety Module with the free code '0W000-000B0-00T00-E0020' may prove useful before attempting to delete Windows Safety Module for good.

Acquiring the Real Security That Windows Safety Module Doesn't Want You to Have

Windows Safety Module's presence is also likely to coincide with various security issues, most noticeably including blocked access to security and anti-malware programs. Starting Windows without Windows Safety Module launching – for instance, by using a Safe Mode boot or booting from a removable drive – will allow you to circumvent this blockade and remove Windows Safety Module with a suitable anti-malware application. In the meantime, malware research team also warns that victims of Windows Safety Module attacks should anticipate:

  • Altered Windows settings that allow you to download unsafe files (such as files with nonvalid signature identification) without corresponding warnings from Windows.
  • Browser redirects to harmful sites, particularly after you attempt to use a search engine.
  • Unauthorized network activity that bypasses the Windows Firewall to report Windows Safety Module's installation on your PC.
  • Disabled Windows security features such as the User Access Control.

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Technical Details

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\ID 4HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings\UID [RANDOM CHARACTERS]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\net [date of installation]HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system\ConsentPromptBehaviorAdmin 0HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AAWTray.exHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AVCare.exe\Debugger svchost.exeHKEY_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\AVENGINE.EXEHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Image File Execution Options\AVENGINE.EXE\Debugger svchost.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.exe

Additional Information

The following messages's were detected:
# Message
1Error Attempt to run a potentially dangerous script detected. Full system scan is a highly recommended.
2Error Keylogger activity detected. System information security is at risk. It is recommended to activate protection and run a full system scan
3Error Software without a digital signature detected. Your system files are at risk. We strongly advise you to activate your protection.

Posted: May 1, 2012

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