Downloader.MisleadApp Description

Downloader.MisleadApp is a Trojan that downloads malicious programs onto compromised computers. Downloader.MisleadApp usually spreads through suspicious e-mail attachments or links and may slow down the performance of your computer. Once executed, Downloader.MisleadApp will install random files onto the computer, which will later trigger a number of pop-up notifications warning that the system is infected with parasites. The warnings will also advice a user to purchase a rogue anti-spyware program such as Antivirus System Pro. To completely and safely remove Downloader.MisleadApp from your computer, you will need to use a legitimate anti-spyware program.

Aliases: Trojan.DL.Agent.HGKU, TROJ_DLOADER.VPC [TrendMicro], Trojan.Fakeavalert [Symantec], Trojan.FakeAlert [Sunbelt], Troj/BHO-JZ [Sophos], High Risk Fraudulent Security Program [Prevx1], Trj/Downloader.MDW [Panda], Trojan-Downloader/W32.Agent.113664.J, Win32/Adware.Agent.NLE [NOD32], FakeAlert-AB.dldr [McAfee], Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.biia [Kaspersky], Trojan-Dropper.Agent [Ikarus], Trojan:W32/Fakexpa.B [F-Secure], Win32/FakeAV.AEF [eTrust-Vet] and Win32.TRFakealert.av [eSafe].

Technical Information

File System Details

Downloader.MisleadApp creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 svchost.exe 80,896 e89160a57bf4f971e3030ecd679d6c28 4
2 n1.exe 11,122,688 03241ef13e3b4cc264691de922fd707f 4
3 AV1i.exe 130,048 b4ee2e29c0c22f0703e021dacedfe96a 0
4 av1.exe 10,551,296 e8441c520ce81060fb63a4418b1286ca 0
5 QWProtect.dll 697,856 1061b0cc632ba60fac3563b5d1674bca 0
6 AV1i2.exe 59,904 1a57648c4b6a47e5d183dfbaa01e358f 0
7 AV1i.exe,Stage2[1].exe 151,040 8bc18b1d6cec2f4160c1d21083a557eb 0
8 QWProtect[1].dll,av1.exe,QWProtect.dll 113,664 0a45c57d5277b7e8a55e08e84c08afeb 0
9 svchost[1].exe,svchost.exe 59,059 e205763aae5db6ae563e6f32244f2f4d 0
10 install[1].exe 70,144 27a882668aeda52450ef78a0d6e42a30 0
11 AV1i2.exe,StageThree[1].exe 59,392 b99b9bfa28c119d6089b5dfa1b49647b 0
12 svchost[1].exe 83,968 c198517864cc71849ac3b6d3ed44b2bf 0
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