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Threat indicator: HIGH

Threat's profile

Name of the threat:

Command or file name:

Threat type:

Affected OS:

Windows Protection Unit

Protector-(random 4 chars).exe

Rogue

Win32/Win64 (Windows XP, Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8/8.1, Windows 10)


Windows Protection Unit is rogue from FakeVimes family. Previous version were

Shows following warnings:

Warning

Firewall has blocked a program from accessing the Internet.
Windows Media Player Resources
C:\Windows\system32\dllcache\wmploc.dll
C:\Windows\system32\dllcache\wmploc.dll is suspected to have infected your PC. This type of virus intercepts entered data and transmits them to a remote server.


Windows Protection Unit

Windows Protection Unit intrusion method

Windows Protection Unit copies its file(s) to your hard disk. Its typical file name is Protector-(random 4 chars).exe. Then it creates new startup key with name Windows Protection Unit and value Protector-(random 4 chars).exe. You can also find it in your processes list with name Protector-(random 4 chars).exe or Windows Protection Unit. Also, it can create folder with name Windows Protection Unit under C:\Program Files\ or C:\ProgramData.

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Threat's description and solution are developed by Security Stronghold security team.

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* Technical details of Windows Protection Unit threat.

* Manual Windows Protection Unit removal.

* Download WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool.


How to remove Windows Protection Unit manually

This problem can be solved manually by deleting all registry keys and files connected with Windows Protection Unit, removing it from starup list and unregistering all corresponding DLLs. Additionally missing DLL's should be restored from distribution in case they are corrupted by Windows Protection Unit.

To get rid of Windows Protection Unit, you should:

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1. Kill the following processes and delete the appropriate files:

  • Protector-(random 4 chars).exe
  • result.db

Warning: you should delete only those files which checksums are listed as malicious. There may be valid files with the same names in your system. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.

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2. Delete the following malicious folders:

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3. Delete the following malicious registry entries and\or values:

  • Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings
    Value: net
    Data: 2012-2-17_2
  • Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings
    Value: ID
  • Key: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Settings
    Value: UID
    Data: rudbxijemb
  • Key: HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl
    \FEATURE_ERROR_PAGE_BYPASS_ZONE_CHECK_FOR_HTTPS_KB954312

Warning: if value is listed for some registry entries, you should only clear these values and leave keys with such values untouched. We recommend you to use WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool for safe problem solution.


If Windows Protection Unit blocks you from running security programs.

Often rogue programs like Windows Protection Unit block you from running security programs and visiting anti-virus websites. In this case we recommend you to boot your Windows in Safe Mode with Networking. This is special mode when Windows will not load third-party services, drivers and start-up objects. However you will be able to use Internet. Just download and run suggested programs for easy Windows Protection Unit removal is Safe Mode with Networking. To load in Safe Mode with Networking and remove Windows Protection Unit do the following:


  • Start or restart your Windows

  • Keep pressing F8 button from the beginning of the boot

  • This will open Advanced Boot Option menu

  • In the menu choose Safe Mode with Networking (use arrows on the keyboard to navigate)

  • Wait until Windows loads

  • Download WiperSoft Antispyware Malware Remediation Tool scan and remove found threats.

  • Restart Windows in Normal Mode


Information provided by: Aleksei Abalmasov

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