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Spyware.SpyAssault

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:38:45 AM
Type:
Spyware
Version:
1.0.0.1
Publisher:
SmartBrain Software
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
SpyAssaultScanner.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows NT, Windows XP

When Spyware.SpyAssault is installed, it performs the following actions:
  1. Adds the values:

    "DisplayName"="Spy Assault Scanner"

    "UninstallString"="C:\SpyAssaultScanner.exe /Uninstall"

    to the registry key:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Spy Assault Scanner

  2. Adds the value:

    "CurrentTime"="1091640662"

    to the registry key:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion

  3. Adds the value:

    "Printer"=""%SystemDrive%SpyAssaultScanner.exe" /startup"

    to the registry key:

    HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run

    so that the spyware is run every time Windows starts.


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