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.
File System Details
|7||%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\TrustNinja\2 Homepage.lnk|
|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|
|14||%Documents and Settings%\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\TrustNinja\3 Uninstall.lnk|
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