TrustNinja Description

TrustNinja (also known as Trust Ninja) is a fake optimization tool presented as a useful program in order to gain the trust of the user. TrustNinja that is a member of the FakeSmoke family, must be installed manually, and once active, begins display fake infection results in order to trick the user into believing that the computer has been compromised. The user is then prompted to purchase the commercial version of TrustNinja in order to combat these threats or fix the various problems.

The family of TrustNinja has various members, all of them clones of TrustNinja. These members include WiniGuard, WiniFighter, WiniShield, SaveKeep, SaveDefense, BlockDefense, SaveKeeper, SoftSafeness, TrustWarrior, SecurityFighter, Security Soldier, Security Soldier, SecureVeteran, Secure Warrior, Trust Cop, Safe Fighter, Trust Soldier, Virus Protector.

Technical Information

File System Details

TrustNinja creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5
1 %ProgramFiles%\TrustNinja Software\TrustNinja\uninstall.exe
2 %ProgramFiles%\TrustNinja Software\TrustNinja\TrustNinjaSvc.exe
3 %Temp%\nsm2.tmp\nsSCM.dll
4 %ProgramFiles%\TrustNinja Software\TrustNinja\TrustNinja.exe
5 %Temp%\nsm2.tmp\nsProcess.dll
6 %ProgramFiles%\TrustNinja Software\TrustNinja\data.bin
7 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\TrustNinja\2 Homepage.lnk
8 TrustNinja
9 %ProgramFiles%\TrustNinja Software\TrustNinja
10 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\TrustNinja\1 TrustNinja.lnk
11 %Program Files%\TrustNinja Software
12 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Desktop\TrustNinja.lnk
13 %ProgramFiles%\TrustNinja Software\TrustNinja\license.txt
14 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\TrustNinja\3 Uninstall.lnk
15 %ProgramFiles%\TrustNinja Software
16 TrustNinja.exe 724,992 c9f6764aede6c4384af2d50bf00e6da8
17 TrustNinjaSvc.exe 65,536 e92f901fb0a487d9aac6ae40b8e05d56

Registry Details

TrustNinja creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “TrustNinja”

More Details on TrustNinja

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