XP Antimalware 2011

XP Antimalware 2011 Description

ScreenshotXP Antimalware 2011 is a fake anti-spyware application that spreads via Trojans. When inside a machine it will create a start-up registry entry and cause the internet browser to be frequently redirected to malicious websites. Then XP Antimalware 2011 will run a fake system scan which will report the detection of numerous malware. It will also display several bogus security alerts and pop-up warnings to further alarm a victim and prompt him/her into paying for the full version of XP Antimalware 2011 to remove the detected malware. The actual malware is XP Antimalware 2011 and it should be removed as soon as possible.

Technical Information

Registry Details

XP Antimalware 2011 creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
RegistryKey
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe\shell\open\command]
"Content Type"="application/x-msdownload"
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\secfile\shell\open\command]
@="exefile"
[HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\.exe\shell\open\command]
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\.exe]
[HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\secfile]

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