A newly discovered spyware to watch out for is XP Protector 2009.

This is a medium level spyware that installs itself and uses scare tactics to get users to register. For example. once installed, you might get prompts saying your PC is infected, with a purchase link to remove the threats.

Affected Files:

forceuninstall.exe
pphc3nsj0e57c.exe
thcansj0e57c.exe
uninstall.exe
xpprotectorinstaller.exe
%common_desktopdirectory%\xp protector 2009.lnk
%common_programs%\xp protector 2009.lnk
%common_programs%\xp protector 2009\how to register xp protector 2009.lnk
%common_programs%\xp protector 2009\license agreement.lnk
%common_programs%\xp protector 2009\register xp protector 2009.lnk
%common_programs%\xp protector 2009\uninstall.lnk
%common_programs%\xp protector 2009\xp protector 2009.lnk
%profile%\application data\microsoft\internet explorer\quick launch\xp protector 2009.lnk
%program_files%\thcansj0e57c\database.dat
%program_files%\thcansj0e57c\uninstall.exe
%program_files%\thcansj0e57c\msvcr71.dll
%program_files%\thcansj0e57c\thcansj0e57c.exe
%program_files%\thcansj0e57c\thcansj0e57c.exe.local
%program_files%\thcansj0e57c\forceuninstall.exe
%program_files%\thcansj0e57c\license.txt
%program_files%\thcansj0e57c\mfc71.dll
%program_files%\thcansj0e57c\mfc71enu.dll
%program_files%\thcansj0e57c\msvcp71.dll
%program_files%\thcansj0e57c\msvcr71.dll
%program_files%\thcansj0e57c\msvcp71.dll
%program_files%\thcansj0e57c\mfc71enu.dll
%program_files%\thcansj0e57c\mfc71.dll
%program_files%\thcansj0e57c\uninstall.exe
%program_files%\thcansj0e57c\thcansj0e57c.exe
%program_files%\thcansj0e57c\forceuninstall.exe
xpprotectorinstaller.exe
pphc3nsj0e57c.exe

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