PC Protection Center 2008

PC Protection Center 2008 Description

ScreenshotPC Protection Center 2008 or PCProtectionCenter 2008, is a rogue anti-spyware program and family of Power Antivirus 2009, XP Antivirus and Antivirus2009. PC Protection Center 2008 may install in the user's computer system through a Trojan Zlob found on a fake video codec download. Once Zlob is installed, it will issue fake popups and alert messages informing the user about imaginary spyware infections.

PC Protection Center 2008 trial version may also launch its fake system scanner and emulate a computer scan. After the scan is completed, PC Protection Center 2008 trial version is able to generate a list of fake infections as a result. These mechanisms are used by PC Protection Center 2008's creators to trick the user into downloading PC Protection Center 2008's full version. PC Protection Center 2008's messages and scan results will try to push the user into clicking on their links. Once the user click on any of the links provided, he/she will be redirected to PC Protection Center 2008's website or other malicious websites to purchase rogue PC Protection Center 2008's full version.

Aliases: Packed.Win32.Tdss.q (v) [Sunbelt], Mal/FakeAV-CS [Sophos], Suspicious file [Panda], W32/FakeAV.AM!genr, a variant of Win32/Kryptik.ESD [NOD32], Generic FakeAlert.b [McAfee], Trojan.Win32.FakeCog [Ikarus], Win32/Alureon.BDY [eTrust-Vet], Gen:Heur.Krypt.9 [BitDefender], Trojan.Win32.FakeCog!IK [a-squared], Trojan.Fraudpack.Gen, Adware.BrowserProtectionCenter.R.337408, PCProtectionCenter2008 [Sunbelt], Mal/FakeAle-F [Sophos] and High Risk Cloaked Malware.

Technical Information

File System Details

PC Protection Center 2008 creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 pcprotectioncenter_setup[1].exe 562,213 8319ab6c214919017c22a15406188dbd 3
2 vbzlib2.dll 35,328 5f1c537db726ddd3f78c5df05d657bc9 2
3 winsrc.dll 337,408 a287513dbc766fa0818e10d535bb043c 0
4 getsn32.dll 15,360 c615f7463831108c87f3a70b7bafa782 0
5 PcProtection.exe 4,087,818 6f645b7f1769ccb2dd897c5803dbe054 0
6 cntprot.exe 1,672,192 9016a202fca7ad680e83eed824b790d4 0
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