Myspyware-scan12.com

Myspyware-scan12.com Description

Myspyware-scan12.com is a browser hijacker known to collaborate with the notorious rogueware Alpha Antivirus. Myspyware-scan12.com has the ability to modify the browser configurations of targeted machines, resulting in inconstant hits on its site. Victims are usually directed to Myspyware-scan12.com, where they are bombarded with alarming displays of system scans and virus alert notifications.

The scans are run by Alpha Antivirus and the fake notifications all part of a ploy to get users to purchase the full version of rogue security software. It is recommended that you remove Myspyware-scan12.com from your system with a well known anti-spyware program immediately after detection.

Technical Information

File System Details

Myspyware-scan12.com creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %WINDOWS%\system32\NetFilter.exe N/A
2 %WINDOWS%\system32\msnaoladdon.dll N/A
3 %WINDOWS%\system32\drivers\NDISRD.sys N/A
4 %Program Files%\AlphaAV\AlphaAV.exe N/A
5 %WINDOWS%\system32\ndisapi.dll N/A
6 %UserProfile%\Desktop\Alpha Antivirus.lnk N/A
7 %Program Files%\AlphaAV N/A

Registry Details

Myspyware-scan12.com creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Alpha Antivirus"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "AlphaAV"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Alpha Antivirus
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Alpha Antivirus
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Alpha Antivirus