Malicious Progarm - WinSpywareProtect sysguard.exe

This section provides some notes on Antivirus System PRO program sysguard.exe detected and terminated by Spybot - Search & Destroy as the WinSpywareProtect virus threat.

More notes on what Antivirus System PRO did and what I did to remove it.

10. A moment later, the "Spybot - Search & Destroy" virus protection program displays an alert message. See the picture below:
Antivirus System PRO sysguard.exe

Spybot - Search & Destroy has encountered and
terminated a process that is listed as part of a 
malicious software.

Process ID: 1648
Filename: sysguard.exe
Found in: C:\WINDOWS\
Identified as: WinSpywareProtect

If Spybot - Search & Destroy encounters this process again...
[x] Inform me again.
[ ] Automatically kill this process.
[ ] Allow this process to run (NOT RECOMMENDED).

[X] Delete the associated file.

11. Clicking the OK button to let Spybot - Search & Destroy to delete the virus program file sysguard.exe.

12. The Antivirus System PRO task bar icon is gone.

Some quick conclusions:

Last update: 2009.

Table of Contents

 About This Windows Security Book

 Windows 8: System Security Review

 Windows 8: System Security Protection

 Windows 8 System Recovery

 Windows 8 Defender for Real-Time Protection

 Windows 7: System Security Review

 Windows 7: System Security Protection

 Windows 7 System Recovery

 Windows 7 Forefront Client Security

 Norton Power Eraser - Anti-Virus Scan Tool

 McAfee Virus and Malware Protection Tools

 Spybot - Spyware Blocker, Detection and Removal

 Keeping Firefox Secure

 Keeping IE (Internet Explorer) Secure

 Malware (Adware, Spyware, Trojan, Worm, and Virus)

 HijackThis - Browser Hijacker Diagnosis Tool

 IE Add-on Program Listing and Removal

 "Conduit Search" - Malware Detection and Removal

 "Tube Dimmer", "Scorpion Saver" or "Adpeak" Malware

 Malware Manual Removal Experience

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 PWS (Password Stealer) Trojan Infection Removal

 MS08-001 Vulnerability on Windows Systems

Antivirus System PRO

 Antivirus System PRO - Fake Security Alert

 Antivirus System PRO - Task Bar Icon Message

Malicious Progarm - WinSpywareProtect sysguard.exe

 Malicious Programs - pp10.exe and ld12.exe

 IE BHO - iehelper.dll

 Faked Host Name - 209.44.111.62

 Malicious System Service - drv.dll and drv.sys

 References

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