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ThreatExpert's awareness of the file "keygen.exe":

Across all ThreatExpert reports, the file "keygen.exe" was mostly identified as a threat.
File "keygen.exe" has the following statistics:
Total number of reports analysed611,932
Number of cases that involved the file "keygen.exe"745
Number of incidents when this file was found to be a threat572
Statistical volume of cases when "keygen.exe" was a threat77%
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The file "keygen.exe" is known to be created under the following filenames:
%AppData%\file1.exe
%AppData%\keygen.exe
%AppData%\microsoft\svchost.exe
%AppData%\microsoft\windows\lsass.exe
%ProgramFiles%\asprotect ske 2.4\keygen\win\keygen.exe
%ProgramFiles%\common files\keygen_core.exe
%ProgramFiles%\desktop lock\keygen.exe
%ProgramFiles%\ie accelerator\keygen.exe
%ProgramFiles%\internet explorer\keygen.exe
%ProgramFiles%\internet explorer\keygen_photoshopcs3.exe
%ProgramFiles%\internet explorer\keymaker.exe
%ProgramFiles%\internet explorer\nero6.multikeygen.exe
%ProgramFiles%\internet explorer\nero7ultraenhancedkeygen.exe
%ProgramFiles%\internet explorer\winrar_all_version.exe
%ProgramFiles%\keygen.exe
%ProgramFiles%\office.2007.exe
%ProgramFiles%\outlook express\keygen.exe
%ProgramFiles%\outlook express\keymaker.exe
%ProgramFiles%\real\keygen.exe
%ProgramFiles%\real\patch.exe
%ProgramFiles%\stardock\object desktop\windowblinds\keygen.exe
%ProgramFiles%\superantispyware\keygen.exe
%ProgramFiles%\total commander\keygen.exe
%ProgramFiles%\tuneup utilities 2006\keygen.exe
%ProgramFiles%\tuneup utilities 2007\keygen.exe
%ProgramFiles%\windows xp home-pro-2003 sp2 crack\keygen.exe
%ProgramFiles%\winrar\original_files_and_patch\keygen.exe
%ProgramFiles%\xeus technologies\hotfusion\hotfusion.exe
%System%\_keygen.exe
%System%\avg antivirus pro keygen\keygen.exe
%System%\ddddd.exe
%System%\exec1.exe
%System%\keygen.exe
%System%\keygen.exe.exe
%System%\keygen\keygen.exe
%System%\keymaker.exe
%System%\mirc\keygen.exe
%System%\poweriso_keygen.exe
%System%\setup.exe
%System%\spyware doctor\keygen.exe
%System%\vrty.exe
%System%\winavi 3gp mp4 psp ipod video converter v2.0\keygen.exe
%System%\xa208109.exe
%System%\xa208156.exe
%System%\xa258593.exe
%System%\xa258656.exe
%System%\xa309640.exe
%System%\xa309671.exe
%System%\xxx.exe
%Temp%\__inst00023.exe
%Temp%\1.exe
%Temp%\10.exe
%Temp%\12.exe
%Temp%\15.exe
%Temp%\16.exe
%Temp%\17.exe
%Temp%\18.exe
%Temp%\2.exe
%Temp%\25.exe
%Temp%\2ae4224e.exe
%Temp%\3.exe
%Temp%\4.exe
%Temp%\5.exe
%Temp%\6.exe
%Temp%\6359793.exe
%Temp%\7.exe
%Temp%\70554keygen1.exe
%Temp%\70554keygeno.exe
%Temp%\7zs1.tmp\keygen.exe
%Temp%\7zs2.tmp\keygen.exe
%Temp%\7zs6.tmp\keygen.exe
%Temp%\8.exe
%Temp%\9.exe
%Temp%\acs4mc-keygen.exe
%Temp%\adobe.photoshop.cs3.extended.keymaker.only-zwt\keygen.exe
%Temp%\adobe-master-cs4-keygen.exe
%Temp%\air\keygen.exe
%Temp%\avast.pro.v4.7.1001.incl.keymaker-core\keygen.exe
%Temp%\b7hotfdhxapi.exe
%Temp%\bbac391baa69e682a9938849aff5a9b5\keygen.exe
%Temp%\clonecd 4.3.2.2\keygen.exe
%Temp%\codelifter 5001\keygen.exe
%Temp%\crack.exe
%Temp%\crack\winrar.v3.xx.crack.exe
%Temp%\df1411e66beb92522c08e52c812d4a83\keygen.exe
%Temp%\explorer\keygen.exe
%Temp%\flashget 1.71\keygen.exe
%Temp%\gburner.v2.5_keygen-fff\keygen.exe
%Temp%\goldwave.v5.12.winall.incl.keymaker-core\keygen.exe
%Temp%\goldwave.v5.18.incl.keygen-blizzard\keygen.exe
%Temp%\guqf296\keygen.exe
%Temp%\guqf296\keymaker.exe
%Temp%\install11652.exe
%Temp%\install15614.exe
%Temp%\install20282.exe
%Temp%\install27328.exe
%Temp%\install31335.exe
%Temp%\install3337.exe
%Temp%\install47272.exe
%Temp%\ir_ext_temp_0\autoplay\docs\keygen.exe
Notes:
  • %AppData% is a variable that refers to the file system directory that serves as a common repository for application-specific data. A typical path is C:\Documents and Settings\[UserName]\Application Data.
  • %ProgramFiles% is a variable that refers to the Program Files folder. A typical path is C:\Program Files.
  • %System% is a variable that refers to the System folder. By default, this is C:\Windows\System (Windows 95/98/Me), C:\Winnt\System32 (Windows NT/2000), or C:\Windows\System32 (Windows XP).
  • %Temp% is a variable that refers to the temporary folder in the short path form. By default, this is C:\Documents and Settings\[UserName]\Local Settings\Temp\ (Windows NT/2000/XP).

The file "keygen.exe" has the following possible countries of origin:
OriginNumber of Incidents
France75
Ukraine61
China53
Belgium32
Russian Federation24
Germany17
Portugal13
Norway9
Finland6
Brazil5
United Kingdom3
Australia2
Japan2
Sweden2
Bulgaria1
Hungary1
Poland1

The following threats are known to be associated with the file "keygen.exe":
Threat AliasNumber of Incidents
Adware.Vundo.V.Gen [PC Tools]642
Generic.dx [McAfee]445
Mal/Generic-A [Sophos]270
Packed/FSG [PC Tools]229
New Malware.br [McAfee]219
Trojan Horse [Symantec]162
Mal/Packer [Sophos]158
Generic Downloader.z [McAfee]156
not-a-Virus.Keygen.Adobe [Ikarus]129
not-a-Virus.Keygen.drivergenius [Ikarus]117
Generic PUP.d [McAfee]111
Win-Trojan/Xema.variant [AhnLab]110
not-a-virus.Keygen.Nero [Ikarus]86
Downloader [Symantec]84
Generic KeyGen [McAfee]84
not-a-Virus.Keygen.Windows [Ikarus]84
Hacktool [Symantec]83
Troj/Agent-GAU [Sophos]72
Troj/Dloadr-BZU [Sophos]66
not-a-Virus.Hacktool.Keygen.office2007 [Ikarus]62
not-a-virus:Keygen.Adobe [Ikarus]59
W32.Spybot.Worm [Symantec]55
Win32/IRCBot.worm.variant [AhnLab]53
not-a-Virus.Hacktool.Keygen.drivergenius_8.0p [Ikarus]52
Backdoor.IRCBot!sd6 [PC Tools]48
not-a-virus.Patch.winrar [Ikarus]48
Trojan.DL.Loadadv.Gen.2 [PC Tools]45
Trojan.Win32.Inject.mt [Kaspersky Lab]42
Win-Trojan/Agent.41152 [AhnLab]42
not-a-Virus.Hacktool.Keygen.ConvertXtoDVD [Ikarus]40
Infostealer.Gampass [Symantec]36
Spyware.Downldr!sd6 [PC Tools]36
Trojan.Generic [PC Tools]36
Trojan.DL.Agent.DUTG [PC Tools]32
TROJ_DLOADER.HDA [Trend Micro]30
Trojan-Spy.Win32.Banker.JU [Ikarus]30
Trojan.Obfuscated!ct [PC Tools]29
W32.DSS.Trojan [Symantec]28
Downloader.gen.a [McAfee]26
Generic Dropper [McAfee]25
not-a-Virus.Hacktool.Keygen.VMWareW [Ikarus]25
not-a-virus.Keygen.Adobe [Ikarus]24
Troj/Keygen-BI [Sophos]24
Mal/KeyGen-A [Sophos]23
Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Delf.TU [Ikarus]23
W32.IRCBot [Symantec]23
Trojan-Spy.Gampass!sd6 [PC Tools]22
Generic.dx!iq [McAfee]21
Win-Trojan/Bzw.94298 [AhnLab]21
not-a-virus.Keygen.RegistryMech [Ikarus]20
Virus.Win32.Trojan [Ikarus]20
Backdoor.Trojan [Symantec]19
not-a-virus.MultiKeygenPatch [Ikarus]18
Troj/Keygen-CI [Sophos]18
Trojan.Horst [Symantec]16
New Malware.hq [McAfee]15
Win-Trojan/Krunchy.105984 [AhnLab]15
not-a-Virus.Hacktool.Patch.winrar [Ikarus]14
not-a-virus.Keygen.Avast [Ikarus]13
Trojan.Zlob [Symantec]13
HackTool:Win32/Keygen [Microsoft]12
not-a-virus.Keygen.Windows [Ikarus]12
TROJ_DLOADER.PTI [Trend Micro]12
Trojan-Downloader.Delf!ct [PC Tools]12
Win-Trojan/Keygen.35343 [AhnLab]12
Trojan.Packed [Ikarus]11
W32.Virut.CF [Symantec]11
W32/Sdbot.worm [McAfee]11
not-a-virus.Hacktool.Keygen.n360 [Ikarus]10
not-a-Virus.Hacktool.Keygen.n360 [Ikarus]10
not-a-Virus.Keygen.bitdefender [Ikarus]10
Suspicious.MH690 [Symantec]10
TROJ_KEYLOGGE.GP [Trend Micro]10
New Poly Win32 [McAfee]9
not-a-Virus.Hacktool.Keygen.AvastPro [Ikarus]9
not-a-virus.Keygen.Mirc [Ikarus]9
TROJ_AGENT.ADDE [Trend Micro]9
Trojan.Win32.Agent.cro [Kaspersky Lab]9
Virus.Win32.Agent.WID [Ikarus]9
Virus.Win32.Hupigon.LZO [Ikarus]9
Hacktool.Generic [PC Tools]8
not-a-Virus.Hacktool.Keygen.poweriso [Ikarus]8
Trojan.Generic [Ikarus]8
Trojan.Horst!sd6 [PC Tools]8
Generic BackDoor [McAfee]7
Generic Downloader.x [McAfee]7
Trojan:Win32/Bumat!rts [Microsoft]7
Backdoor.Ranky [Symantec]6
not-a-virus.Hacktool.Keygen.office2007 [Ikarus]6
not-a-virus.Keygen.AdobeAcrobat9Pro [Ikarus]6
not-a-Virus.Keygen.IP_Platinium [Ikarus]6
not-a-Virus.Keygen.Photoshop [Ikarus]6
Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Small.ieg [Kaspersky Lab]6
Trojan-Dropper.SQH [Ikarus]6
Virus:Win32/Virut.BM [Microsoft]6
Win32.SuspectCrc [Ikarus]6
Win-Trojan/Agent.47104.DR [AhnLab]6
Backdoor.Graybird [Symantec]5
Backdoor:Win32/Small [Microsoft]5
BackDoor-CMQ [McAfee]5