Windows Work Catalyst

Windows Work Catalyst Description

ScreenshotWindows Work Catalyst is a rogue anti-virus application which was designed specifically to pilfer money from unaware computer users, making them get enticed to purchase Windows Work Catalyst because of the fact that Windows Work Catalyst introduces lots of scaring information about the condition of the computer systems of targeted PC user and specifies that its full version will be able to repair those problems. All such data provided by Windows Work Catalyst is falsified and has to be totally rejected. Windows Work Catalyst, just as its predecessors Windows Attention Utility and Windows Inspection Utility, infiltrates inside of the computer systems via fake Microsoft Security Essential Alerts. The user may get those fake Microsoft Security Essential Alerts in front of his/her computer screen, if surfing certain corrupt websites, clicking malicious links or downloading virus programs without knowledge.

Windows Work Catalyst, a member of the FakeVimes family has numerous clones that include Virus Melt, Extra Antivirus, Fast Antivirus 2009, Presto TuneUp, Windows Security Suite, Windows Protection 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.

Fake Microsoft Security Essential Alert would tell you that your PC is infected with some type of malware and that it has already found the solution for removal of this allegedly detected threats. Windows Work Catalyst then presses the affected user to click the buttons as recommended by Windows Work Catalyst rogueware. After clicking these buttons, Microsoft Security Essential Alert would claim that you must restart your computer to run the allegedly detected anti-virus program, that is Windows Work Catalyst, and then, after the system restart, the user finally sees the main program window of the Windows Work Catalyst malware program.

Technical Information

Registry Details

Windows Work Catalyst creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Winlogon\Shell "%AppData%\Microsoft\[RANDOM CHARACTERS].exe"

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