Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Sysinternals Releases Disk2vhd v1.0

Sysinternals has recently released Disk2vhd that "simplifies the migration of physical systems into virtual machines (p2v)."

Disk2vhd is a utility that creates VHD (Virtual Hard Disk - Microsoft’s Virtual Machine disk format) versions of physical disks for use in Microsoft Virtual PC or Microsoft Hyper-V virtual machines (VMs)

More here.

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Sysguard / Winifighter Clones

Here are some screenshots of the members of this scareware family:


Beware of these rouge apps.

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Winifighter Clone: TrustFighter


Another scareware has been spotted in the wild and it calls itself TrustFighter. This is a recent addition to the Winifighter family of scareware.

Same as other members of this family of scareware, as in a previous post, TrustFighter creates heaps of junk binary files in the %systemroot% and %system% directories.

Sample junk files are the following:


Here are some domains participating in this campain:


Unsuspecting users get set back by $49.95 from their hard-earned money.