Description is a criminal domains that is involved in the distribution of Smart Security - a fake security program. Once infected, victims are redirected to where a fake system scan is conducted. The scan will automatically report that the system is infected followed by a number of security alerts and pop-up warnings also claiming the detection of malware infections. All scan reports and security notification displayed on are fake and are only displayed in order to trick users into purchasing Smart Security as a remedy to the "detected" malware threats.

Technical Information

File System Details creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %Program Files%\Smart Security\unins000.exe N/A
2 %Program Files%\Smart Security\SmartSecurity.exe N/A
3 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Smart Security\Uninstall Smart Security.lnk N/A
4 %Program Files%\Smart Security\unins000.dat N/A
5 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Smart Security N/A
6 %Program Files%\Smart Security N/A
7 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Desktop\Smart Security.lnk N/A
8 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Smart Security\Smart Security.lnk N/A

Registry Details creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "SmartSecurity"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "SmartSecurity"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Smart Security_is1