BrowserSpywareCheck.com

BrowserSpywareCheck.com Description

BrowserSpywareCheck.com is a dangerous and misleading web page that can change settings within a web browser application. BrowserSpywareCheck.com is designed to sell off fake security applications such as the Alpha Antivirus rogue anti-spyware program. BrowserSpywareCheck.com will display fake warning notifications that are designed to make computer users believe that they need to purchase a program like Alpha Antivirus to remove a security threat.

Technical Information

File System Details

BrowserSpywareCheck.com creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 AlphaAntivirus.exe N/A
2 %Program Files%\Alpha Antivirus N/A
3 Uninstall Alpha Antivirus.lnk N/A
4 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\Alpha Antivirus N/A
5 Alpha Antivirus.lnk N/A
6 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Alpha Antivirus N/A

Registry Details

BrowserSpywareCheck.com creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Alpha Antivirus
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Alpha Antivirus
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Alpha Antivirus
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Alpha Antivirus"