Monthly Archive: September 2011

Sep 30

Data Restore rogue of the FakeSysDef Family

Data Restore, a rogue of the FakeSysDef Family which uses fake scareware of having hard drive and system errors to scare those infected to buy the rogue. The FakeSysDef rogues also includes an MBR (Master Boot Record) Rootkit like TDSS, TDL#, or Sinowal used for profiting from search engine results hijackings even after the user purchases the rogue. Files and Locations: %LOCAL_APPDATA%\<Random File …

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Sep 29

Advanced PC Shield 2012 Rogue

The Advanced PC Shield 2012 rogue is only one file, however, it also includes a Necurs.c rootkit.  This rogue doesny’lock the running of other applications but it can hijack the browser re-directing to scare messages to try and get the user to purchase the rogue. While the rogue is running at one point it begins …

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Sep 22

OpenCloud Security Rogue of the FakeScanti Family

OpenCloud Security is a rogue of the FakeScanti Family, that uses fake alert scare tactics and fake scan results showing the computer is infected tactics along with the blocking of other applications when trying to run themtogoad the user into purchasing the rogue to clean the fake scan results it shows.   Files and Locations: …

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Sep 14

Data Recovery rogue of the FakeSysDef Family

Data Recovery is a rogue of the FakeSysDef Family and uses fake analysis generating scareware fake alerts of having hard drive and system errors to scare those infected to buy the rogue. These FakeSysDef rogues includes an MBR (Master Boot Record) Rootkit like TDSS,  TDL#, or  Sinowal created to profit from search engine results hijackings …

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Sep 06

System Recovery Rogue of the FakeSysDef Family

System Recovery rogue of the FakeSysDef Family, is a fake analysis application that uses scareware tactics of having hard drive and system errors to scare those infected to purchase the rogue. The FakeSysDef family of rogues infections includes an MBR (Master Boot Record) Rootkit like TDSS,  TDL#, or  Sinowal designed to generate profits from search …

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