Rogue:W32/Reanimator.C

Classification

Riskware

Rogue

W32

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Summary

Dishonest antivirus software which tricks users into buying or installing it, usually by infecting a user's computer, or by pretending the computer is infected.

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Technical Details

Rogue:W32/Reanimator.C is a rogue anti-malware program. When executed, it will produce exaggerated scan results and attempt to pressure users into buying the full version of the product in order to remove non-existent infections.

Installation

The installer must be executed manually in order to install the program. The main installation folder is:

  • C:\Program Files\WinReanimator

The program also connects towww.winreanimator.com to download the following files:

  • Binaries1.zip
  • Binaries2.zip
  • Binaries3.zip

And drops them in%USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Temp.

Activity

Upon execution, the program will scan the computer and display exaggerated/fake scan results indicating infections on the system. It will then constantly display alert messages informing the users that they must register and buy the product in order to remove the "infections".

Date Created: 2009-03-23 06:51:17.0

Date Last Modified: 2009-04-28 09:29:27.0