Proantivirusscanv3.com

Proantivirusscanv3.com Description

Proantivirusscanv3.com is a browser hijacker promoting the rogue anti-spyware application known as Personal Antivirus. Due to trojans infiltrating a computer system via security exploits and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are continously redirected to the Proantivirusscanv3.com domain. Here the system is subject to a fake online scan, which results in either fictitious or greatly exaggerated infection results, all used in order to trick the user into purchasing the Personal Antivirus fake spyware remover software.

Technical Information

Registry Details

Proantivirusscanv3.com creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
RegistryKey
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\ITGrdEngine
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_ITGRDENGINE
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "Personal Antivirus"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Personal Antivirus_is1
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer "PrS"

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