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SoftVeteran Adware Removal Instructions

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The Emsi Software malware research team has discoverd a new outbreak of the SoftVeteran adware. a-squared Anti-Malware detects this malware as Adware.Win32.SoftVeteran.

SoftVeteran is a rogue scanner program, it show fake security center, show misleading scan results and fake security alerts. The author of SoftVeteran is still the same as that made SoftSoldierSoftCop, TrustFighter, TrustSoldier, SafeFighter, SecureVeteran, SafeFighter etc, so it has same user interface, same characteristics, just different name. To more convince users, SoftVeteran will also create numerous junk files with random names on your computer that will be detected as malware when the program scans your computer, but will not allow you to remove them until you purchase it.

Create new files:

  • %ProgramFiles%SoftVeteran SoftwareSoftVeteranSoftVeteran.exe
  • %ProgramFiles%SoftVeteran SoftwareSoftVeteranuninstall.exe
  • %SystemRoot%system3276630_7066807_softveteran.exe
  • %AllUsersProfile%DesktopSoftVeteran.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsSoftVeteran1 SoftVeteran.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsSoftVeteran2 Homepage.lnk
  • %AllUsersProfile%Start MenuProgramsSoftVeteran3 Uninstall.lnk
  • %UserProfile%[email protected][2].txt
  • %UserProfile%Local SettingsTempnsy11.tmpnsProcess.dll

Create new registry entries:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwaremicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallSoftVeteran
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINEsoftwareSoftVeteran
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareSoftVeteran
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USERsoftwareMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRun, “SoftVeteran”

Malware screenshots:

Adware.Win32.SoftVeteran_8.png

Adware.Win32.SoftVeteran_9.png

Adware.Win32.SoftVeteran_10.png

Adware.Win32.SoftVeteran_11.png

Adware.Win32.SoftVeteran_1.png

Adware.Win32.SoftVeteran_2.png

Adware.Win32.SoftVeteran_3.png

 

How to remove the infection of Adware.Win32.SoftVeteran?

To delete this malware infection, please download and install a-squared Anti-Malware. Run a full scan on all drives and move all detected items to the quarantine.



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