Basic-security-scan.com

Basic-security-scan.com Description

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.

Technical Information

Registry Details

Basic-security-scan.com creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
RegistryKey
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Shell Extensions\Approved\{107a1d63-2eaa-4694-8aba-ec209c630d83}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\lsascs.exe
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{107a1d63-2eaa-4694-8aba-ec209c630d83}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “Security Mechanic”

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