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Alias: MalwareDefender, Malware Defender 2009, MalwareDefender2009
Description: Malware Defender is a rogue anti-spyware application, which can be secretly installed by the FakeAlert trojan or directly downloaded from the malwaredefender2009.com website. Once installed, Malware Defender performs system 'scan' and reports fake and exaggerated results. It try to scare the user into purchasing of the full version of the application. 'Full' version of the Malware Defender certainly cannot remove anything because scan results are fake. SpyNoMore anti-spyware removes Malware Defender as well as FakeAlert trojan.
Ransomware - Ransomware is a software application that infects a computer and asks for money to have the infection removed.
Trojan - A Trojans or Trojan Horse is any programs that installs itself secretly normally via malware programs, quite often with sinister intent. Once installed, the trojan author (hacker) can gain complete control of the infected PC. Trojans are usually designed to steal sensitive information and/or destroy the system. Trojans can be distributed as unsolicited email attachments, or bundled with freeware and shareware programs.
Advice: Remove This is a very high risk threat and should be removed immediately as to prevent harm to your computer and / or to protect your privacy.
SpyNoMore removes Malware Defender: Yes
Threat risk: High Risk
Very dangerous malware. Can log user's keyboard activity and take snapshots of the user's screen. Uses stealth installation and removal is very difficult. Category includes spyware programs, adware programs and trojans.
Malware Defender has been run during system start-up and stay resident in the memory.
Pop-up messages and system alerts claiming that your computer is infected.
Running Process Signatures:
%Program Files%\Malware Defender 2009\conf.cfg
%Program Files%\Malware Defender 2009\malwaredef.exe
%Program Files%\Malware Defender 2009\mbase.vdb
%Program Files%\Malware Defender 2009\quarantine.vdb
%Program Files%\Malware Defender 2009\queue.vdb
%Program Files%\Malware Defender 2009\uninstall.exe
%Program Files%\Malware Defender 2009\vbase.vdb
Registered Dll (Dynamic Link Library) Signatures:
Internet Explorer Integration: No
%Program Files%\Malware Defender 2009\
SpyNoMore Collected Residual File Signatures: