Security Central

Security Central Description

Type: Rogue AntiSpyware Programs

ScreenshotSecurity Central is a rogue anti-spyware application originating from the same family as Spyware Protect 2009, Antivirus System Pro and Barracuda Antivirus. Due to affiliated trojans infiltrating the computer via security exploits, Security Central is installed onto the system and from there, begins launching various fake security alerts. Along with the fictitious and sometimes grossly exaggerated infection reports supplied by the counterfeit system scans, these tactics ensure the user is intimidated enough into purchasing the fake spyware remover Security Central in order to combat these non-existent threats.ScreenshotScreenshotScreenshotScreenshotScreenshot


15 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
Ikarus not-a-virus:Client-IRC.Win32.mIRC
Comodo Application.Win32.ClientIRC.mIRC.~A
Kaspersky not-a-virus:Client-IRC.Win32.mIRC.616
ClamAV PUA.IRC-Client.mIRC-5
F-Prot W32/Sdbot.ACFY
McAfee Artemis!4D4513171811
CAT-QuickHeal ClientIRC.mIRC.616 (Not a Virus)
AVG Skodna.Generic_r.E
Fortinet W32/BanLoader.AABA!tr
DrWeb Trojan.Siggen4.5453
Comodo ApplicUnwnt.Win32.AdWare.OneStep.BJ
Kaspersky not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.Win32.Zwangi.heur
Avast Win32:Zwangi-DQ [PUP]
NOD32 a variant of Win32/Adware.OneStep.BR
Fortinet Riskware/RK

Technical Information

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File System Details

Security Central creates the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detection Count
1 ipscan_220.exe 0ddbf3cd8769029915545a5e852c25d3 74
2 notepad.exe 7c49a819ac34025c67ef3bc5a677080e 17
3 sysxy.exe 1be550a3ef2ffd25c3364a618b3a3ca8 10
4 mp3mymp3install-3.1.exe 0daf723c8c63b077fbce7889c3036e79 9
5 MSRDService.exe 222ae0e36edf04f30a2e647d5b772d7b 7
6 questbasic.exe 81522236d68014d850a6c468e5b641c8 7
7 mirc.exe 4d4513171811e0b572ac083ca54a05f3 7
8 scanquery143.exe 91b39555900c720eb95d202f42ed322c 5
9 questscan153.exe 55f026c47d33385187315c0c96eea672 5
10 NEORAGEX_V08.EXE a9cd1ab846ccc53d26063c27f77f266c 5
11 systemws.exe, avs1[1].exe 14711f9746161157c884a5b5551fd567 4
12 winsvc.exe 5c8760235b3da1dcf561ea87835f2d49 4
13 FC78BA6552F.exe ad23a16de6d0fd49efe16706bd1ed6ae 4
14 IDMan.exe fcde27c9f2ded4760edf524d901cc5fb 3
15 syitm.exe 19bc66143068f34ebe57c9fa9c12c032 3
16 mineeosvc.exe 00e7b2b668cdd397ce0421e1b1116c9a 2
17 mpbpinst41.exe 87540ee4d0f77a026fc06251331312eb 1
18 XnSS3G..exe 6e7f2062d523f88a8295a0c8ddb3fb1c 1
19 MS2011Helper.DLL 8e89c5df514c8315df9a9f2eb4e7d5e4 1
20 B6232F3A04C.exe 2fad49e62bfd5da29fb7896cacd8abc6 1
21 Certsync.dll 45e8c4daf74941356e6415d2141b6913 1
22 Security Central.exe 1c0c7fd84225d26c11abdcae27bf5de3 0
23 iehelper.dll 86012bc4cd6cd765e35c802a294b4aca 0
More files

Registry Details

Security Central creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
%ProgramFiles%\Security Central
%UserProfile%\Start Menu\Security Central

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  • wanda ballard:

    this program showed up on my computer, i cannot remove it i didn't order it and i don't want it. can you tell me how to get rid of it?

  • marilyn cleland:

    this program showed up on my computer i would like to get rid of it please show me how