Network Control

By | August 5, 2010 | 0 Comment

Network Control Solution Center is a counterfeit Windows security tool and optimization program that was tagged as rogue for its dangerous activities once inside the computer. Network Control is somehow a new combination of rogue program merged into one. It can penetrate a computer with ease by utilizing a Trojan that will function as a downloader. A browser hijacker is also implemented to spread Network Control by taking advantage of the fast Internet connection. Fake online virus scanner will tend to scan a visiting computer and displays fake results. Commonly, detected threats are non-existent and were just fabricated to scare users and convince them about the harmed security status of the computer. With this, malware authors have no difficulty on endorsing Network Control as the only solution for virus infections. A example of detected network problem is:

Network Control
Error!
System was unable to find installed IP-blocking software.
Search the Internet for suitable software
IP-blocking software already installed
Why do I keep receiving these warnings?

As much as possible, please ignore whatever alerts, warnings, and links it will provide. It can add more harm to a computer when followed or executed. Remove Network Control immediately with your trusted anti-virus or anti-malware program. Be sure to have the updated database before proceeding with the thorough scan of the computer. If threats are detected, do not hesitate to clean or remove them.

Type Rogue
Sub-Type FakeAV
OS Affected Windows

What are the Symptoms of Network Control Infection?

Network Control Error

It will modify Windows Registry and add the following entries:
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run “NetworkControl”
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnonBadCertRecving” = “0″
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Internet Settings “WarnOnPostRedirect” = “0″

The threat will drop the following malicious files:
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Local Settings\Temp\abc
%Documents and Settings%\[UserName]\Local Settings\Temp\i.bat
c:\NetworkControl\
c:\NetworkControl\checker.exe
c:\NetworkControl\list
c:\NetworkControl\nc.exe
c:\NetworkControl\tmp.dll
c:\NetworkControl\tpm.dll
%WINDOWS%\Fonts\segoeui.ttf

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