Digital Protection

Digital Protection Description

Digital Protection is a rogue anti-spyware program which pilfers money from hapless computer users. Digital Protection runs a fake system scan which produces bogus results to scare users into purchasing a useless software. The user will be bombarded by popup warnings urging the purchase of Digital Protection to remove the alleged parasites. Do not fall for this trickery and have Digital Protection removed using a reliable anti-spyware program.

Digital Protection belongs to the FakeCog (CoreGuard) family of fraudulent security products. There are numerous members on Digital Protection's family. Some of these members include PC Protection Center 2008, CoreGuard Antivirus 2009, Protection System, Adware.PCProtectionCenter, Paladin Antivirus, Dr.Guard, User Protection, Your Protection, Data Protection, Protection Center, Defense Center, AnVi, PC Protection Center, Virus.DOS.RogueAntiSpyware, Fraud.Defense Center, Malware Protection Center.

Aliases: Trojan/Kryptik.gen, Mal/FakeAV-CS [Sophos], Trojan:Win32/FakeCog [Microsoft], Heuristic.LooksLike.Trojan.Agent.B [McAfee-GW-Edition], Virus.Win32.Jifas [Ikarus], Win32/DigitalProtection.A [eTrust-Vet], Gen:Variant.TDss.11 [BitDefender], Win32:Jifas-FD [Avast], Virus.Win32.Jifas!IK [a-squared], Mal/Rootkit-Q [Sophos], Suspicious file [Panda], Trojan.Crypt.XPACK.Gen [McAfee-GW-Edition], Suspicious:W32/Malware!Gemini [F-Secure] and TR/Crypt.XPACK.Gen [AntiVir].

Technical Information

File System Details

Digital Protection creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %WINDIR%\system32\diskchk.sys 2,304 0156b39f429336866c9be9589ba1dfbd 215
2 %PROGRAMFILES%\Digital Protection\digprot.exe 1,712,128 abbdf5a13bcd37676776cc967505ed57 181
3 digext.dll 40,960 2be51fa22423dab08d12d2a5566f61bb 0
More files

Registry Details

Digital Protection creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
File name without path
Digital Protection.lnk
%ProgramFiles%\Digital Protection

More Details on Digital Protection

The following messages associated with Digital Protection were found:
A security threat detected on your computer! This malicious program may steal your private data. Click on the message to ensure the protection of your computer.
A security threat detected on your computer. TrojanASPX.JS.Win32. It strongly recommended to remove this threat right now. Click on the message to remove it.
Harmful viruses detected on your computer. This malicious software may harm your computer. Click on the message to ensure the protection of your computer.
System files of your computer are damaged. Please, restart your system ASAP.
Unauthorized person tries to steal your passwords and private information. Click on the message to prevent identity theft.
Warning! Virus threat detected!
Virus activity detected!
Trojan-Clicker.Win32 adware has been detected. This adware module advertises websites with explicit content. Be advised of such content being possibly illegal. Please click the button below to locate and remove this threat now.

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