SpecialGuard

SpecialGuard

Found: 
2011-01-31
Description: 

Win32.FraudTool.SpecialGuard is a rogue anti-spyware application. It may give exaggerated threat reports on the compromised computer then ask the user to purchase a registered version to remove those reported threats.

 

Credit: Tachikoma

Known system changes: 

Files

Folders

%ProgramFiles%\specialguard
%StartMenu%\specialguard

RegistryEntries

Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\EGN
Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\specialguard
Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\specialguard
Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
Value: specialguardstart.exe
Data: C:\Program Files\specialguard\specialguardstart.exe