Windows Protection Suite

Windows Protection Suite Description

ScreenshotWindows Protection Suite is a rogue anti-spyware application that is part of an enormous family of fraudulent security software, the FakeVimes family. Windows Protection Suite infiltrates a computer without user approval or knowledge. Once active, Windows Protection Suite displays false system scanners and fabricated security alerts, in order to intimidate the user into believing that the computer is heavily infected. The user is then prompted to purchase and download the commercial version of Windows Protection Suite in order to combat these fictitious threats.

There are countless rogue security programs plaguing the Web all around the world. Some of these programs are clones of Windows Protection Suite, except that its designers had made small changes to their names and interface. The clones of Windows Protection Suite include Virus Melt, Extra Antivirus, Fast Antivirus 2009, Presto TuneUp, Windows Security Suite, Smart Virus Eliminator, Packed.Generic.245, Volcano Security Suite, Windows Enterprise Suite, Enterprise Suite, Additional Guard, PC Live Guard, Live PC Care, Live Enterprise Suite, Security Antivirus, My Security Wall, CleanUp Antivirus, Smart Security, Windows Work Catalyst.

Aliases: Suspicious file [Panda], Downloader.Generic10.AYEU [AVG], Trojan-Downloader.SuspectCRC [Ikarus], Adware/Win32.AdMedia [AhnLab-V3], Trojan-Downloader.SuspectCRC!IK, Adware/AdMedia.or.1 [AntiVir], Adware.Dodoor.330 [DrWeb], Trojan.Win32.StartPage.47104.B, not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.AdMedia.or [Kaspersky], TROJ_FAKEAV.DID [TrendMicro], Medium Risk Malware, Win32/Adware.VirusAlarmPro [NOD32], Riskware.Fake.WPS.25 [McAfee-GW-Edition], Generic Packed.a [McAfee] and Trojan.Win32.Malware.1 [K7AntiVirus].

Technical Information

Screenshots & Other Imagery

Windows Protection Suite Image 1 Windows Protection Suite Image 2 Windows Protection Suite Image 3 Windows Protection Suite Image 4

File System Details

Windows Protection Suite creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %USERPROFILE%\Mis documentos\Ulisess Seguridad 10.0.4.exe 14,919,098 4558da71cc394fa2e9c9e2bcffead632 4
2 %UserProfile%\Recent\energy.dll N/A
3 %UserProfile%\Recent\kernel32.dll N/A
4 %UserProfile%\Recent\runddl.dll N/A
5 %UserProfile%\Recent\std.exe N/A
6 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\345d567\mozcrt19.dll N/A
7 %ProgramFiles%\Windows Protection Suite\Windows Protection Suite.dll N/A
8 %UserProfile%\Recent\dudl.sys N/A
9 %UserProfile%\Recent\grid.sys N/A
10 %UserProfile%\Recent\PE.dll N/A
11 %UserProfile%\Recent\snl2w.exe N/A
12 %UserProfile%\Desktop\WindowsProtectionSuite.exe N/A
13 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\345d567\WI345d.exe N/A
14 %UserProfile%\Recent\CLSV.exe N/A
15 %UserProfile%\Recent\grid.dll N/A
16 %UserProfile%\Recent\tempdoc.dll N/A
17 %UserProfile%\Recent\SM.dll N/A
18 %Program Files%\WindowsProtectionSuite\WindowsProtectionSuite.exe N/A
19 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\345d567\sqlite3.dll N/A
20 %TempDir%\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].dll N/A
21 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Windows Protection Suite\cookies.sqlite N/A
22 %UserProfile%\Recent\ANTIGEN.drv N/A
23 %Program Files%\WindowsProtectionSuite\WindowsProtectionSuite.url N/A
24 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\WindowsProtectionSuite.lnk N/A
25 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Windows Protection Suite 2009.lnk N/A
26 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Windows Protection Suite 2009\Instructions.ini N/A
27 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\345d567 N/A
28 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\345d567\26.mof N/A
29 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\345d567\WINSSSys\ N/A
30 Windows Protection Suite N/A
31 %CommonPrograms%\Startup\56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b367_33.lnk N/A
32 %Desktop%\Windows Protection Suite.lnk N/A
33 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Windows Protection Suite N/A
34 %UserProfile%\Desktop\Windows Protection Suite.lnk N/A
35 %UserProfile%\Recent\PE.tmp N/A
36 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\WindowsProtectionSuite N/A
37 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\WindowsProtectionSuite\WindowsProtectionSuite Website.lnk N/A
38 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Windows Protection Suite 2009 N/A
39 %UserProfile%\Desktop\Windows Protection Suite 2009.lnk N/A
40 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\WINSSSys N/A
41 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\345d567\working.log N/A
42 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Protection Suite.lnk N/A
43 %CommonAppData\56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b367_.mkv N/A
44 %AppData%\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Windows Protection Suite.lnk N/A
45 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Windows Protection Suite.lnk N/A
46 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Windows Protection Suite\Instructions.ini N/A
47 %UserProfile%\Recent\DBOLE.drv N/A
48 %Program Files%\Mozilla Firefox\searchplugins\search.xml N/A
49 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\WindowsProtectionSuite\WindowsProtectionSuite.lnk N/A
50 %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Windows Protection Suite 2009.lnk N/A
51 %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\Windows Protection Suite 2009.lnk N/A
52 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\345d567\WINSSSys N/A
53 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\345d567\WINSS.ico N/A
54 %Documents and Settings%\All Users\Application Data\WINSSSys\winss.cfg N/A
55 %ProgramFiles%\Windows Protection Suite N/A
56 %Programs%\Startup\56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b367_33.lnk N/A
57 %AppData%\Windows Protection Suite N/A
58 WIfe7a.exe 2,104,832 e74a44e6b33cdcfb6c14e55501764d1d N/A
59 WI60ed.exe 2,187,776 4af0d55f23586d1d0adb82fff218958e N/A
60 WIc182.exe 2,341,376 9deeecedfd5ac77d5ce83769ac2612f6 N/A
61 WI2703.exe 2,264,064 f09168f9f1b4a547b567867888acd999 0
62 WI3e45.exe 2,342,912 48b04d0a88974836cb2bb33381d0c83e 0
63 WIe9e2.exe 2,265,088 0db269fa1ddae6e0fda30d4f424924f8 0
64 WI2e12.exe 2,105,344 6f1d2d86dc08c2ed7b34aed11de78b47 0
65 WI3db3.exe 2,357,248 e30fedc6bf53a805ec586ed1cba517fc 0
66 WI7a8f.exe 2,360,320 c49fad15feec77235373553d4fef99b3 0
67 WI2106.exe 2,400,256 734ba2ce099e740c590507c97c0f623f 0
68 ReleaseXP[1].exe 2,397,184 4fb10d7bb7169f0a66dbb48f8963e0fb 0
69 ActivatedSetup[1].exe 210,432 4661101706083c24676642226051fdbd 0
70 WIa744.exe 2,207,232 a574f606b9f985dc88ca61d03d90f863 0
71 WIb87c.exe 2,202,112 741376ecccb187f4bffdcec701081daa 0
72 WI15af.exe 2,174,976 1a6b142bc316034f5a20402665a7ad40 0
73 WI7418.exe 2,179,072 ffcf6eb75fabd8613cb1de4011131229 0
74 WId2ba.exe 2,193,408 1e07f21d12f37814ff85d69a1c23e17a 0
75 WI7f24.exe 2,108,928 8713db1bd1a63855e53309fd3c5fde4f 0
76 WIac55.exe 2,357,760 93b7a38ff4c3a56077f0c2c8bc67d53c 0
77 WI81c9.exe 2,234,368 cc351cec273339cf100fafcd1f3bc7eb 0
78 WI4ae8.exe 2,109,440 8e483d6c01c404506309b04cfa77b0d1 0
79 WI577a.exe 2,191,872 49aa8e92c3eb273fd04c116b48d1b7ad 0
80 WIb33d.exe 2,195,456 57618a38c9a1b53e53a706eda74bdc44 0
81 WId747.exe 2,175,488 3b1fd82d731620f60f2e75579037c658 0
82 WId1c0.exe 2,340,352 003ddeeb380e33646d94ace75ac89b91 0

Registry Details

Windows Protection Suite creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
File name without path
Windows Protection Suite.lnk
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{56a10a26-dc02-40f1-a4da-8fa92d06b367}
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b367_33"
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "WindowsProtectionSuite"
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run "56a10a26-dc02-40f3-a4da-8fa92d06b367_33"

More Details on Windows Protection Suite

The following cookies were found:
  • windowsprotectionsuite
The following messages associated with Windows Protection Suite were found:
"System Alert! Malicious applications, which can contain trojans, were found on your PC and need to be immediately removed. Click here to remove these potentially harmful items using Windows Protection Suite".

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