A-fast.com

A-fast.com Description

A-fast.com is a misleading website that promotes the fake anti-virus called A-Fast Antivirus. A-fast.com or A-fast.net is typically encountered by users that are already infected with the trial version of A-Fast Antivirus. On infiltrating a system, A-Fast Antivirus will place A-fast.com in the victim's Hosts file, causing the browser to be frequently redirected to the malicious domain. Users may also be redirected to A-fast.com when they click on any of the fake security alerts or pop-up warnings displayed by A-Fast Antivirus. Should you encounter A-fast.com, have your PC scanned and cleaned with a legitimate malware removal tool.

Technical Information

File System Details

A-fast.com creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %Program Files%\A-fast\A-fast.exe N/A
2 %Program Files%\A-fast N/A
3 %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Desktop\A-fast Antivirus.lnk N/A

Registry Details

A-fast.com creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
RegistryKey
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "fast"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DosableTaskMgr" = "1"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\A-fast
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\StandardProfile\AuthorizedApplications\List "%Program Files%\A-fast\A-fast.exe"