Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection

Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection Description

Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection is a rogue security program that is used to steal money from inexperienced computer users. Rogue security software like Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection are used to carry out a well known scam, tricking inexperienced computer users into believing that they need to pay for an expensive, fake security program. If Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection is installed on your computer, Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection should be removed using a real security application to restore the affected computer to normal.

How Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection is Used by Cybercriminals

Fake security programs like Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection are among the most common types of online scams. Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection another member of the family makes damaging changes to your computer's settings, preventing computer users from accessing their files and causing a large number of problems deliberately in order to trick computer users into believing that there are viruses and Trojans present on the infected computer. The main goal of the Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection as well as of its many clones is to make computer users believe that they need to purchase an expensive, 'licensed' version of Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection. There are several ways in which Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection carries out its scam and tricks inexperienced computer users, including the following tactics:

  • Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection runs a fake scan of the infected computer, claiming that there are numerous infections regardless of the actual state of the infected computer.
  • Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection pesters computer users with numerous fake error messages and irritating bogus alerts. These fake error messages are used to prevent computer users from accessing websites and applications related to computer security.
  • Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection will often interfere with the affected computer's Internet connection in order to protect itself from removal. Other techniques used to protect Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection from removal include blocking access to legitimate security programs and even blocking executable files in general from being opened.
  • Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection deliberately causes problems on the affected computer to reinforce the idea that the infected computer is riddled with threats. For example, a computer on which Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection is installed will often crash and freeze, and may display many similar performance problems.

Among the many clones of Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection are

Technical Information

Registry Details

Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
RegistryKey
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "%Temp%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe -r "%1" %*"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\PhishingFilter "EnabledV9" = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyOverride" = ""
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyEnable" = 1
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.key
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\LinksBar "Enabled" = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\PhishingFilter "Enabled" = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments "SaveZoneInformation" = 1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download "CheckExeSignatures" = "no"
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.key "(Default)" = "regfile"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download "RunInvalidSignatures" = 1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\exefile\shell\open\command "(Default)" ="%Temp%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe -r "%1" %*"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations "LowRiskFileTypes" = ".exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyServer" = "http=127.0.0.1:48738"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[RANDOM CHARACTERS]" = "%Temp%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS]\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe"

More Details on Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection

The following messages associated with Antimalware - Proven Antivirus Protection were found:
Antimalware Alert
Infiltration Alert
Your computer is be attacked by an internet virus. It could be password-stealing attack, a trojan-dropper or similar.
Internet Explorer Warning - Visiting this web site may harm your computer!

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