Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 100 % (High)
Infected Computers: 53
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: July 27, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Pest-Patrol is a malicious rogue anti-spyware program created to trick users into purchasing the full Pest-Patrol version. Pest-Patrol attempts to mislead users into believing that it is actually CA PestPatrol, a legitimate anti-spyware program. Pest-Patrol may be downloaded and installed with the help of Trojans that may have infiltrated the user's computer system through a browser security hole, or via other unconventional and unethical mechanisms. Once installed, Pest-Patrol will generate deceptive notifications of imaginary security and privacy risks to sell its product. Pest-Patrol may also generate system slowdown and instability.

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File System Details

Pest-Patrol may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. Pest-Patrol.exe 63d7c67066f8615fdea26211f2c49ef6 0
2. IEWarning.dll ab704acab20e22c6b4ce5a586badf22b 0
3. pp_lite[1].exe 9ca9a0dd68da182606e088d916648c7a 0


Pest-Patrol may create the following directory or directories:



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