Av-antispyware.com

Av-antispyware.com Description

Av-antispyware.com is a browser hijacker promoting the distribution of the rogue anti-spyware application known as Av-antispyware. Due to affiliated trojans that infiltrate the computer via security exploits and modify the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Av-antispyware.com domain. Once here, the computer is subject to a fake online scan that displays fictitious and sometimes grossly exaggerated infection results, in order to intimidate the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover Av-antispyware.

Technical Information

File System Details

Av-antispyware.com creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\LastSun Ltd\AV AntiSpyware\ava.exe N/A
2 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\LastSun Ltd N/A
3 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\LastSun Ltd\AV AntiSpyware\BASE\ N/A
4 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\AV AntiSpyware\AV AntiSpyware.lnk N/A
5 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\LastSun Ltd\AV AntiSpyware\SAVED\ N/A
6 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\LastSun Ltd\AV AntiSpyware\LOG\ N/A
7 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\AV AntiSpyware N/A
8 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\LastSun Ltd\AV AntiSpyware\ N/A
9 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\LastSun Ltd\AV AntiSpyware\DELETED\ N/A

Registry Details

Av-antispyware.com creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\uninstall\AV AntiSpyware 1.8
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "AV AntiSpyware"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\LastSun Ltd\AV AntiSpyware