ProtectGuru.com

ProtectGuru.com Description

ProtectGuru.com is a malicious website that works in collaboration with the rogue software called Antivirus Soft. ProtectGuru.com is installed onto users' computers by sneaky Trojans. These Trojans configure victims' browsers causing them to be frequently redirected to ProtectGuru.com. Once a victim lands on ProtectGuru.com, a warning page will be displayed informing the user that he/she is about to access a harmful website and in order to continue safely he/she should purchase the "full" version of Antivirus Soft. This warning page is fabricated so it would be best to completely ignore it. Encountering ProtectGuru.com may mean that your PC is infected with browser hijacking Trojans therefore use a legitimate security tool to clear your PC of all harmful malware.

Technical Information

File System Details

ProtectGuru.com creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[RANDOM]\[RANDOM]ftav.exe N/A
2 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[RANDOM]\[RANDOM]sysguard.exe N/A
3 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\[RANDOM] N/A

Registry Details

ProtectGuru.com creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\[RANDOM]
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AvScan