Detailed TUT How to Make a Fake Program - Basic Fundamentals

Posted at Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Detailed TUT How to Make a Fake Program - Basic Fundamentals


Warning: Image Heavy, linked directly to imageshack

Having trouble infecting victims?
Want to steal those Facebook/Hotmail/Runescape/WoW accounts?
Tired of editing images of programs in Photoshop to trick victims into downloading your keylogger?
Perfect, my HD tutorial will teach you all how to create a very simple fake program to bind your server to.
NOTE: This does not teach you how to code a program, it teaches you how to make good looking fake program. Easier to take screen shots to prove and bind your servers to this.


  1. A brain
  2. A computer
  3. Intended victims
  4. Microsoft Visual Basic
  5. Download Here: Click Here


Step 1: Are you Stupid?

Install and Run Microsoft Visual Basic

Continue to Step 2
If you are stuck on this step, please do not read the rest of this tutorial.

Step 2: Start it!

Click "File"
Go to "New Project"
Select "Windows Form Application" from all the options provided
Continue to Step 3
If you are stuck on this step, please do not read the rest of this tutorial.

Step 3: Label it!
You will be presented with a blank, application template, with the name "Form 1"

  1. Go to the left side of the toolbar and drag out "Label" onto the blank form
  2. Left Click the Label and on the right hand bottom there should be a properties tab.
  3. Locate "Text"
  4. Left Click the box beside it with the words "Label1" edit that to the name of your program
  5. Scroll up locate "Font" and change the font to anything you like
  6. Click the form box
  7. On the left side look for "Text"
  8. Change this to the name you want for your program

Continue to Step 4
Image of how this all looks.

Step 4: Style it!

Now that you have labeled your form, lets style it.
  1. Go to
  2. Search for a nice image
  3. Save the image

Now that we have that down lets import it.
  1. Select "PictureBox" in 'toolbox' on the left side
  2. Drag "PictureBox" over to your form
  3. Locate the word image on the right side "Properties" tab
  4. Click the blank space on right of the word "Image"
  5. You will be presented with a window "Select Resource"
  6. You will have 2 options
    • Local Resource
    • Project Resource file:
  7. Select Local Resource
  8. Select "Import"
  9. Locate the image you searched earlier
  10. Click OK to finish
  11. Your image has been imported!

Comment: How the image import looks.
Now that we have an image, and made it all fancy, its still kind of blank.
Lets add some username and password boxes.

  1. Locate "Textbox" in the 'Toolbox' on the left side (Hope you know where this is by now)
  2. Drag 2 "Textbox" over to your form
  3. Congratulations you just made 2 text boxes
  4. Now go back to Step 3, follow the steps to label the 2 text boxes

Comment: Here is an image of how it looks thus far

Perfect! We got some fake log in form. Oh yea, we need a Log In button.
  1. Locate "Button" in the 'Toolbox'
  2. Drag the "Button" to the form
  3. Go change the name to "Log In" or whatever you want
    • Refer to step 3 if you don't know how to change the name of the Button, basically the same

Perfect, we got a nice looking fake bot with a non working login form. Lets keep going. We need some functions, or else people won't download this :(
  1. Locate "Checkbox" from 'Toolbox'
  2. Drag it over to the form
  3. Now change the name of the checkbox to anything you want
    • For the sake of this example I will name this "Collect Wood" and "Fish"

Comment: Image of how it looks so far:
Awesome, we got functions rocking. The fake program is pretty much done.
Continue to Step 5.

Step 5: Publish It!
Now that you are satisfied with your fake program, locate on your right hand side a tab called Solution Explorer. On top of "Form1.vb" there is a "My Project", double click this.
You now see a new page with the following on the left side:
  1. Application
  2. Compile
  3. Debug
  4. References
  5. Resources
  6. Services
  7. Settings
  8. Signing
  9. My Extensions
  10. Security
  11. Publish

Presently, you are on Application, with options such as "Assembly Name" and "Icon:" as well as "Assembly Information"
  1. Assembly Name: Name of Published Program
  2. Icon: Select the icon for your program. (Google if you have no *.ico)
  3. Assembly Information: Self-Explanatory, edit accordingly.

Comment: Image of this
When you are done editing those, go to "Publish"
Select where you want to Publish and press "Publish Now"
Congratulations you are done creating your fake program!

End Product:

What Now?

Now you spread your virus.


First, bind your server to this fake program. For the sake of making it unsuspicious, you can crypt it with a crypter.