Description is a misleading websites that advertises Windows Defender 2010 - a rogue security application. Once has been dropped into a victim's Host file, the victim will frequently be redirected to will conduct a fake system scan that will report an alarming number of malware on a system. The victim will then be prompted to purchase Windows Defender 2010 in order to remove all the "detected" malware. Ignore all scan reports, security alerts and pop-ups displayed on because they are all fake. Never waste your money on Windows Defender 2010 and use a reliable security tool to remove the Trojans behind

Technical Information

File System Details creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Defender 2010 N/A
2 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Desktop\Windows Defender 2010.lnk N/A

Registry Details creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Windows Defender 2010"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Windows Defender 2010
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Windows Defender 2010