Threat Database Rogue Websites

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The website at URL is a malicious website dedicated to promoting and distributing fake security programs. These fake security programs, also known as rogue security programs, are malicious software designed to cause problems when installed, in order to make the victim pay to fix them. ESG team of PC security researchers strongly recommends blocking website. This website has been associated with various Trojans designed to download and install rogue security software into infected computers (e.g. Zlob Trojan, Fake Microsoft Security Essentials Alert Trojan). If you have visited the website or if your computer is directing you to this website, ESG team of security analysts advises running an in-depth scan of your computer system with a legitimate anti-malware tool.

You May Find Yourself Directed to Against Your Will

The website is associated with a number of malware threats that take over your Internet browser and hijack your online activity. Below, ESG security researchers have listed some signs of a Trojan infection associated with the website:

  • Search results in popular search engines are replaced by links to website.
  • Plain text on otherwise normal websites is replaced with interspersed links to website.
  • Regardless of the URL typed into the navigation bar, your Internet browser takes you to website.
  • You are directed to website at random.
  • Your Internet browser's home page is replaced by website.

If any of the above symptoms are occurring, it is a sign of a severe Trojan infection. Typically, malware can make changes to the Windows Registry and to your Internet browser settings which results in the symptoms listed above. To relieve the above symptoms, ESG team of PC security researchers strongly recommend starting up Windows in Safe Mode and removing the underlying cause of the constant redirects to website.

Preventing a Infection

ESG team of PC security researchers recommends making basic changes into your Internet browsing habits, to make sure that you don't end up at an unsafe website like Some of these changes include avoiding high-risk websites, clicking on unknown links, opening email attachments from unknown senders, or downloading unknown files. ESG PC security researchers also recommend that you add domain to your Internet browser's blacklist, keep your anti-malware scanner fully updated and block JavaScript and Flash for websites you do not frequent.

File System Details may create the following file(s):
# File Name Detections
1. %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.exe
2. %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\.dll
3. %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\
4. %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\~r

Registry Details may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ""
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System "DisableTaskMgr" = '1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "CertificateRevocation" = '0'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run ".exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Associations "LowRiskFileTypes" = '/{hq:/s`s:/ogn:/uyu:/dyd:/c`u:/bnl:/ble:/sdf:/lrh:/iul:/iulm:/fhg:/clq:/kqf:/`wh:/lqf:/lqdf:/lnw:/lq2:/l2t:/v`w:/rbs:'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnonBadCertRecving" = '0'
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\policies\system "DisableTaskMgr" = '1'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\Attachments "SaveZoneInformation" = '1'


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