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DefenseCenter is an adware program that attempts to deceive users passings itself off as a legitimate antivirus program.
It carries out the following actions:
DefenseCenter creates a directory called Defense Center in the Program Files directory. In this directory it creates the file DEFCNT.EXE.
DefenseCenter creates the following entries in the Windows Registry:
DefenseCenter modifies the following Windows Registry entry in order to change the Internet security settings:
DefenseCenter can reach the computer when the user accesses certain websites which display banners or pop-up windows which lead to the download of this program. It can also reach the computer in a link that can be received via spam messages, fraudulent websites, etc.
DefenseCenter is 2,101,248 bytes in size.