Home Malware Programs Spyware YourPrivacyGuard


Posted: January 24, 2008

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 6/10
Infected PCs: 57
First Seen: July 24, 2009
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ScreenshotYourPrivacyGuard is a rogue anti-spyware application that is usually downloaded and installed onto your computer by a Trojan finding its way through exploits in the Windows Operating system. Once installed YourPrivacyGuard will generate false notifications of non-existent threats and irritating pop-ups even if you have a popup blocker on your computer. Such actions will consume your machine's processing power and thus will slow down your system or even cause its instability. YourPrivacyGuard's main goal is to trick you into buying a full version, which is fake, therefore it is strongly advised to remove this malware without any hesitation.


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Technical Details

File System Modifications

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The following files were created in the system:

stpHlpr.dll File name: stpHlpr.dll
Size: 53.24 KB (53248 bytes)
MD5: a13f3ccda0750a25dc4e594bc9eb889c
Detection count: 73
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
GDC.exe File name: GDC.exe
Size: 1.82 MB (1825280 bytes)
MD5: 949b22a85f6379628f13bb0c1ae70222
Detection count: 55
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
GDCPatch.exe File name: GDCPatch.exe
Size: 736.94 KB (736949 bytes)
MD5: 8d7c4185441483831212d249376f3f21
Detection count: 45
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

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