1 Spyware Killer

It is a Rogue Security Program. A Rogue Security Program is software that purports to scan and detect malware or other problems on the computer, but which attempts to dupe or badger users into purchasing the program by presenting the user with intrusive, deceptive warnings and/or false, misleading scan results. Rogue Security Programs typically use aggressive, deceptive advertising and may be installed without adequate notice and consent, often though exploits.0

General information:

Malware Name:1 Spyware Killer
Malware Type:Rogue Security Program
Company Name:# 1 Spyware Killer
Company URL:http://1spywarekiller.com/
Threat Level:Moderate Risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation.

Company Description:

#1 SPYWARE KILLER software scans our computer for the tons of Adware, Spyware, Malware, ParasiteWare, Browser Hijackers, Browser Plugins, Commercial Keylogger, Trojans, Win32 worms, Dialers, Cookies, Spybots which might be installed on our computer connected to Internet without our knowledge. Its new version includes On Guard system protect, to assure protection from the most mild to the most severe infections that can occur before they get a chance to install themselves.

Spyware Description:

It is a Rogue Security Program. A Rogue Security Program is software that purports to scan and detect malware or other problems on the computer, but which attempts to dupe or badger users into purchasing the program by presenting the user with intrusive, deceptive warnings and/or false, misleading scan results. Rogue Security Programs typically use aggressive, deceptive advertising and may be installed without adequate notice and consent, often though exploits.0

Characteristics/Symptoms:

    -> False positives work as good to purchase -> False scan results -> Uses inadequate scan/detection scheme -> Uses out of date ref database0

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Processes Running:

#1SpywareKiller.exe

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\#1 Spyware Killer v2.1\#1 Spyware Killer v2.1.lnk638Shortcut
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\#1 Spyware Killer v2.1\Remove #1 Spyware Killer v2.1.lnk517Shortcut
C:\Program Files\#1SpywareKillerv2.1\uninstal.log2937Text Document

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\#1 Spyware Killer v2.1

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstall#1 Spyware Killer v2.1DisplayName
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\#1 Spyware Killer v2.1UninstallString