The program may be dropped by Trojan.Zlob
or it may 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 files:
- %UserProfile%\Start Menu\Programs\Antivirus Plasma\Antivirus Plasma.lnk
- %ProgramFiles%\Antivirus Plasma\Antivirus.exe
Next, the program creates the following registry entry so that it executes whenever Windows starts:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\"avpl" = "C:\Program Files\Antivirus Plasma\Antivirus.exe"
It also creates the following registry subkey: