Threat Database Rogue Websites

By Domesticus in Rogue Websites is a browser hijacker promoting the distribution of the rogue anti-spyware application known as Smart Protector. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer via security exploits and modifying the browser settings, web-surfing activities are redirected to the domain. Once here, the computer is subject to a fake online scan that displays fictitious and sometimes grossly exaggerated infection results, all in order to intimidate the user into purchasing and downloading the fake spyware remover Smart Protector.

File System Details may create the following file(s):
# File Name Detections
1. C:\Documents and Settings\\Application Data\Microsoft\Media Index\Drivers
2. c:\Program Files\Smart Protector\quarantine
3. c:\Program Files\Smart Protector
4. %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Smart Protector

Registry Details may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Smart Protector
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "smartprotector"


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