Antvirushelpv1.com

Antvirushelpv1.com Description

Antvirushelpv1.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as Personal Antivirus. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer through security exploits and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Antvirushelpv1.com domain. Here the computer is subject to a fake online scan, which displays falsified and exaggerated infection reports in order to scare the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover, Personal Antivirus.

Technical Information

File System Details

Antvirushelpv1.com creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\PerAvir.exe N/A
2 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\services.exe N/A
3 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\iv.exe N/A
4 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\unins000.exe N/A
5 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\winlogon.exe N/A
6 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Personal Antivirus\Personal Antivirus Home Page.lnk N/A
7 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Personal Antivirus.lnk N/A
8 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\uill.ini N/A
9 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\db\config.cfg N/A
10 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\log.txt N/A
11 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\activate.ico N/A
12 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\uninstall.ico N/A
13 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\db\DBInfo.ver N/A
14 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\Languages N/A
15 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\Languages\IAGer.lng N/A
16 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\iGSh.png N/A
17 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Personal Antivirus N/A
18 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Personal Antivirus\Purchase License.lnk N/A
19 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\settings.ini N/A
20 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\db N/A
21 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\db\Urls.inf N/A
22 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus N/A
23 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\unins000.dat N/A
24 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\db N/A
25 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\db\ia080618x.db N/A
26 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\Languages\IAFr.lng N/A
27 %WINDOWS%\system32\log.txt N/A
28 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\iPSh.png N/A
29 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Desktop\Personal Antivirus.lnk N/A
30 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Personal Antivirus\Personal Antivirus.lnk N/A
31 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus N/A
32 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\Uninstall Personal Antivirus.lnk N/A
33 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\db\Timeout.inf N/A
34 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\pguard.ini N/A
35 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\Explorer.ico N/A
36 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\working.log N/A
37 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\db\ia080614.db N/A
38 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\Languages\IAEs.lng N/A
39 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\Languages\IAIt.lng N/A
40 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\iMSh.png N/A

Registry Details

Antvirushelpv1.com creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ITGrdEngine
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_ITGRDENGINE
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Personal Antivirus"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Personal Antivirus_is1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer "PrS"