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  1. What is MySafeSavings? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that MySafeSavings is adware. These adware applications display advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing. How do I know if my computer is affected by MySafeSavings? You may see this type of warning during install: and this entry in your list of installed programs: How did MySafeSavings get on my computer? Adware applications use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was bundled with other software. How do I remove MySafeSavings? Our program Malwarebytes Anti-Malware can detect and remove this potentially unwanted program. Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to your desktop. Double-click mbam-setup-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. At the end, be sure a check-mark is placed next to: Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Then click Finish. Once the program has loaded, select Scan Now. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu. If an update is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure. When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected. Restart your computer when prompted to do so. Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of MySafeSavings? No, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware removes MySafeSavings completely. How would the full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware help protect me? We hope our application and this guide have helped you eradicate this hijacker. As you can see below the full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware would have protected you against the MySafeSavings adware. It would have warned you before the adware could install itself, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late. Technical details for experts Possible signs in FRST logs: () C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\WindowsLogger\winlogger.exe () C:\Program Files (x86)\SafeSavings\mysafesavings.exe R2 lggr; C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\WindowsLogger\winlogger.exe [25088 2016-08-17] () [File not signed] C:\ProgramData\SafeSavings C:\Program Files (x86)\SafeSavings MySafeSavings (HKLM-x32\...\MySafeSavings) (Version: - ) Alterations made by the installer: File system details [View: All details] (Selection) --------------------------------------------------- Adds the folder C:\Program Files (x86)\SafeSavings Adds the file mysafesavings.exe"="8/17/2016 4:31 PM, 578048 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\WindowsLogger Adds the file winlogger.exe"="8/17/2016 4:31 PM, 25088 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\ProgramData\SafeSavings Adds the file backup.dat"="8/17/2016 4:31 PM, 578048 bytes, A Registry details [View: All details] (Selection) ------------------------------------------------ [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\MySafeSavings] "DisplayIcon"="REG_SZ", "C:\Program Files (x86)\SafeSavings\MySafeSavings.exe" "DisplayName"="REG_SZ", "MySafeSavings" "DisplayVersion"="REG_SZ", "" "EstimatedSize"="REG_DWORD", 564 "Publisher"="REG_SZ", "" "UninstallString"="REG_SZ", "explorer.exe http://uninstall.mysafesavings.com" [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\MySafeSavings] [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\lggr] "Description"="REG_SZ", "Windows unexpected exceptions logger." "DisplayName"="REG_SZ", "Windows Logger" "ErrorControl"="REG_DWORD", 1 "FailureActions"="REG_BINARY, ............d...d...d. "ImagePath"="REG_EXPAND_SZ, "C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\WindowsLogger\winlogger.exe -runcmd" "ObjectName"="REG_SZ", "LocalSystem" "Start"="REG_DWORD", 2 "Type"="REG_DWORD", 16 "WOW64"="REG_DWORD", 1 [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\lggr\Security] "Security"="REG_BINARY, ........0................p...."......................... ................................... [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\MySafeSavings] "id"="REG_SZ", "713792512348164" Malwarebytes Anti-Malware log: Malwarebytes Anti-Malware www.malwarebytes.org Scan Date: 8/22/2016 Scan Time: 12:32 PM Logfile: mbamMySafeSavings.txt Administrator: Yes Version: Malware Database: v2016.08.22.03 Rootkit Database: v2016.08.15.01 License: Premium Malware Protection: Disabled Malicious Website Protection: Enabled Self-protection: Enabled OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: {username} Scan Type: Threat Scan Result: Completed Objects Scanned: 318711 Time Elapsed: 9 min, 21 sec Memory: Enabled Startup: Enabled Filesystem: Enabled Archives: Enabled Rootkits: Enabled Heuristics: Enabled PUP: Enabled PUM: Enabled Processes: 2 PUP.Optional.MySafeSavings, C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\WindowsLogger\winlogger.exe, 3000, Delete-on-Reboot, [9d7e044a2e6cc175a2d3cb0552b229d7] PUP.Optional.MySafeSavings, C:\Program Files (x86)\SafeSavings\mysafesavings.exe, 3484, Delete-on-Reboot, [59c2b896f4a62a0c5a995d6b43bf857b] Modules: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Keys: 2 PUP.Optional.MySafeSavings, HKLM\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\SERVICES\lggr, Quarantined, [9d7e044a2e6cc175a2d3cb0552b229d7], PUP.Optional.MySafeSavings, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\MySafeSavings, Quarantined, [fc1f1836405a54e27add47ab9a69c33d], Registry Values: 1 PUP.Optional.MySafeSavings, HKLM\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\SERVICES\lggr|ImagePath, C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\WindowsLogger\winlogger.exe -runcmd, Quarantined, [7aa1014d980296a00f67e5ebbb49c838] Registry Data: 0 (No malicious items detected) Folders: 2 PUP.Optional.MySafeSavings, C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\WindowsLogger, Delete-on-Reboot, [9d7e044a2e6cc175a2d3cb0552b229d7], PUP.Optional.MySafeSavings, C:\Program Files (x86)\SafeSavings, Delete-on-Reboot, [59c2b896f4a62a0c5a995d6b43bf857b], Files: 2 PUP.Optional.MySafeSavings, C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\WindowsLogger\winlogger.exe, Delete-on-Reboot, [9d7e044a2e6cc175a2d3cb0552b229d7], PUP.Optional.MySafeSavings, C:\Program Files (x86)\SafeSavings\mysafesavings.exe, Delete-on-Reboot, [59c2b896f4a62a0c5a995d6b43bf857b], Physical Sectors: 0 (No malicious items detected) (end) As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware could have protected your computer against this threat. We use different ways of protecting your computer(s): Dynamically Blocks Malware Sites & Servers Malware Execution Prevention Save yourself the hassle and get protected.
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