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Content is republished with permission from Malwarebytes.

What is BizBoan?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that BizBoan is a fake anti-malware application. These so-called "rogues" use intentional false positives to convince users that their systems have been compromised. Then they try to sell you their software, claiming it will remove these threats. In extreme cases the false threats are actually the very trojans that advertise or even directly install the rogue. You are strongly advised to follow our removal instructions below.

How do I know if I am infected with BizBoan?

This is how the main screen of the rogue application looks:

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You will find this icon in your taskbar:

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And see these warnings:

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How did BizBoan get on my computer?

Rogue programs use different methods for spreading themselves. This particular one was downloaded from their site.

How do I remove BizBoan?

Our program Malwarebytes Anti-Malware can detect and remove this rogue application.
  • Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to your desktop.
  • Double-click mbam-setup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  • At the end, be sure a check-mark is placed next to the following:

    • Update Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
    • Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
  • If an update is found, it will download and install the latest version.
  • Once the program has loaded, select Perform quick scan, then click Scan.
  • When the scan is complete, click OK, then Show Results to view the results.
  • Be sure that everything is checked, and click Remove Selected. Reboot your computer if prompted.
  • When completed, a log will open in Notepad. The rogue application should now be gone.

Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of BizBoan?

  • No, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware removes BizBoan completely.

How would the full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware help protect me?

We hope our application has helped you eradicate this malicious software. If your current security solution let this infection through, you might please consider purchasing the FULL version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware for additional protection.

As you can see below the full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware would have protected you against the BizBoan rogue. It would have warned you before the rogue could install itself, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late.


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Technical details for experts

Signs in a HijackThis log:
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\bizboan.exe

O23 - Service: bizboan ���� (bizboan) - Unknown owner - C:\Program Files\Bizboan\bizsvc.exe

Alterations made by the installer:
  File System
  ===============
    Adds the folder C:\Program Files\Bizboan
      Adds the file uninst.exe"="07:31 29/05/13 63940 bytes
      Adds the file option.ini"="07:31 29/05/13 82 bytes
      Adds the file bizsvc.exe"="19:49 05/05/13 98376 bytes
      Adds the file bizstartup.exe"="20:06 05/05/13 28672 bytes
      Adds the file BizMon.exe"="20:51 05/05/13 65536 bytes
      Adds the file bizboan.exe"="20:50 05/05/13 143360 bytes
    Adds the folder C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img
      Adds the file t1.bmp"="06:17 19/03/13 3080 bytes
      Adds the file t0.bmp"="06:19 19/03/13 3080 bytes
      Adds the file s1.bmp"="06:18 19/03/13 3080 bytes
      Adds the file s0.bmp"="06:19 19/03/13 3080 bytes
      Adds the file rmain.bmp"="06:23 04/05/13 25506 bytes
      Adds the file Prohgress_04gray.bmp"="07:30 27/11/12 13858 bytes
      Adds the file progreen.bmp"="10:57 24/03/13 27054 bytes
      Adds the file progray.bmp"="10:57 24/03/13 27054 bytes
      Adds the file popmsg.bmp"="16:29 05/05/13 84094 bytes
      Adds the file popdel.bmp"="16:29 05/05/13 5238 bytes
      Adds the file popclose.bmp"="16:28 05/05/13 5238 bytes
      Adds the file page6.bmp"="07:45 30/04/13 1131654 bytes
      Adds the file page5.bmp"="14:31 29/04/13 1131654 bytes
      Adds the file page4.bmp"="06:25 24/03/13 1131654 bytes
      Adds the file page3.bmp"="06:24 24/03/13 1131654 bytes
      Adds the file page2.bmp"="06:23 24/03/13 1131654 bytes
      Adds the file page1.bmp"="06:09 24/03/13 1131654 bytes
      Adds the file opt.bmp"="06:18 19/03/13 1348 bytes
      Adds the file mini.bmp"="06:19 19/03/13 1272 bytes
      Adds the file membtn.bmp"="06:28 24/03/13 49906 bytes
      Adds the file max.bmp"="06:19 19/03/13 1348 bytes
      Adds the file mainbar.bmp"="15:04 23/03/13 221454 bytes
      Adds the file iebtn.bmp"="06:27 24/03/13 49906 bytes
      Adds the file deletesbtn.bmp"="06:21 04/05/13 5774 bytes
      Adds the file deletebtn.bmp"="06:09 04/05/13 11286 bytes
      Adds the file del1.bmp"="06:17 19/03/13 29384 bytes
      Adds the file del0.bmp"="06:19 19/03/13 29384 bytes
      Adds the file close.bmp"="06:18 19/03/13 1272 bytes
      Adds the file check_t.bmp"="08:07 21/04/13 774 bytes
      Adds the file check_f.bmp"="08:07 21/04/13 774 bytes
      Adds the file btn51.bmp"="14:40 23/03/13 26674 bytes
      Adds the file btn50.bmp"="14:52 23/03/13 26674 bytes
      Adds the file btn41.bmp"="14:39 23/03/13 26674 bytes
      Adds the file btn40.bmp"="14:51 23/03/13 26674 bytes
      Adds the file btn31.bmp"="14:39 23/03/13 26674 bytes
      Adds the file btn30.bmp"="14:49 23/03/13 26674 bytes
      Adds the file btn21.bmp"="14:38 23/03/13 26674 bytes
      Adds the file btn20.bmp"="14:48 23/03/13 26674 bytes
      Adds the file btn11.bmp"="14:37 23/03/13 26674 bytes
      Adds the file btn10.bmp"="14:46 23/03/13 26674 bytes
      Adds the file boot_icon_01.bmp"="05:26 04/05/13 1494 bytes
      Adds the file alert.bmp"="10:28 01/05/13 407286 bytes


  Registry
  ===============
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\bizboan.exe]
      "(Default)"="'C:\Program Files\Bizboan\bizboan.exe'"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\�����]
      "Publisher"="'�ؽ�Ƽ��, Inc.'"
      "URLInfoAbout"="'http://www.bizboan.com'"
      "DisplayVersion"="'1.0'"
      "DisplayIcon"="'C:\Program Files\Bizboan\bizboan.exe'"
      "UninstallString"="'C:\Program Files\Bizboan\uninst.exe'"
      "DisplayName"="'����� 1.0'"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_BIZBOAN]
      "NextInstance"="1"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_BIZBOAN\0000]
      "DeviceDesc"="'bizboan ����'"
      "ClassGUID"="'{8ECC055D-047F-11D1-A537-0000F8753ED1}'"
      "Class"="'LegacyDriver'"
      "ConfigFlags"="0"
      "Legacy"="1"
      "Service"="'bizboan'"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_BIZBOAN\0000\Control]
      "ActiveService"="'bizboan'"
      "*NewlyCreated*"="0"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\bizboan]
      "Description"="'bizboan ���༭��'"
      "ObjectName"="'LocalSystem'
      "DisplayName"="'bizboan ����'"
      "ImagePath"="C:\Program Files\Bizboan\bizsvc.exe."
      "ErrorControl"="1"
      "Start"="2"
      "Type"="16"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\bizboan\Enum]
      "NextInstance"="1"
      "Count"="1"
      "0"="'Root\LEGACY_BIZBOAN\0000'"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\bizboan\Security]
      "Security"="................0.................................`......................................... ... ............"

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware log:
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware 1.75.0.1300
www.malwarebytes.org

Database version: v2013.05.29.02

Windows XP Service Pack 3 x86 NTFS
Internet Explorer 8.0.6001.18702
{username} :: MBAM-D3E8C91ACC [administrator]

5/29/2013 7:35:29 AM
mbam-log-2013-05-29 (07-35-29).txt

Scan type: Quick scan
Scan options enabled: Memory | Startup | Registry | File System | Heuristics/Extra | Heuristics/Shuriken | PUP | PUM
Scan options disabled: P2P
Objects scanned: 188452
Time elapsed: 50 second(s)

Memory Processes Detected: 2
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\bizboan.exe (Rogue.BizBoan) -> 1960 -> Delete on reboot.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\BizMon.exe (Rogue.BizBoan) -> 320 -> Delete on reboot.

Memory Modules Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys Detected: 4
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\bizboan (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKLM\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\bizboan.exe (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
HKLM\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Enum\Root\LEGACY_BIZBOAN (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Registry Values Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data Items Detected: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folders Detected: 2
C:\Program Files\Bizboan (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

Files Detected: 48
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\bizboan.exe (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\BizMon.exe (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Delete on reboot.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\bizsvc.exe (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\option.ini (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\bizstartup.exe (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\uninst.exe (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\deletebtn.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\alert.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\boot_icon_01.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\btn10.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\btn11.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\btn20.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\btn21.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\btn30.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\btn31.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\btn40.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\btn41.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\btn50.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\btn51.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\check_f.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\check_t.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\close.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\del0.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\del1.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\deletesbtn.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\iebtn.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\mainbar.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\max.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\membtn.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\mini.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\opt.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\page1.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\page2.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\page3.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\page4.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\page5.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\page6.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\popclose.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\popdel.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\popmsg.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\progray.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\progreen.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\Prohgress_04gray.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\rmain.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\s0.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\s1.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\t0.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.
C:\Program Files\Bizboan\img\t1.bmp (Rogue.BizBoan) -> Quarantined and deleted successfully.

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