Networksecurityadvice.com

Networksecurityadvice.com Description

Networksecurityadvice.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as Personal Antivirus. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are typically redirected to the Networksecurityadvice.com domain. Here the computer is subject to a fake online scan that reports various fictitious and grossly exaggerated infection results in order to persuade the user into purchasing Personal Antivirus.

Technical Information

File System Details

Networksecurityadvice.com creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\PerAvir.exe N/A
2 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\services.exe N/A
3 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\iv.exe N/A
4 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\unins000.exe N/A
5 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\winlogon.exe N/A
6 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Personal Antivirus\Personal Antivirus Home Page.lnk N/A
7 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Personal Antivirus.lnk N/A
8 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\uill.ini N/A
9 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\db\config.cfg N/A
10 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\log.txt N/A
11 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\activate.ico N/A
12 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\uninstall.ico N/A
13 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\db\DBInfo.ver N/A
14 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\Languages N/A
15 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\Languages\IAGer.lng N/A
16 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\iGSh.png N/A
17 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Personal Antivirus N/A
18 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Personal Antivirus\Purchase License.lnk N/A
19 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\settings.ini N/A
20 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\db N/A
21 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\db\Urls.inf N/A
22 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus N/A
23 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\unins000.dat N/A
24 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\db N/A
25 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\db\ia080618x.db N/A
26 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\Languages\IAFr.lng N/A
27 %WINDOWS%\system32\log.txt N/A
28 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\iPSh.png N/A
29 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Desktop\Personal Antivirus.lnk N/A
30 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Personal Antivirus\Personal Antivirus.lnk N/A
31 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus N/A
32 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\Uninstall Personal Antivirus.lnk N/A
33 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Personal Antivirus\db\Timeout.inf N/A
34 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\pguard.ini N/A
35 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\Explorer.ico N/A
36 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\working.log N/A
37 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\db\ia080614.db N/A
38 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\Languages\IAEs.lng N/A
39 %Program Files%\Personal Antivirus\Languages\IAIt.lng N/A
40 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\iMSh.png N/A

Registry Details

Networksecurityadvice.com creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ITGrdEngine
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_ITGRDENGINE
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Personal Antivirus"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Personal Antivirus_is1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer "PrS"