Threat Database Rogue Anti-Spyware Program CoreGuard Antivirus 2009

CoreGuard Antivirus 2009

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 3,857
Threat Level: 100 % (High)
Infected Computers: 1,101
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: September 13, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Core Guard Antivirus 2009 (also known as CoreGuard or CoreGuard Antivirus 2009) is a rogue anti-virus program that belongs to the FakeCog (CoreGuard) family. Typically, Core Guard Antivirus 2009 may either penetrate the host computer through security exploits, or it is known to be downloadable on its website, which you may be diverted to due to browser hijacking. However, this fake anti-virus becomes installed on your machine, Core Guard Antivirus 2009 will begin to issue false system scans that detect various fictitious parasite threats, all in order to frighten you into purchasing the licensed version of Core Guard Antivirus 2009. It is important to note, however, that this version will be just as harmful to your system as the first one was.

There are various clones of CoreGuard Antivirus 2009. Its various clones include PC Protection Center 2008, Protection System, Paladin Antivirus, Dr.Guard, User Protection, Your Protection, Digital Protection, Data Protection, Protection Center, Defense Center, AnVi, PC Protection Center, Virus.DOS.RogueAntiSpyware, Fraud.Defense Center, Malware Protection Center, Adware.PCProtectionCenter.


15 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
Symantec Packed.Generic.277
Sunbelt Trojan.Win32.Generic.pak!cobra
Sophos Mal/TDSSPack-Q
NOD32 Win32/Adware.CoreguardAntivirus.D
Microsoft Trojan:Win32/FakeCog
McAfee-GW-Edition Trojan.FakeCog.A.91
McAfee Generic FakeAlert!gf
Kaspersky Trojan.Win32.Tdss.aysr
Ikarus Trojan.Win32.FakeCog
Fortinet W32/FakeAV.AYSR!tr
CAT-QuickHeal Trojan.Tdss.aysr
BitDefender Gen:Variant.TDss.1
Avast Win32:Jifas-EO
Antiy-AVL Trojan/Win32.Tdss.gen

SpyHunter Detects & Remove CoreGuard Antivirus 2009

File System Details

CoreGuard Antivirus 2009 may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. CoreGuardAntivirus2009Installer.exe 4d74eb4466c51e55f7b49135bc36e64d 13
2. Coreguard_2009.exe c44d58d48705de55d9b3df4e79f07b59 0
3. richtx64.exe 58f2cf5434a85f9dd886e56f52f531d1 0
4. diskperfxp.exe 10e56f20f81e5dface0a02bc1b87a65c 0


CoreGuard Antivirus 2009 may create the following directory or directories:

%ProgramFiles%\Coreguard Antivirus 2009


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