New Rogue: HDD Defragmenter

by LS Anders on November 1st, 2010 in Rogues, Security Alert.

HDDDefragmenter is a new rogue application, a clone of SystemDefragmenter.



 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


 


HDDDefragmenter detect several false errors on the user machine. The user is then required to license the product in order to correct these errors. To further threaten the user to purchase a license it will also start presenting false windows error messages.



 


 


 


 



 


 


 


 


 


 


 


Ad-Aware detects HDDDefragemnter as Win32.FraudTool.HDDDefragmenter and Win32.FraudTool.SystemDefragmenter.