CoreGuard Antivirus 2009

CoreGuard Antivirus 2009 Description

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, Adware.PCProtectionCenter, 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.

Aliases: Win32.Adware.CoreguardAntivirus.D, Packed.Generic.277 [Symantec], Trojan.Win32.Generic.pak!cobra [Sunbelt], Mal/TDSSPack-Q [Sophos], High Risk Cloaked Malware, Win32/Adware.CoreguardAntivirus.D [NOD32], Trojan:Win32/FakeCog [Microsoft], Trojan.FakeCog.A.91 [McAfee-GW-Edition], Generic FakeAlert!gf [McAfee], Trojan.Win32.Tdss.aysr [Kaspersky], Trojan.Win32.FakeCog [Ikarus], W32/FakeAV.AYSR!tr [Fortinet], Trojan.Tdss.aysr [CAT-QuickHeal], Gen:Variant.TDss.1 [BitDefender] and SHeur3.JMC [AVG].

Technical Information

File System Details

CoreGuard Antivirus 2009 creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 InstallerWF[1].exe 476,672 4d74eb4466c51e55f7b49135bc36e64d 8
2 Coreguard_2009.exe 1,933,312 c44d58d48705de55d9b3df4e79f07b59 0
3 richtx64.exe 548,864 58f2cf5434a85f9dd886e56f52f531d1 0
4 diskperfxp.exe 691,712 10e56f20f81e5dface0a02bc1b87a65c 0

Registry Details

CoreGuard Antivirus 2009 creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Cookies
coreguard
Directory
%ProgramFiles%\Coreguard Antivirus 2009

More Details on CoreGuard Antivirus 2009

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