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SpyDevastator

Updated:
September 9, 2008 1:32:46 PM
Type:
Misleading Application
Name:
SpyDevastator
Version:
1.0.0.0
Publisher:
SpyDevastator.com
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Behavior
The program must be manually installed.

The program reports false or exaggerated system security threats on the computer.








The user is then prompted to pay for a full license of the application in order to remove the threats.








Installation
When the program is executed, it creates the following folders:
  • C:\Documents and Settings\[CURRENT USER]\My Documents\SpyDevastator\Logs
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\SpyDevastator


It also creates the following files:
  • %UserProfile%\Application Data\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Quick Launch\SpyDevastator 1.32.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Desktop\SpyDevastator.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Temp\[RANDOM NAME].TMP
  • %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Temp\SDevLanguage.ini
  • C:\Documents and Settings\[CURRENT USER]\My Documents\SpyDevastator\SDBHO.dll
  • C:\Documents and Settings\[CURRENT USER]\My Documents\SpyDevastator\sdcfg.dat
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\SpyDevastator\SpyDevastator 1.32.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\SpyDevastator\SpyDevastator Website.lnk
  • %UserProfile%\Start Menu\SpyDevastator 1.32.lnk
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpyDevastator\blacklist.txt
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpyDevastator\Lang\English.ini
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpyDevastator\msvcp71.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpyDevastator\msvcr71.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpyDevastator\sdev.sgn
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpyDevastator\sdev.sgn.prv
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpyDevastator\SpyDevastator.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpyDevastator\SpyDevastator.url
  • %ProgramFiles%\SpyDevastator\uninst.exe


Next, the program creates the following registry entry so that it executes whenever Windows starts:
HKEY_USERS\S-1-5-21-1172441840-534431857-1906119351-500\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\"SpyDevastator" = "C:\Program Files\SpyDevastator\SpyDevastator.exe /h"

It also creates the following registry subkeys:
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\SpyDevastator.exe
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{528A3CF7-AAF9-42FE-A5D0-2A8EDA9E299E}
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SpyDevastator
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SpyDevastator
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{26F094F0-D2BD-5F02-03AE-2232D5E967E0}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{4A277263-267B-42dc-8514-7B69E02048B3}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{528A3CF7-AAF9-42FE-A5D0-2A8EDA9E299E}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\CLSID\{D35BF620-EF22-4062-839C-64C534B4589B}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\COMApp.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\COMApp
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\IEBHO.IEBHO.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\IEBHO.IEBHO
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{0B682116-47F0-4C10-AD55-6161694DD89C}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{0D473E55-8ADE-4CBE-9505-A9B667D7F2EA}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{1741D490-88B5-4F58-A652-C74580E3AA49}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{18E539E7-CCBD-4CBE-BDF8-ED5EFD83D73B}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{1F351F56-F6BD-4CF0-83D0-7DF734C1F87D}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{1FADDE65-F172-4389-AFD5-2767F914E570}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{22668F72-05FE-4948-86B0-433C2E8B9155}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{2790D1D2-8F0D-4C3B-B50D-B534A7FD55AC}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{3E46CA64-6162-4379-B753-734F0A29F341}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{3EEF6634-DCFC-41C7-9369-3449C0158CAB}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{6C2EEB7A-51DF-4F6C-95C8-E5CFD49BF902}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{7D50576E-8784-434C-AD31-8067AD7FB168}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{95930A77-3895-4979-B0B9-25FF937FB584}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{ABA89A1A-2910-4712-B71C-5F46A23A9343}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{D6B7A318-3226-46BE-A776-A2D913985E19}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{DBF00870-1505-4570-8F3F-D3242032A038}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\Interface\{F80B6555-44DC-461D-AB70-B06CD50212BB}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SpyDevastator.COMApp.1
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\SpyDevastator.COMApp
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{09935339-92A8-4055-BB35-7247F6D12D6A}
  • HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\TypeLib\{6FC10398-DF37-4894-88D1-5CC73B66B5AE}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{528A3CF7-AAF9-42FE-A5D0-2A8EDA9E299E}
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