Description is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as Antivirus System PRO. is not part of the Microsoft Corporation. Hackers use legitimate company names to mislead computer users hoping that users will fall for a scam. The rogue website is not related or affiliated with Microsoft.

Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer via security exploits and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the domain. Once here, the computer is subject to a fake online scan that displays fictitious and sometimes grossly exaggerated infection results, all in order to intimidate or persuade the user into purchasing the fake spyware remover Antivirus System PRO.

Technical Information

File System Details creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %WINDOWS%\system32\iehelper.dll N/A
2 %WINDOWS%\sysguard.exe N/A

Registry Details creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{BAD4551D-9B24-42cb-9BCD-818CA2DA7B63}
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "system tool"