MyContentAssistant

MyContentAssistant is a rogue security program that shows false Warning messages. It also shows misleading scan Results. It also uses aggressive advertising and can also install through Trojan exploits.

General information:

Malware Name:MyContentAssistant
Malware Type:Rogue Security Program
Company Name:MyContentAssistant
Company URL:http://mycontentassistant.com/
Threat Level:Elevated Risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation

Company Description:

MyContentAssistant provides you the software MyContentAssistant that scans and removes Internet records, temporary files and useless data from your PC. It prevents you from being spied or caught with inappropriate files in your computer. It keeps your drives clean and free from useless files, improving your system s performance. It also erases your old logs and private conversations from your instant messaging system.

Spyware Description:

MyContentAssistant is a rogue security program that shows false Warning messages. It also shows misleading scan Results. It also uses aggressive advertising and can also install through Trojan exploits.

Characteristics/Symptoms:

    -> It shows false Warning messages. -> It also shows misleading scan Results. -> It can also install through Trojan exploits. -> It also uses aggressive advertising.

Additional information might be found here:

googleSearch at Google for MyContentAssistant
bingSearch at Bing for MyContentAssistant
yahooSearch at Yahoo for MyContentAssistant

Processes Running:

GDC.exe

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Program Files\MyContentAssistant\data\application\Magic ISO Maker 4.6.scr146Screen Saver
C:\Program Files\MyContentAssistant\data\application\Mass Download.scr309Screen Saver
C:\Program Files\MyContentAssistant\data\application\mapinfo mapmarker.scr231Screen Saver

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location
C:\Program Files\MyContentAssistan
C:\Program Files\MyContentAssistant\data\firefo

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\GDC_is1Inno Setup: Deselected Tasks
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\GDC_is1Inno Setup: Selected Tasks
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\GDC_is1Inno Setup: User