Basic-security-scan.com is a browser hijacker promoting the distribution of the rogue anti-spyware application known as Security Mechanic. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer via security exploits and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the Basic-security-scan.com domain. Once here, the computer is subject to a fake online scan that displays fictitious and sometimes grossly exaggerated infection results, all in order to intimidate the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover Security Mechanic.
File System Details
|#||File Name||Detection Count|
|7||%Documents and Settings%\[User]\Application Data\SpyProtector\SC_Config.ini||N/A|
|9||%Documents and Settings%\[User]\Application Data\SpyProtector\SC_Base_new.dat||N/A|