Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 100 % (High)
Infected Computers: 7
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: January 10, 2019
OS(es) Affected: Windows

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

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.


15 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
Sunbelt WiniGuard
Sophos Mal/Generic-A
Prevx1 High Risk Fraudulent Security Program
Panda Generic Trojan
Microsoft Trojan:Win32/Insebro.A
K7AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.Malware.1
Ikarus Trojan.Generic
eTrust-Vet Win32/VMalum.EVXS
DrWeb Trojan.Fakealert.3829
CAT-QuickHeal Trojan.Insebro.a
BitDefender Trojan.Generic.1245046
AVG Downloader.Agent.APUE
AntiVir TR/Insebro.A
AhnLab-V3 Win-Trojan/Xema.variant
TrendMicro PAK_Generic.001

SpyHunter Detects & Remove WiniGuard

File System Details

WiniGuard may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. LinkSave.dll 31632e99e78d2d77969b83f8c6e0caa9 0
2. cfrog.exe 6f2e7ae0d178b933f20942ca70ee69e1 0
3. baloon.exe 908a6585378e3739cb2729ec56880d36 0
4. logaes.dll 85bb5ff18b6d809c876e561438e646da 0
5. winiguard_installer[1].exe 1963a655091d18a2358b9ccfcbcdea6a 0


WiniGuard may create the following directory or directories:

%ProgramFiles%\Innovagest 2000 SL\WiniGuard


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