Ultimate Defender

Ultimate Defender includes elevated threats that are typically installed without adequate notice and consent, and may make unwanted changes to system, such as reconfiguring browser’s homepage and search settings. These threats may install advertising-related add-ons, including toolbars and search bars, or insert advertising-related components into the Winsock Layered Service Provider chain. These new add-ons and components may block or redirect your preferred network connections, and can negatively impact computer’s performance and stability. Elevated threats may also collect, transmit, and share potentially sensitive data without adequate notice and consent0

General information:

Malware Name:Ultimate Defender
Malware Type:Adware
Company Name:Ultimate Defender
Company URL:http://www.udefender.com/
Threat Level:Elevated Risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation.

Company Description:

Ultimate Defender is one of the most popular and effective products against malicious Trojans, Spyware and Adware on the Internet. Powerful scan system of malicious objects detection and removal will clean PC from any already installed spyware, and unique intellectual Real-Time Protection system will prevent computer from further infections. Allowing us to surf Internet safely and privately is our foremost concern.

Spyware Description:

Ultimate Defender includes elevated threats that are typically installed without adequate notice and consent, and may make unwanted changes to system, such as reconfiguring browser’s homepage and search settings. These threats may install advertising-related add-ons, including toolbars and search bars, or insert advertising-related components into the Winsock Layered Service Provider chain. These new add-ons and components may block or redirect your preferred network connections, and can negatively impact computer’s performance and stability. Elevated threats may also collect, transmit, and share potentially sensitive data without adequate notice and consent0

Characteristics/Symptoms:

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 Uses out of date ref database0

Additional information might be found here:

googleSearch at Google for Ultimate Defender
bingSearch at Bing for Ultimate Defender
yahooSearch at Yahoo for Ultimate Defender

Processes Running:

App.exe

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Ultimate Defender\Register Ultimate Defender.lnk1518Shortcut
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Ultimate Defender\Start Ultimate Defender.lnk1500Shortcut
C:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Ultimate Defender\Uninstall Ultimate Defender.lnk1548Shortcut

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location
C:\Program Files\Ultimate Defender

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREUltimate DefenderUpdatesDownload
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Ultimate Defenderlis
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Ultimate Defender\UpdatesReinstall