PC Defender

PC Defender Description

PC Defender is a fake anti-spyware application that uses several misleading methods to tempt purchase of a full version of the PC Defender program. PCDefender has been known to display several false parasite alerts in the form of an annoying popup alert. In addition, PC Defender will conduct system scans that return several bogus parasite results. PC Defender does not have the ability to detect or remove legitimate parasites. It is suggested that users avoid use of PC Defender as it can cause damage to system registry entries.

PC Defender comes from a big family of fraudulent security programs, the WinPC Defender family. Some of PC Defender clones include SystemDefender, IE Defender, IE Defender, XPdefender, WinDefender2008, Malware Defender 2009, WinPC Defender, PC Privacy Defender, Smart Defender Pro, Ultimate Defender, Advanced XP Defender, Security Defender Pro 2015.

Technical Information

File System Details

PC Defender creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 _C507892FD1860AF6477A61.exe, _BF2DDB0AC7FD40D5AAEDAF.exe 21,630 b84df77564555c63c899fce0fcec7edb 10
2 movie_1029644.avi[1].exe 898,276 56464d15f4ca0ab818fc873e0d2ae3d2 0
3 hook.dll 42,496 ac37c81015f9d495442f8a8bc5299ea2 0
4 Antispyware.exe 1,165,312 7d744b20ec17d42f55f5d61a29f56fd3 0
5 proccheck.exe 58,880 47bc3a198e6ba69d058381e9cfc21db2 0

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