Pest Detector 4.1

Pest Detector 4.1 Description

ScreenshotPest Detector 4.1 is a bogus system security tool that is distributed by Trojans. Pest Detector 4.1 uses fake scan results, security alerts and pop-ups to trick a victim into thinking that his/her computer is infected. Then the victim will be prompted to purchase the supposed full version of Pest Detector 4.1 in order to remove all the detected computer malware. This is all a scam. Pest Detector 4.1 cannot detect or remove any real computer malware.

Technical Information

File System Details

Pest Detector 4.1 creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %UserProfile%\Application Data\defender.exe N/A
2 %UserProfile%\Application Data\antispy.exe N/A
3 %UserProfile%\Application Data\tmp.exe N/A
4 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Temp\kjkkklklj.bat N/A
5 %UserProfile%\Application Data\PAV\ N/A

Registry Details

Pest Detector 4.1 creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnOnPostRedirect" = "0"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon "Shell" = "%UserProfile%\Application Data\antispy.exe"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings "WarnonBadCertRecving" = "0"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunOnce "SelfdelNT"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\PAV
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "tmp"