Pc-inspector.microsoft.com

Pc-inspector.microsoft.com Description

Pc-inspector.microsoft.com is a bogus security website installed into users' Hosts files by sneaky Trojans. This act causes users' browsers to be constantly redirected to Pc-inspector.microsoft.com which is a fake warning page that informs users that they are about to visit a harmful website. The fake warning page also recommends that users secure their internet surfing by clicking on the provided link. Users will then be redirected to Pc-inspector.com which is the purchase page for the rogueware called Antivirus Soft. Do not trust anything on Pc-inspector.microsoft.com and never purchase Antivirus Soft.

Technical Information

File System Details

Pc-inspector.microsoft.com creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Local Settings\Application Data\[random string]\[random string]sysguard.exe N/A
2 %Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Local Settings\Application Data\[random string]\[random string]sftav.exe N/A

Registry Details

Pc-inspector.microsoft.com creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyOverride" = ""
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[random string]"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Download "RunInvalidSignatures" = "1"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "[random string]"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AvScan
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "ProxyServer" = "http=127.0.0.1:5555"