Win 7 Security 2013

Win 7 Security 2013 Description

Type: Adware

ScreenshotWin 7 Security 2013 is a rogue anti-spyware tool that uses misleading techniques to dupe unsuspecting computer users into thinking their PCs are contaminated with various security threats. Then, Win 7 Security 2013 encourages victims to buy the so-called full version to remove detected malware infections and fix other PC problems. At first glance, Win 7 Security 2013 may seem to be a genuine security program but, in reality, it's a counterfeit and worthless security application, which aims at pilfering money from victims. Win 7 Security 2013 uses Trojans to distribute itself to vulnerable machines. While being installed, Win 7 Security 2013 will run automatically every time you start your PC. Win 7 Security 2013 will perform automated bogus computer scans and creates fake malware results to scare victims into believing their computers are infected with numerous malware infections.

Win 7 Security 2013, a member of the FakeRean family has among its numerous clones Windows Antivirus 2008, Vista Antivirus 2008, Antivirus Pro 2009, AntiSpy Safeguard, ThinkPoint, Spyware Protection 2010, Internet Antivirus 2011, Palladium Pro, XP Anti-Virus 2011, CleanThis, PC Clean Pro, XP Home Security 2012, Windows Clear Problems, XP Security 2012, Antivirus PRO 2015.

Win 7 Security 2013 will show falsified security warning messages that also announce PC users about imaginary computer problems. You should not rely on and buy Win 7 Security 2013 because it's an online scam. ESG's malware analysts highly recommend you to remove Win 7 Security 2013 from the corrupted PC with a legitimate anti-malware program.Screenshot

Technical Information

File System Details

Win 7 Security 2013 creates the following file(s):
# File Name Detection Count
1 %CommonAppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe N/A
3 %LocalAppData%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe N/A
4 %AppData%\Roaming\Microsoft\Windows\Templates\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe N/A

Registry Details

Win 7 Security 2013 creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegistryTools" = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "%LocalAppData%\.exe" -a "%1" %*
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ah\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "%LocalAppData%\.exe" -a "%1" %*
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command "(Default)" = ""%LocalAppData%\.exe" -a "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe""
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableRegedit" = 0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\IEXPLORE.EXE\shell\open\command “(Default)" = '"%LocalAppData%\kdn.exe" -a “C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\iexplore.exe"'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\ "(Default)" = 'Application'
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\\DefaultIcon "(Default)" = '%1'
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\ah\shell\open\command "IsolatedCommand"
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\open\command "(Default)" = ""%LocalAppData%\.exe -a "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe""
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnHTTPSToHTTPRedirect" = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Policies\System “DisableTaskMgr" = 0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe "(Default)" = ''
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "%LocalAppData%\.exe" -a "%1" %*
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command "(Default)" = "%LocalAppData%\.exe" -a "%1" %*
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Clients\StartMenuInternet\FIREFOX.EXE\shell\safemode\command "(Default)" = ""%LocalAppData%\.exe" -a "C:\Program Files\Mozilla Firefox\firefox.exe" -safe-mode"

More Details on Win 7 Security 2013

The following messages associated with Win 7 Security 2013 were found:
Privacy alert!
Rogue malware detected in your system. Data leaks and system damage are possible. Click here for a free security scan and spyware deletion.
Security Breach!
Beware! Spyware infection was found. Your system security is at risk. Private information may get stolen, and your PC activity may get monitored. Click for and anti-spyware scan.
Severe system damage!
Your system security is in danger. Privacy threats detected. Spyware, keyloggers or Trojans may be working in the background right now. Perform an in-depth scan and removal now, click here.
System hijack!
System security threat was detected. Viruses and/or spyware may be damaging your system now. Prevent infection and data loss or stealing by running a free security scan.
Threat detected!
Security alert! Your computer was found to be infected with privacy-threatening software. Private data may get stolen and systemmay be severe. Recover your PC from the infection right now, perform a security scan.

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