Soft Soldier

By | October 15, 2009 | 0 Comment

Soft Soldier will disguise as a security program for Windows. It will use deceitful scheme in order to misinform people with fake security findings. SoftSoldier is an updated version of malware like Trust Fighter, Trust Soldier, Safe Fighter, and many more in the same group. This bogus security program will do nothing but to warn computers for unreal security risks it found. It was presented only to pushed people into obtaining the paid version of SoftSoldier.

A rouge developer uses a Trojan that can sneak into computers without a notice. This Trojan is encrypted to conceal itself from antivirus program. Once it penetrates the system, Trojan will modify Internet setting and redirect browser to a web site where visitor can download Soft Soldier virus.

No one will feel security in the presence of Soft Soldier. Its actions are annoying. The malware will flood the screen with fake security alerts and warning messages. Moreover, it will run a virus scan on itself each time Windows starts. To stop the malware from bothering your operation, follow the guide below. It will help you remove Soft Soldier and all components that are present on the computer.

Type Rogue
Sub-Type FakeAV
OS Affected Windows XP, Windows Vista

What are the Symptoms of Soft Soldier Infection?

This screenshot image of SoftSoldier virus scanner is a duplicate interface from its previous released.

Soft Soldier Scanner

It will modify Windows Registry and add the following entries:

  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Run =”SoftSoldier.exe”
  • HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\SoftSoldier
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\Current Version\Uninstall\SoftSoldier

The threat will drop the following malicious file/files:

  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Desktop\SoftSoldier.lnk
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Soft Soldier\1 SoftSoldier.lnk
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Soft Soldier\2 Homepage.lnk
  • c:\Documents and Settings\All Users\Start Menu\Programs\Soft Soldier\3 Uninstall.lnk
  • c:\Program Files\SoftSoldier Software
  • c:\Program Files\SoftSoldier Software\SoftSoldier
  • c:\Program Files\SoftSoldier Software\SoftSoldier\SoftSoldier.exe
  • c:\Program Files\SoftSoldier Software\SoftSoldier\uninstall.exe

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