PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher

Short bio

PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher is Malwarebytes' detection name for a rogue scanner. This potentially unwanted program exaggerates or invents problems on users' computers, which they promise to solve if you buy their software.

Symptoms

MalwareCrusher

Malware Crusher GUI

[caption id="attachment_22391" align="aligncenter" width="487"]scheduled tasks

Malware Crusher Scheduled Tasks

[caption id="attachment_22392" align="aligncenter" width="600"]Malware Crusher installed

Installed Programs and Features entry for Malware Crusher

Type and source of infection

bundler

Malware Crusher bundled with a crack

[caption id="attachment_22394" align="aligncenter" width="800"]website Malware Crusher

Promotion on website for Malware Crusher

Protection

PUP.Optional.Bundler

Malwarebytes blocks the bundler from installing Malware Crusher and other PUPs

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytesto your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exeand follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windowsinstallation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantineto remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

Malwarebytes removal log

A Malwarebytes log of removal will look similar to this:

Malwarebyteswww.malwarebytes.com-Log Details-Scan Date: 3/14/18Scan Time: 8:36 AMLog File: 5f4f9758-275a-11e8-826b-080027235d76.jsonAdministrator: Yes-Software Information-Version: 3.3.1.2183Components Version: 1.0.262Update Package Version: 1.0.4348License: Premium-System Information-OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1CPU: x64File System: NTFSUser:{computername}\{username}-Scan Summary-Scan Type: Threat ScanResult: CompletedObjects Scanned: 243716Threats Detected: 128Threats Quarantined: 128Time Elapsed: 2 min, 55 sec-Scan Options-Memory: EnabledStartup: EnabledFilesystem: EnabledArchives: EnabledRootkits: EnabledHeuristics: EnabledPUP: DetectPUM: Detect-Scan Details-Process: 1PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\mcr.exe, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348Module: 9PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\x64\SQLite.Interop.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\System.Data.SQLite.DLL, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\TAFactory.IconPack.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\WpfAnimatedGif.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\WPFToolkit.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\mcr.exe, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\Newtonsoft.Json.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348Registry Key: 9PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\FA2268FD-F787-4DD3-B6F1-CA4F706F481E_is1, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\SCHEDULE\TASKCACHE\TREE\Malware Crusher, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\SCHEDULE\TASKCACHE\TASKS\{1575C6A7-75E1-4238-9E8F-9C102A66A42E}, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\SCHEDULE\TASKCACHE\PLAIN\{1575C6A7-75E1-4238-9E8F-9C102A66A42E}, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\SCHEDULE\TASKCACHE\TREE\Malware Crusher_Logon, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\SCHEDULE\TASKCACHE\TASKS\{0CDA9845-9797-47D2-9EE2-CF82A77C06C0}, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS NT\CURRENTVERSION\SCHEDULE\TASKCACHE\LOGON\{0CDA9845-9797-47D2-9EE2-CF82A77C06C0}, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, HKCU\SOFTWARE\malwarecrusher.com, Quarantined, [14673], [500149],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, HKLM\SOFTWARE\malwarecrusher.com, Quarantined, [14673], [500151],1.0.4348Registry Value: 0(No malicious items detected)Registry Data: 0(No malicious items detected)Data Stream: 0(No malicious items detected)Folder: 14PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\x64, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\x86, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\PROGRAM FILES\MALWARE CRUSHER, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\PROGRAMDATA\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\START MENU\PROGRAMS\MALWARE CRUSHER, Quarantined, [14673], [500147],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Update, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\PROGRAMDATA\MALWARECRUSHER.COM, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\LogBackups, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\smico, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\icon, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Temp, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\ROAMING\MALWARECRUSHER.COM, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348File: 95PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\PROGRAM FILES\MALWARE CRUSHER\UNINS000.DAT, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\x64\SQLite.Interop.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\x86\SQLite.Interop.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\italian_iss.ini, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\7z.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\7z.exe, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\Application_icon.png, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\danish_iss.ini, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\Dutch_iss.ini, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\english_iss.ini, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\finish_iss.ini, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\French_iss.ini, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\german_iss.ini, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\ICSharpCode.SharpZipLib.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\Interop.IWshRuntimeLibrary.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\norwegian_iss.ini, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\portuguese_iss.ini, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\PresentationCore.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\russian_iss.ini, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\spanish_iss.ini, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\swedish_iss.ini, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\System.Data.SQLite.DLL, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\System.Windows.Controls.Input.Toolkit.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\System.Windows.Controls.Layout.Toolkit.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\TAFactory.IconPack.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\unins000.exe, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\unins000.msg, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\WpfAnimatedGif.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\WPFToolkit.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\japanese_iss.ini, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\langs.db, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\mclog.xsl, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\MCPro.ttf, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\mcr.exe, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\mcr.exe.config, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\Microsoft.Win32.TaskScheduler.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\Microsoft.WindowsAPICodePack.Shell.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\Newtonsoft.Json.dll, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\TASKS\Malware Crusher, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM32\TASKS\Malware Crusher_Logon, Quarantined, [14673], [500145],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\USERS\PUBLIC\DESKTOP\MALWARE CRUSHER.LNK, Quarantined, [14673], [500148],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\PROGRAMDATA\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\START MENU\PROGRAMS\MALWARE CRUSHER\MALWARE CRUSHER.LNK, Quarantined, [14673], [500147],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Malware Crusher\Buy Malware Crusher.lnk, Quarantined, [14673], [500147],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Malware Crusher\Uninstall Malware Crusher.lnk, Quarantined, [14673], [500147],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Update\261completedatabase.zip, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Update\262update.db, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Update\262update.zip, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Update\263update.db, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Update\263update.zip, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Update\264update.db, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Update\264update.zip, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Update\265update.db, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Update\265update.zip, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Update\266update.db, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Update\266update.zip, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Update\267update.db, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Update\267update.zip, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Update\268update.db, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Update\268update.zip, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Browsers.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\ChromeExtentions.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\ChromeFiles.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\ChromeSearch.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\CLSID.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\CompleteDatabase.db, Delete-on-Reboot, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\FileNames.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\FilesPath.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\FirefoxExtentions.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\FirefoxFiles.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\FirefoxSearch.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\FolderNames.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\FoldersPath.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\IEExtension.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\IESearch.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\MalwareDetails.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Md5Hash.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Plugins.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Registry.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\RegistrySetting.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\Services.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\StartupTask.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Definition\URLS.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\QTine.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\icon\082242.ico, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\LogBackups\mcbackup_14032018_082241.bin, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\common_desktop.gif, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\DatabaseUpdate.xml, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Errorlog.txt, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\logbkp.xml, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.MalwareCrusher, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\MalwareCrusher.com\Malware Crusher\Result.cb, Quarantined, [14673], [500146],1.0.4348PUP.Optional.Bundler, C:\USERS\{username}\DESKTOP\MYCOMP.EXE, Quarantined, [134], [500315],1.0.4348Generic.Malware/Suspicious, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\TEMP\1129656\KMS.EXE, Quarantined, [0], [392686],1.0.4348Generic.Malware/Suspicious, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\TEMP\1161765\KMS.EXE, Quarantined, [0], [392686],1.0.4348Generic.Malware/Suspicious, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\TEMP\1080046\KMS.EXE, Quarantined, [0], [392686],1.0.4348Physical Sector: 0(No malicious items detected)(end)

Add an exclusion

Should users wish to keep this program and exclude it from being detected in future scans, they can add the program to the exclusions list. Here’s how to do it.

  • Open Malwarebytes for Windows.
  • Click the Detection History
  • Click the Allow List
  • To add an item to the Allow List, click Add.
  • Select the exclusion type Allow a file or folderand use the Select a folderbutton to select the main folder for the software that you wish to keep.
  • Repeat this for any secondary files or folder(s) that belong to the software.
If you want to allow the program to connect to the Internet, for example to fetch updates, also add an exclusion of the type Allow an application to connect to the internet and use theBrowse button to select the file you wish to grant access.

Traces/IOCs

You may see these entries in FRST logs:

(MalwareCrusher.com) C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\mcr.exe C:\Users\Public\Desktop\Malware Crusher.lnk C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Malware Crusher C:\Windows\System32\Tasks\Malware Crusher_Logon C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\MalwareCrusher.com C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Malware Crusher C:\ProgramData\MalwareCrusher.com C:\Program Files\Malware CrusherMalware Crusher (HKLM\...\FA2268FD-F787-4DD3-B6F1-CA4F706F481E_is1) (Version: 1.0.0.44602 - malwarecrusher.com)Task:{0CDA9845-9797-47D2-9EE2-CF82A77C06C0} - System32\Tasks\Malware Crusher_Logon=> C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\mcr.exe [2017-12-27] (MalwareCrusher.com)Task:{1575C6A7-75E1-4238-9E8F-9C102A66A42E} - System32\Tasks\Malware Crusher=> C:\Program Files\Malware Crusher\mcr.exe [2017-12-27] (MalwareCrusher.com)

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