Pc-scanner-2010.biz Description

Pc-scanner-2010.biz is a malicious website, used to advertise the rogue anti-spyware program Internet Security 2010. The user is redirected to Pc-scanner-2010.biz after malicious Trojans alter the browser settings. The website appears to be a warning, and runs fake scans to convince the user that the system is infected with malware. Pc-scanner-2010.biz will then recommend Internet Security 2010 to continue browsing safely. Do not trust Pc-scanner-2010.biz and, if detected, remove Internet Security 2010 immediately.

Technical Information

File System Details

Pc-scanner-2010.biz creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %WINDOWS%\system32\winhelper86.dll N/A
2 %WINDOWS%\system32\41.exe N/A
3 %WINDOWS%\system32\winupdate86.exe N/A
4 %Program Files%\InternetSecurity2010\IS2010.exe N/A
5 %WINDOWS%\system32\winlogon86.exe N/A
6 %UserProfile%\Desktop\Internet Security 2010.lnk N/A
7 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Internet Security 2010.lnk N/A
8 %Program Files%\InternetSecurity2010 N/A
9 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Internet Security 2010.lnk N/A

Registry Details

Pc-scanner-2010.biz creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "winupdate86.exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Internet Security 2010"