Description is a website that should not be trusted. is responsible for the promotion and distribution of the rogueware called Antivirus Studio 2010. can be secretly placed into a system by browser hijacking Trojans. A victim will be continuously redirected to and pressurized into purchasing Antivirus Studio 2010 in order to remove purportedly detected malware. Both and Antivirus Studio 2010 should be removed with a reliable security tool promptly after detection.

Technical Information

File System Details creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 securityhelper.exe N/A
2 securitycenter.exe N/A
3 [random characters].exe, like 472a10e2ebxd9.exe, backd-efq.exe, dc_3.exe, dd10x10.exe N/A
4 AntiVirus Studio 2010.exe N/A
5 17dkf.exe N/A

Registry Details creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ""%AppData%\AntiVirus Studio 2010\AntiVirus Studio 2010.exe" /STARTUP"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\User Agent\Post Platform
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AntiVirus Studio 2010
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "%AppData%\AntiVirus Studio 2010\securitycenter.exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings\User Agent
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\AntiVirus Studio 2010
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "%AppData%\antivirus studio 2010\securityhelper.exe"