WiniGuard Description

WiniGuard is a fake anti-spyware program that is related to the FakeSmoke family, the same family of rogues such as WiniFighter, WiniShield, SaveKeep, TrustNinja, SaveDefense, BlockDefense, SaveKeeper, SoftSafeness, TrustWarrior, SecurityFighter, Security Soldier, Security Soldier, SecureVeteran, Secure Warrior, Trust Cop, Safe Fighter, Trust Soldier, Virus Protector.

WiniGuard uses many misleading methods to cohort computer users into purchasing a full version of the WiniGuard application. WiniGuard is unable to detect or remove spyware. WiniGuard can be difficult to manually detect and remove in some cases.

Aliases: Win32.Adware.WiniGuard, WiniGuard [Sunbelt], Mal/Generic-A [Sophos], Trojan.Win32.Undef.unm, High Risk Fraudulent Security Program [Prevx1], Generic Trojan [Panda], Trojan:Win32/Insebro.A [Microsoft], Trojan.Win32.Malware.1 [K7AntiVirus], Trojan.Generic [Ikarus], Win32/VMalum.EVXS [eTrust-Vet], Trojan.Fakealert.3829 [DrWeb], Trojan.Insebro.a [CAT-QuickHeal], Trojan.Generic.1245046 [BitDefender], Downloader.Agent.APUE [AVG] and TR/Insebro.A [AntiVir].

Technical Information

File System Details

WiniGuard creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5
1 LinkSave.dll 45,056 31632e99e78d2d77969b83f8c6e0caa9
2 cfrog.exe 13,312 6f2e7ae0d178b933f20942ca70ee69e1
3 baloon.exe 147,968 908a6585378e3739cb2729ec56880d36
4 logaes.dll 30,720 85bb5ff18b6d809c876e561438e646da
5 winiguard_installer[1].exe 3,467,396 1963a655091d18a2358b9ccfcbcdea6a

Registry Details

WiniGuard creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
%ProgramFiles%\Innovagest 2000 SL\WiniGuard

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