XP Antivirus Pro 2013

ScreenshotXP Antivirus Pro 2013 is a fake anti-virus application that is created by cybercrooks to intimidate victims into believing their computers have been contaminated with numerous security infections. XP Antivirus Pro 2013 operates by attempting to convince PC users to purchase the imaginary full version of scamware. The main problem with XP Antivirus Pro 2013 is that its full edition will not protect the computer from real malware threats because, in reality, it does not exist. Although the name and interface of XP Antivirus Pro 2013 may sound and look legal and reliable, XP Antivirus Pro 2013 will not protect the computer from security threats and fix it. XP Antivirus Pro 2013 is distributed via a Trojan that is downloaded from malicious websites. Trojans use security holes and system vulnerabilities to invade the victimized machine. After installation, XP Antivirus Pro 2013 will launch fraudulent system scans and display pop-up warning messages. XP Antivirus Pro 2013 will create false PC scan results to intimidate you into thinking your computer is corrupted by malware infections. To uninstall XP Antivirus Pro 2013 from the compromised PC, ESG's malware research team advises you to use a genuine malware removal tool that deals with rogue anti-virus programs.

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Technical Information

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File System Details

XP Antivirus Pro 2013 creates the following file(s):
# File Name
1 %CommonApplData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS_2]
2 %LocalAppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS_2]
3 %Temp%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS_2]
4 %UserProfile%\Templates\[RANDOM CHARACTERS_2]

Registry Details

XP Antivirus Pro 2013 creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\ [RANDOM CHARACTERS_0]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\Content Type application/x-msdownload
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\DefaultIcon
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\DefaultIcon\ %1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command\ "[RANDOM CHARACTERS_1].exe" -a "%1" %*
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command\IsolatedCommand "%1" %*
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command\ "%1" %*
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\runas\command\IsolatedCommand "%1" %*
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[RANDOM CHARACTERS_0]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[RANDOM CHARACTERS_0]\Content Type application/x-msdownload
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[RANDOM CHARACTERS_0]\DefaultIcon
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[RANDOM CHARACTERS_0]\DefaultIcon\ %1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[RANDOM CHARACTERS_0]\shell
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[RANDOM CHARACTERS_0]\shell\open
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[RANDOM CHARACTERS_0]\shell\open\command
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[RANDOM CHARACTERS_0]\shell\open\command\ "[RANDOM CHARACTERS_1].exe" -a "%1" %*
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[RANDOM CHARACTERS_0]\shell\open\command\IsolatedCommand "%1" %*
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[RANDOM CHARACTERS_0]\shell\runas
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[RANDOM CHARACTERS_0]\shell\runas\command
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[RANDOM CHARACTERS_0]\shell\runas\command\ "%1" %*
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[RANDOM CHARACTERS_0]\shell\runas\command\IsolatedCommand "%1" %*
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\[RANDOM CHARACTERS_0_0]\ Application

More Details on XP Antivirus Pro 2013

The following messages associated with XP Antivirus Pro 2013 were found:
Severe system damage!
Spyware and viruses detected in the background. Sensitive system components under attack! Data loss, identity theft and system corruption are possible. Act now, click here for a free security scan.
System danger!
Your system security is in danger. Privacy threats detected. Spyware, keyloggers or Trojans may be working in the background right now. Perform an in-depth scan and removal now, click here.
Virus intrusion!
Your computer security is at risk. Spyware, worms and Trojans were detected in the background. Prevent data corruption and credit card information theft. Safeguard your system and perform a free security scan now.
XP Antivirus Pro 2013 Firewall Alert
XP Antivirus Pro 2013 has blocked a program from accessing the internet
Internet Explorer is infected with Trojan-BNK.Win32.Keylogger.gen
Private data can be stolen by third parties, including credit card details and passwords.

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