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  1. What is Simple Word Count?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Simple Word Count is a browser hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice.Ths particular closes your tab on certain searchterms.How do I know if my computer is affected by Simple Word Count?You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:You may have noticed these warnings during install:How did Simple Word Count get on my computer?Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was downloaded from the webstore:after a redirect from their website:How do I remove Simple Word Count?Our program Malwarebytes can detect and remove this search hijacker. Please download Malwarebytes for Windows to your desktop. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen. Click on the Get started button. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan. When the scan is finished click Quarantine to remove the found threats. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process. Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of Simple Word Count? No, Malwarebytes removes Simple Word Count completely. How would the full version of Malwarebytes help protect me?We hope our application and this guide have helped you eradicate this hijacker.As you can see below Malwarebytes Browser Guard, and the full version of Malwarebytes would have protected you against the Simple Word Count hijacker. It would have blocked their website, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late. Technical details for expertsPossible signs in FRST logs: CHR Extension: (Simple Word Count) - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\jlgkpjoibfbejgfklnlnbpkoepnopipa Alterations made by the installer: File system details [View: All details] (Selection) --------------------------------------------------- Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\jlgkpjoibfbejgfklnlnbpkoepnopipa\1.1_0 Adds the file background.js"="4/19/2021 6:09 PM, 39103 bytes, A Adds the file icon.png"="5/6/2021 8:52 AM, 2429 bytes, A Adds the file jquery.min.js"="4/16/2021 4:33 AM, 89500 bytes, A Adds the file manifest.json"="5/6/2021 8:52 AM, 880 bytes, A Adds the file popup.html"="10/2/2013 2:11 PM, 313 bytes, A Adds the file popup.js"="10/2/2013 2:10 PM, 340 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\jlgkpjoibfbejgfklnlnbpkoepnopipa\1.1_0\_metadata Adds the file computed_hashes.json"="5/6/2021 8:52 AM, 1859 bytes, A Adds the file verified_contents.json"="4/19/2021 6:09 PM, 1840 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\jlgkpjoibfbejgfklnlnbpkoepnopipa Adds the file 000003.log"="5/6/2021 8:53 AM, 0 bytes, A Adds the file CURRENT"="5/6/2021 8:53 AM, 16 bytes, A Adds the file LOCK"="5/6/2021 8:53 AM, 0 bytes, A Adds the file LOG"="5/6/2021 8:53 AM, 369 bytes, A Adds the file MANIFEST-000001"="5/6/2021 8:53 AM, 41 bytes, A Registry details [View: All details] (Selection) ------------------------------------------------ [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs\Default\extensions.settings] "jlgkpjoibfbejgfklnlnbpkoepnopipa"="REG_SZ", "BDA787FBA76D9C32214F9921FAC4DD0B5DC80DEBC411BA5F032B810C29144A67" Malwarebytes log: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com -Log Details- Scan Date: 5/6/21 Scan Time: 9:13 AM Log File: 99099998-ae3a-11eb-a245-080027235d76.json -Software Information- Version: 4.3.0.98 Components Version: 1.0.1273 Update Package Version: 1.0.40159 License: Premium -System Information- OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: {username}-PC\{username} -Scan Summary- Scan Type: Threat Scan Scan Initiated By: Manual Result: Completed Objects Scanned: 233991 Threats Detected: 12 Threats Quarantined: 12 Time Elapsed: 2 min, 49 sec -Scan Options- Memory: Enabled Startup: Enabled Filesystem: Enabled Archives: Enabled Rootkits: Disabled Heuristics: Enabled PUP: Detect PUM: Detect -Scan Details- Process: 0 (No malicious items detected) Module: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Key: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Value: 1 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, HKCU\SOFTWARE\GOOGLE\CHROME\PREFERENCEMACS\Default\extensions.settings|jlgkpjoibfbejgfklnlnbpkoepnopipa, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , , Registry Data: 0 (No malicious items detected) Data Stream: 0 (No malicious items detected) Folder: 2 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Local Extension Settings\jlgkpjoibfbejgfklnlnbpkoepnopipa, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , , PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\JLGKPJOIBFBEJGFKLNLNBPKOEPNOPIPA, Quarantined, 337, 930412, 1.0.40159, , ame, , , File: 9 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Secure Preferences, Replaced, 337, 930412, , , , , 88656D28A2C1C01B3F7E2C1AE9B09643, 7803BAA31E448B4A5F6623789B0C2B0CA734B09AB660B1844F91E1B81B3F7413 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Preferences, Replaced, 337, 930412, , , , , ABBDA81D680D20880D7AB4777E6895A7, 5F54A384F0D3B05B980E47C1D0C2FC9595C6E578520C44442ABC0B0833CE544F PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\jlgkpjoibfbejgfklnlnbpkoepnopipa\000003.log, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , , PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\jlgkpjoibfbejgfklnlnbpkoepnopipa\CURRENT, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , 46295CAC801E5D4857D09837238A6394, 0F1BAD70C7BD1E0A69562853EC529355462FCD0423263A3D39D6D0D70B780443 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\jlgkpjoibfbejgfklnlnbpkoepnopipa\LOCK, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , , PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\jlgkpjoibfbejgfklnlnbpkoepnopipa\LOG, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , 8D664C64C7CF60E098EB21C01E15339E, 7287208DD4B951C89BD877F0D6D99B6C408BD0B1FFAE908D10AE74AA700FECF2 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\jlgkpjoibfbejgfklnlnbpkoepnopipa\LOG.old, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , 304F6D70D9F76D101EAB3B3B24E51A37, A70CF5D68E5B0E046BE10B717BCCF5F6216232E71A90A3A273D5A5B552950417 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\jlgkpjoibfbejgfklnlnbpkoepnopipa\MANIFEST-000001, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , 5AF87DFD673BA2115E2FCF5CFDB727AB, F9D31B278E215EB0D0E9CD709EDFA037E828F36214AB7906F612160FEAD4B2B4 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\JLGKPJOIBFBEJGFKLNLNBPKOEPNOPIPA\1.1_0\BACKGROUND.JS, Quarantined, 337, 930412, 1.0.40159, , ame, , 3BCE0550232E8BDEFF9288E892CDEE35, 211497F10FE380AE629BCF655B65504E75D1CAEC8B21AB261A91758EA26E3663 Physical Sector: 0 (No malicious items detected) WMI: 0 (No malicious items detected) (end) As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes 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.
  2. What is Note mini? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Note mini is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This particular one also adds advertisements to your search results in the form of recommended searches. How do I know if my computer is affected by Note mini? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and these warnings during install: and this browser menu option: How did Note mini get on my computer? Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was downloaded from the webstore: after a redirect from their website: How do I remove Note mini? Our program Malwarebytes can detect and remove this potentially unwanted program. Please download Malwarebytes for Windows to your desktop. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen. Click on the Get started button. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan. When the scan is finished click Quarantine to remove the found threats. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process. Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of Note mini? No, Malwarebytes removes Note mini completely. If you have allowed the notifications you can read here how to disable them. How would the full version of Malwarebytes help protect me? We hope our application and this guide have helped you eradicate this hijacker. As you can see below Malwarebytes Browser Guard, and the full version of Malwarebytes would have protected you against the Note mini hijacker. It would have blocked their website, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late. Technical details for experts Possible signs in FRST logs: CHR Extension: (Note mini) - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\apgpmkollndblcfccbaapjkfipfgfdnm [2021-04-28] Alterations made by the installer: File system details [View: All details] (Selection) --------------------------------------------------- Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\apgpmkollndblcfccbaapjkfipfgfdnm\1.1_0 Adds the file background.js"="4/15/2021 5:53 PM, 37262 bytes, A Adds the file jquery.js"="4/15/2021 1:10 AM, 266057 bytes, A Adds the file manifest.json"="4/28/2021 8:51 AM, 911 bytes, A Adds the file popup.html"="6/11/2016 8:11 AM, 568 bytes, A Adds the file popup.js"="4/15/2021 1:10 AM, 1693 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\apgpmkollndblcfccbaapjkfipfgfdnm\1.1_0\_metadata Adds the file computed_hashes.json"="4/28/2021 8:51 AM, 3983 bytes, A Adds the file verified_contents.json"="4/15/2021 5:54 PM, 1949 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\apgpmkollndblcfccbaapjkfipfgfdnm\1.1_0\css Adds the file popup.css"="6/11/2016 8:17 AM, 1550 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\apgpmkollndblcfccbaapjkfipfgfdnm\1.1_0\img Adds the file 128.png"="4/28/2021 8:51 AM, 1509 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\apgpmkollndblcfccbaapjkfipfgfdnm Adds the file 000003.log"="4/28/2021 8:51 AM, 28 bytes, A Adds the file CURRENT"="4/28/2021 8:51 AM, 16 bytes, A Adds the file LOCK"="4/28/2021 8:51 AM, 0 bytes, A Adds the file LOG"="4/28/2021 8:51 AM, 371 bytes, A Adds the file MANIFEST-000001"="4/28/2021 8:51 AM, 41 bytes, A Registry details [View: All details] (Selection) ------------------------------------------------ [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs\Default\extensions.settings] "apgpmkollndblcfccbaapjkfipfgfdnm"="REG_SZ", "FD79A3C4A6F2BBD17A214F878762A4A88BA9E8079B58C71286EB153D24D389D5" Malwarebytes log: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com -Log Details- Scan Date: 4/28/21 Scan Time: 10:05 AM Log File: 6ec8ce44-a7f8-11eb-9512-080027235d76.json -Software Information- Version: 4.3.0.98 Components Version: 1.0.1273 Update Package Version: 1.0.39889 License: Premium -System Information- OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: {username}-PC\{username} -Scan Summary- Scan Type: Threat Scan Scan Initiated By: Manual Result: Completed Objects Scanned: 233978 Threats Detected: 12 Threats Quarantined: 12 Time Elapsed: 2 min, 52 sec -Scan Options- Memory: Enabled Startup: Enabled Filesystem: Enabled Archives: Enabled Rootkits: Disabled Heuristics: Enabled PUP: Detect PUM: Detect -Scan Details- Process: 0 (No malicious items detected) Module: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Key: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Value: 1 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, HKCU\SOFTWARE\GOOGLE\CHROME\PREFERENCEMACS\Default\extensions.settings|apgpmkollndblcfccbaapjkfipfgfdnm, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , , Registry Data: 0 (No malicious items detected) Data Stream: 0 (No malicious items detected) Folder: 2 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Local Extension Settings\apgpmkollndblcfccbaapjkfipfgfdnm, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , , PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\APGPMKOLLNDBLCFCCBAAPJKFIPFGFDNM, Quarantined, 337, 930412, 1.0.39889, , ame, , , File: 9 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Secure Preferences, Replaced, 337, 930412, , , , , BF421AB39418671FA94C6A843965A1ED, 2D689B5F1798FB1F111CD6D38C9AD8A5FACBB33C4A37F1118F0CF8B3B6E9B499 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Preferences, Replaced, 337, 930412, , , , , 001F16DE5120CB662CEA9A8ED855FF0A, 1DA3811B5DA149677F14FB9F0363FE25E567D9472A056697C081481034533701 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\apgpmkollndblcfccbaapjkfipfgfdnm\000003.log, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , 438B64EB42EC35F87E12A69BD4CE3CE8, 8EFB32D41FF1E6B86D30340CA57D2C8BFCF633F1CAE190CFBDABAB4B03F2253D PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\apgpmkollndblcfccbaapjkfipfgfdnm\CURRENT, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , 46295CAC801E5D4857D09837238A6394, 0F1BAD70C7BD1E0A69562853EC529355462FCD0423263A3D39D6D0D70B780443 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\apgpmkollndblcfccbaapjkfipfgfdnm\LOCK, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , , PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\apgpmkollndblcfccbaapjkfipfgfdnm\LOG, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , 9453AAA0451CBCEAF82545EB67DB57A3, D8AC61D885633BA0B4615B3F22EA72C7FC01C2C49F3E75C5AF2B615ED396D455 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\apgpmkollndblcfccbaapjkfipfgfdnm\LOG.old, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , 41102C7EC51347C270E877FC77C7FA8F, C17A47B6AD796FED1BB916DCCB568C28CB1A33CBAAEF55AD59D98DB1621DF501 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\apgpmkollndblcfccbaapjkfipfgfdnm\MANIFEST-000001, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , 5AF87DFD673BA2115E2FCF5CFDB727AB, F9D31B278E215EB0D0E9CD709EDFA037E828F36214AB7906F612160FEAD4B2B4 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\APGPMKOLLNDBLCFCCBAAPJKFIPFGFDNM\1.1_0\BACKGROUND.JS, Quarantined, 337, 930412, 1.0.39889, , ame, , 0EA39B4C6FEC35E9FF9E8AB262F582A3, 5D500CED4AA1A0CE1DA163187E377ABD1186A66F7FAA51EEAE2D1BFD1D65DFD9 Physical Sector: 0 (No malicious items detected) WMI: 0 (No malicious items detected) (end) As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes 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.
  3. What is WordSearch? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that WordSearch is a browser hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. How do I know if my computer is affected by WordSearch? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and this changed right-click menu: You may have noticed these warnings during install: How did WordSearch get on my computer? Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was downloaded from the webstore: after a redirect from their website: How do I remove WordSearch? Our program Malwarebytes can detect and remove this search hijacker. Please download Malwarebytes for Windows to your desktop. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen. Click on the Get started button. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan. When the scan is finished click Quarantine to remove the found threats. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process. Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of WordSearch? No, Malwarebytes removes WordSearch completely. How would the full version of Malwarebytes help protect me? We hope our application and this guide have helped you eradicate this hijacker. As you can see below Malwarebytes Browser Guard, and the full version of Malwarebytes would have protected you against the WordSearch hijacker. It would have blocked their website, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late. Technical details for experts Possible signs in FRST logs: CHR Extension: (WordSearch) - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\innpdbbmelimplkgldglbjhakijpopla [2021-04-19] Alterations made by the installer: File system details [View: All details] (Selection) --------------------------------------------------- Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\innpdbbmelimplkgldglbjhakijpopla\2.0.13_0 Adds the file commons.js"="4/8/2021 6:07 PM, 2451 bytes, A Adds the file manifest.json"="4/19/2021 10:19 AM, 1044 bytes, A Adds the file release.js"="4/8/2021 6:39 PM, 5631 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\innpdbbmelimplkgldglbjhakijpopla\2.0.13_0\_metadata Adds the file computed_hashes.json"="4/19/2021 10:19 AM, 1907 bytes, A Adds the file verified_contents.json"="4/9/2021 2:58 PM, 2084 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\innpdbbmelimplkgldglbjhakijpopla\2.0.13_0\img Adds the file 128icon.png"="4/19/2021 10:19 AM, 8302 bytes, A Adds the file 16icon.png"="4/19/2021 10:19 AM, 811 bytes, A Adds the file 32icon.png"="4/19/2021 10:19 AM, 1783 bytes, A Adds the file 64icon.png"="4/19/2021 10:19 AM, 3846 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\innpdbbmelimplkgldglbjhakijpopla\2.0.13_0\parts Adds the file jquery.js"="4/6/2021 3:27 PM, 86670 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\innpdbbmelimplkgldglbjhakijpopla Adds the file 000003.log"="4/19/2021 10:22 AM, 90 bytes, A Adds the file CURRENT"="4/19/2021 10:19 AM, 16 bytes, A Adds the file LOCK"="4/19/2021 10:19 AM, 0 bytes, A Adds the file LOG"="4/19/2021 10:19 AM, 369 bytes, A Adds the file MANIFEST-000001"="4/19/2021 10:19 AM, 41 bytes, A Registry details [View: All details] (Selection) ------------------------------------------------ [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs\Default\extensions.settings] "innpdbbmelimplkgldglbjhakijpopla"="REG_SZ", "8483419B1242657E042A1AFD7FACAF5A9E334E8625A52CEFFFE4638914696AE1" Malwarebytes log: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com -Log Details- Scan Date: 4/19/21 Scan Time: 2:32 PM Log File: 4258f620-a10b-11eb-97e5-080027235d76.json -Software Information- Version: 4.3.0.98 Components Version: 1.0.1251 Update Package Version: 1.0.39571 License: Premium -System Information- OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: {username}-PC\{username} -Scan Summary- Scan Type: Threat Scan Scan Initiated By: Manual Result: Completed Objects Scanned: 233910 Threats Detected: 11 Threats Quarantined: 11 Time Elapsed: 4 min, 36 sec -Scan Options- Memory: Enabled Startup: Enabled Filesystem: Enabled Archives: Enabled Rootkits: Disabled Heuristics: Enabled PUP: Detect PUM: Detect -Scan Details- Process: 0 (No malicious items detected) Module: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Key: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Value: 1 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, HKCU\SOFTWARE\GOOGLE\CHROME\PREFERENCEMACS\Default\extensions.settings|innpdbbmelimplkgldglbjhakijpopla, Quarantined, 337, 932251, , , , , , Registry Data: 0 (No malicious items detected) Data Stream: 0 (No malicious items detected) Folder: 2 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Sync Extension Settings\innpdbbmelimplkgldglbjhakijpopla, Quarantined, 337, 932251, , , , , , PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\INNPDBBMELIMPLKGLDGLBJHAKIJPOPLA, Quarantined, 337, 932251, 1.0.39571, , ame, , , File: 8 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Secure Preferences, Replaced, 337, 932251, , , , , 5118A80A1E8B6A268C9A760C2E828FD2, 9B3BD33BD8A3BA8F5EBD5A87671CD94D297302DB213730E50D930A6C13645C71 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Preferences, Replaced, 337, 932251, , , , , FDBA95DF4869E5A2FFD6281A75B50D48, B64F781E0B4D80679145D26FE7C0711D1AB9A9E76B0594A6DBBB3A3AE9B6F558 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\innpdbbmelimplkgldglbjhakijpopla\000003.log, Quarantined, 337, 932251, , , , , F2F560E7831B3AFD850F710A7150003F, 2ECB374B9796ACCAFE2BEC87A85398BB9258CD0A9A3A4697408B2516224CFB56 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\innpdbbmelimplkgldglbjhakijpopla\CURRENT, Quarantined, 337, 932251, , , , , 46295CAC801E5D4857D09837238A6394, 0F1BAD70C7BD1E0A69562853EC529355462FCD0423263A3D39D6D0D70B780443 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\innpdbbmelimplkgldglbjhakijpopla\LOCK, Quarantined, 337, 932251, , , , , , PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\innpdbbmelimplkgldglbjhakijpopla\LOG, Quarantined, 337, 932251, , , , , C92E519822FFC265832681BE498414CE, B429A374230E932EFB462008B56D9E8396351182363EBF0E6ED26A6F329F6B5E PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\innpdbbmelimplkgldglbjhakijpopla\MANIFEST-000001, Quarantined, 337, 932251, , , , , 5AF87DFD673BA2115E2FCF5CFDB727AB, F9D31B278E215EB0D0E9CD709EDFA037E828F36214AB7906F612160FEAD4B2B4 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\INNPDBBMELIMPLKGLDGLBJHAKIJPOPLA\2.0.13_0\RELEASE.JS, Quarantined, 337, 932251, 1.0.39571, , ame, , 1934FBE94A663BCA895687C4881D611B, E42C752E9FA4D8B41E916179CC3A40AC066B907F78170112191CB3BD62B123AF Physical Sector: 0 (No malicious items detected) WMI: 0 (No malicious items detected) (end) As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes could have protected your computer against this threat. 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  4. What is Make changes? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Make changes is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This particular one closes your search tab and opens a new one with their own search engine and adds recommended searches. How do I know if my computer is affected by Make changes? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: You may have noticed these warnings during install: How did Make changes get on my computer? Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was downloaded from the webstore: after a redirect from their website: How do I remove Make changes? Our program Malwarebytes can detect and remove this search hijacker. Please download Malwarebytes for Windows to your desktop. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen. Click on the Get started button. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan. When the scan is finished click Quarantine to remove the found threats. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process. Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of Make changes? No, Malwarebytes removes Make changes completely. How would the full version of Malwarebytes help protect me? We hope our application and this guide have helped you eradicate this hijacker. As you can see below Malwarebytes Browser Guard, and the full version of Malwarebytes would have protected you against the Make changes hijacker. It would have blocked their website, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late. Technical details for experts Possible signs in FRST logs: CHR Extension: (Make changes) - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\jnhdmhdgchmakoekejhbffdpmelngcil [2021-04-13] Alterations made by the installer: File system details [View: All details] (Selection) --------------------------------------------------- Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\jnhdmhdgchmakoekejhbffdpmelngcil\1.1_0 Adds the file background.js"="4/8/2021 6:09 PM, 43997 bytes, A Adds the file content.js"="3/22/2021 8:17 PM, 2651 bytes, A Adds the file icon.png"="4/13/2021 8:38 AM, 13784 bytes, A Adds the file jquery-3.2.1.js"="6/26/2017 10:50 AM, 268039 bytes, A Adds the file manifest.json"="4/13/2021 8:38 AM, 955 bytes, A Adds the file popup.css"="6/29/2017 11:55 AM, 790 bytes, A Adds the file popup.html"="6/29/2017 11:54 AM, 1429 bytes, A Adds the file popup.js"="4/8/2021 2:59 AM, 4645 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\jnhdmhdgchmakoekejhbffdpmelngcil\1.1_0\_metadata Adds the file computed_hashes.json"="4/13/2021 8:38 AM, 4230 bytes, A Adds the file verified_contents.json"="4/8/2021 6:09 PM, 2055 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\jnhdmhdgchmakoekejhbffdpmelngcil Adds the file 000003.log"="4/13/2021 8:38 AM, 28 bytes, A Adds the file CURRENT"="4/13/2021 8:38 AM, 16 bytes, A Adds the file LOCK"="4/13/2021 8:38 AM, 0 bytes, A Adds the file LOG"="4/13/2021 8:38 AM, 185 bytes, A Adds the file MANIFEST-000001"="4/13/2021 8:38 AM, 41 bytes, A Registry details [View: All details] (Selection) ------------------------------------------------ [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs\Default\extensions.settings] "jnhdmhdgchmakoekejhbffdpmelngcil"="REG_SZ", "A5122C8140D8518769C450D07E58D821DAA362294B5167C68C90EB3F44556935" Malwarebytes log: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com -Log Details- Scan Date: 4/13/21 Scan Time: 11:37 AM Log File: ccb93eda-9c3b-11eb-9052-080027235d76.json -Software Information- Version: 4.3.0.98 Components Version: 1.0.1251 Update Package Version: 1.0.39357 License: Premium -System Information- OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: {username}-PC\{username} -Scan Summary- Scan Type: Threat Scan Scan Initiated By: Manual Result: Completed Objects Scanned: 233795 Threats Detected: 11 Threats Quarantined: 11 Time Elapsed: 2 min, 39 sec -Scan Options- Memory: Enabled Startup: Enabled Filesystem: Enabled Archives: Enabled Rootkits: Disabled Heuristics: Enabled PUP: Detect PUM: Detect -Scan Details- Process: 0 (No malicious items detected) Module: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Key: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Value: 1 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, HKCU\SOFTWARE\GOOGLE\CHROME\PREFERENCEMACS\Default\extensions.settings|jnhdmhdgchmakoekejhbffdpmelngcil, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , , Registry Data: 0 (No malicious items detected) Data Stream: 0 (No malicious items detected) Folder: 2 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Local Extension Settings\jnhdmhdgchmakoekejhbffdpmelngcil, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , , PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\JNHDMHDGCHMAKOEKEJHBFFDPMELNGCIL, Quarantined, 337, 930412, 1.0.39357, , ame, , , File: 8 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Secure Preferences, Replaced, 337, 930412, , , , , 3BCD87CC5F4A24F7084F757E7F2AC8CB, 63A06592BBB028FA1D98C9994044A12CB78DF1763BA06FCF915E92BAC5D928C6 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Preferences, Replaced, 337, 930412, , , , , D6011CF65F8B839FCF4A2091763924E0, 329977BA3105AF4D0A45E7F7A1BE1A82EF01DAA267FA4FAB6BED18425A6AC2C6 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\jnhdmhdgchmakoekejhbffdpmelngcil\000003.log, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , 438B64EB42EC35F87E12A69BD4CE3CE8, 8EFB32D41FF1E6B86D30340CA57D2C8BFCF633F1CAE190CFBDABAB4B03F2253D PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\jnhdmhdgchmakoekejhbffdpmelngcil\CURRENT, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , 46295CAC801E5D4857D09837238A6394, 0F1BAD70C7BD1E0A69562853EC529355462FCD0423263A3D39D6D0D70B780443 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\jnhdmhdgchmakoekejhbffdpmelngcil\LOCK, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , , PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\jnhdmhdgchmakoekejhbffdpmelngcil\LOG, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , B5CA5F1F86F2B5D825915F4C382AC72F, 64F08C0BEBDA351AE4D04289E9A67FF15A086C6EB1C7C8C781E9620BD8681FAB PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\jnhdmhdgchmakoekejhbffdpmelngcil\MANIFEST-000001, Quarantined, 337, 930412, , , , , 5AF87DFD673BA2115E2FCF5CFDB727AB, F9D31B278E215EB0D0E9CD709EDFA037E828F36214AB7906F612160FEAD4B2B4 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\JNHDMHDGCHMAKOEKEJHBFFDPMELNGCIL\1.1_0\BACKGROUND.JS, Quarantined, 337, 930412, 1.0.39357, , ame, , 3ADA351B6AD6A50FB0DD2EA64D6F074A, 5E8735A8B0546B7A7258B4592D9D532F960EC2D90A4CB6B3F8FC96C743BEF757 Physical Sector: 0 (No malicious items detected) WMI: 0 (No malicious items detected) (end) As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes could have protected your computer against this threat. 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  5. What is Quick App? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Quick App is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This particular one chnages your default search engine. How do I know if my computer is affected by Quick App? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: and this changed setting: You may have noticed these warnings during install: How did Quick App get on my computer? Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was downloaded from the webstore: after a redirect from their website: How do I remove Quick App? Our program Malwarebytes can detect and remove this search hijacker. Please download Malwarebytes for Windows to your desktop. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen. Click on the Get started button. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan. When the scan is finished click Quarantine to remove the found threats. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process. Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of Quick App? No, Malwarebytes removes Quick App completely. How would the full version of Malwarebytes help protect me? We hope our application and this guide have helped you eradicate this hijacker. As you can see below Malwarebytes Browser Guard, and the full version of Malwarebytes would have protected you against the Quick App hijacker. It would have blocked their website, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late. Technical details for experts Possible signs in FRST logs: CHR DefaultSearchURL: Default -> hxxps://www.quicknewtab.com/results.php?type=ds&src=extv2&e=google&q={searchTerms} CHR DefaultSearchKeyword: Default -> Quick CHR Extension: (Quick) - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\eehgikplhckpjnmmeofabmggefoipnog [2021-04-07] Alterations made by the installer: File system details [View: All details] (Selection) --------------------------------------------------- Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\eehgikplhckpjnmmeofabmggefoipnog\21.3.17_0 Adds the file background.js"="3/28/2021 10:49 PM, 1394 bytes, A Adds the file index.html"="3/28/2021 10:19 PM, 9849 bytes, A Adds the file manifest.json"="4/7/2021 8:53 AM, 1542 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\eehgikplhckpjnmmeofabmggefoipnog\21.3.17_0\_metadata Adds the file computed_hashes.json"="4/7/2021 8:53 AM, 3292 bytes, A Adds the file verified_contents.json"="3/28/2021 10:36 PM, 2303 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\eehgikplhckpjnmmeofabmggefoipnog\21.3.17_0\css Adds the file s.css"="12/7/2019 11:42 PM, 17942 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\eehgikplhckpjnmmeofabmggefoipnog\21.3.17_0\icons Adds the file button.png"="4/7/2021 8:53 AM, 941 bytes, A Adds the file icon128.png"="4/7/2021 8:53 AM, 16644 bytes, A Adds the file icon48.png"="4/7/2021 8:53 AM, 286 bytes, A Adds the file icon64.png"="4/7/2021 8:53 AM, 6589 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\eehgikplhckpjnmmeofabmggefoipnog\21.3.17_0\s Adds the file jquery.js"="12/6/2019 3:52 PM, 97166 bytes, A Adds the file s.js"="3/28/2021 10:35 PM, 61693 bytes, A Registry details [View: All details] (Selection) ------------------------------------------------ [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs\Default\extensions.settings] "eehgikplhckpjnmmeofabmggefoipnog"="REG_SZ", "7146279A05E43C16ABADD0DFFA9726D5243BE3C481A3A5ECC436F2E85A71A9AE" Malwarebytes log: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com -Log Details- Scan Date: 4/7/21 Scan Time: 2:12 PM Log File: 7f3371a8-979a-11eb-9e15-080027235d76.json -Software Information- Version: 4.3.0.98 Components Version: 1.0.1249 Update Package Version: 1.0.39187 License: Premium -System Information- OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: {username}-PC\{username} -Scan Summary- Scan Type: Threat Scan Scan Initiated By: Manual Result: Completed Objects Scanned: 233755 Threats Detected: 4 Threats Quarantined: 4 Time Elapsed: 2 min, 24 sec -Scan Options- Memory: Enabled Startup: Enabled Filesystem: Enabled Archives: Enabled Rootkits: Disabled Heuristics: Enabled PUP: Detect PUM: Detect -Scan Details- Process: 0 (No malicious items detected) Module: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Key: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Value: 1 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, HKCU\SOFTWARE\GOOGLE\CHROME\PREFERENCEMACS\Default\extensions.settings|eehgikplhckpjnmmeofabmggefoipnog, Quarantined, 336, 928822, , , , , , Registry Data: 0 (No malicious items detected) Data Stream: 0 (No malicious items detected) Folder: 1 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\Google\Chrome\USER DATA\Default\EXTENSIONS\eehgikplhckpjnmmeofabmggefoipnog, Quarantined, 336, 928822, 1.0.39187, , ame, , , File: 2 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Secure Preferences, Replaced, 336, 928822, , , , , 226666EA8717F009882A6BC253BACE9D, B002AA0C13F06729EB1FD6ED8F5443433B278EBCB651657B1980315A75AD06AD PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Preferences, Replaced, 336, 928822, , , , , FC912CFF12CECA69A8B4CE3B5E48B395, C7E0FB9473C836732379C7FCCA258918CCB85B2372E476B3574A698E73ADF008 Physical Sector: 0 (No malicious items detected) WMI: 0 (No malicious items detected) (end) As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes could have protected your computer against this threat. 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  6. What is Color page? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Color page is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This particular one closes your search tab and opens a new one with their own search engine. How do I know if my computer is affected by Color page? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: You may have noticed these warnings during install: How did Color page get on my computer? Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was downloaded from the webstore: after a redirect from their website: How do I remove Color page? Our program Malwarebytes can detect and remove this search hijacker. Please download Malwarebytes for Windows to your desktop. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen. Click on the Get started button. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan. When the scan is finished click Quarantine to remove the found threats. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process. Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of Color page? No, Malwarebytes removes Color page completely. How would the full version of Malwarebytes help protect me? We hope our application and this guide have helped you eradicate this hijacker. As you can see below Malwarebytes Browser Guard, and the full version of Malwarebytes would have protected you against the Color page hijacker. It would have blocked their website, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late. Technical details for experts Possible signs in FRST logs: CHR Extension: (Color page) - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\coamdeaenpoheelhimdnhlbfkaoajfog [2021-04-06] Alterations made by the installer: File system details [View: All details] (Selection) --------------------------------------------------- Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\coamdeaenpoheelhimdnhlbfkaoajfog\1.1_0 Adds the file background.js"="3/24/2021 7:36 PM, 44168 bytes, A Adds the file content.js"="3/22/2021 8:17 PM, 2651 bytes, A Adds the file icon.png"="4/6/2021 10:56 AM, 3643 bytes, A Adds the file jquery-3.2.1.js"="6/26/2017 10:50 AM, 268039 bytes, A Adds the file manifest.json"="4/6/2021 10:56 AM, 953 bytes, A Adds the file popup.css"="6/29/2017 11:55 AM, 790 bytes, A Adds the file popup.html"="6/29/2017 11:54 AM, 1429 bytes, A Adds the file popup.js"="3/22/2021 8:16 PM, 4641 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\coamdeaenpoheelhimdnhlbfkaoajfog\1.1_0\_metadata Adds the file computed_hashes.json"="4/6/2021 10:56 AM, 4230 bytes, A Adds the file verified_contents.json"="3/24/2021 7:40 PM, 2055 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\coamdeaenpoheelhimdnhlbfkaoajfog Adds the file 000003.log"="4/6/2021 10:57 AM, 0 bytes, A Adds the file CURRENT"="4/6/2021 10:57 AM, 16 bytes, A Adds the file LOCK"="4/6/2021 10:57 AM, 0 bytes, A Adds the file LOG"="4/6/2021 10:57 AM, 185 bytes, A Adds the file MANIFEST-000001"="4/6/2021 10:57 AM, 41 bytes, A Registry details [View: All details] (Selection) ------------------------------------------------ [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs\Default\extensions.settings] "coamdeaenpoheelhimdnhlbfkaoajfog"="REG_SZ", "D8ADD679600197724B54C73266CC3763541938858AADD3A1DDE002F255F69354" Malwarebytes log: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com -Log Details- Scan Date: 4/6/21 Scan Time: 12:52 PM Log File: 22c16698-96c6-11eb-8203-080027235d76.json -Software Information- Version: 4.3.0.98 Components Version: 1.0.1249 Update Package Version: 1.0.39149 License: Premium -System Information- OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: {username}-PC\{username} -Scan Summary- Scan Type: Threat Scan Scan Initiated By: Manual Result: Completed Objects Scanned: 233716 Threats Detected: 11 Threats Quarantined: 11 Time Elapsed: 2 min, 10 sec -Scan Options- Memory: Enabled Startup: Enabled Filesystem: Enabled Archives: Enabled Rootkits: Disabled Heuristics: Enabled PUP: Detect PUM: Detect -Scan Details- Process: 0 (No malicious items detected) Module: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Key: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Value: 1 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, HKCU\SOFTWARE\GOOGLE\CHROME\PREFERENCEMACS\Default\extensions.settings|coamdeaenpoheelhimdnhlbfkaoajfog, Quarantined, 336, 928503, , , , , , Registry Data: 0 (No malicious items detected) Data Stream: 0 (No malicious items detected) Folder: 2 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Local Extension Settings\coamdeaenpoheelhimdnhlbfkaoajfog, Quarantined, 336, 928503, , , , , , PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\Google\Chrome\USER DATA\Default\EXTENSIONS\coamdeaenpoheelhimdnhlbfkaoajfog, Quarantined, 336, 928503, 1.0.39149, , ame, , , File: 8 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Secure Preferences, Replaced, 336, 928503, , , , , 371906A6A0E099443741EAD24E3FD97B, 26945309E04F482623D05A0C1C85C83E9E698371FC846B8E33741B1E333DC284 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Preferences, Replaced, 336, 928503, , , , , 1E6A6B597A6C9440C2A219A898DCA94F, F221B53FFF23E3E5B6FD5B07945CCA3A43F6A31FA799F864DAB18556CAE4DD53 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\coamdeaenpoheelhimdnhlbfkaoajfog\000003.log, Quarantined, 336, 928503, , , , , , PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\coamdeaenpoheelhimdnhlbfkaoajfog\CURRENT, Quarantined, 336, 928503, , , , , 46295CAC801E5D4857D09837238A6394, 0F1BAD70C7BD1E0A69562853EC529355462FCD0423263A3D39D6D0D70B780443 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\coamdeaenpoheelhimdnhlbfkaoajfog\LOCK, Quarantined, 336, 928503, , , , , , PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\coamdeaenpoheelhimdnhlbfkaoajfog\LOG, Quarantined, 336, 928503, , , , , 46E88B6DF53F640D823C700C77F6AF88, 01679614B1D590740984E5D40C366883373A58930F724B519FFB54226BBCD6B8 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\coamdeaenpoheelhimdnhlbfkaoajfog\LOG.old, Quarantined, 336, 928503, , , , , 23A216C0F68D92B38863C591DEB03B42, 2C2B4AF0794A0943FED0B98F60369B289B79A773FD334A0409B739DC1CE33788 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\coamdeaenpoheelhimdnhlbfkaoajfog\MANIFEST-000001, Quarantined, 336, 928503, , , , , 5AF87DFD673BA2115E2FCF5CFDB727AB, F9D31B278E215EB0D0E9CD709EDFA037E828F36214AB7906F612160FEAD4B2B4 Physical Sector: 0 (No malicious items detected) WMI: 0 (No malicious items detected) (end) As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes could have protected your computer against this threat. 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  7. What is Search Button? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Search Button is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This particular one closes your search tab and opens a new one with their own search engine. It also adds recommended searches to the search results. How do I know if my computer is affected by Search Button? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: You may have noticed these warnings during install: How did Search Button get on my computer? Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was downloaded from the webstore: after a redirect from their website: How do I remove Search Button? Our program Malwarebytes can detect and remove this search hijacker. Please download Malwarebytes for Windows to your desktop. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen. Click on the Get started button. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan. When the scan is finished click Quarantine to remove the found threats. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process. Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of Search Button? No, Malwarebytes removes Search Button completely. How would the full version of Malwarebytes help protect me? We hope our application and this guide have helped you eradicate this hijacker. As you can see below Malwarebytes Browser Guard, and the full version of Malwarebytes would have protected you against the Search Button hijacker. It would have blocked their website, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late. Technical details for experts Possible signs in FRST logs: CHR Extension: (Search Button) - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\imomoaphompmapmhcdioafbdmgnmdagk [2021-03-24] Alterations made by the installer: File system details [View: All details] (Selection) --------------------------------------------------- Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\imomoaphompmapmhcdioafbdmgnmdagk\2.2.6_0 Adds the file gainsay.js"="3/21/2021 8:57 AM, 9310 bytes, A Adds the file harmonised.html"="3/20/2021 11:40 AM, 1721 bytes, A Adds the file jquery-3.5.1.min.js.js"="3/19/2021 10:48 PM, 89502 bytes, A Adds the file manifest.json"="3/24/2021 4:08 PM, 1034 bytes, A Adds the file postpones.js"="3/19/2021 10:48 PM, 2296 bytes, A Adds the file recrystallized.css"="3/19/2021 10:48 PM, 2949 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\imomoaphompmapmhcdioafbdmgnmdagk\2.2.6_0\_metadata Adds the file computed_hashes.json"="3/24/2021 4:08 PM, 2303 bytes, A Adds the file verified_contents.json"="3/21/2021 8:56 AM, 2545 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\imomoaphompmapmhcdioafbdmgnmdagk\2.2.6_0\icons Adds the file camp.png"="3/19/2021 10:48 PM, 1910 bytes, A Adds the file gate.png"="3/24/2021 4:08 PM, 3253 bytes, A Adds the file happen.png"="3/24/2021 4:08 PM, 1300 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\imomoaphompmapmhcdioafbdmgnmdagk\2.2.6_0\img Adds the file fists.png"="3/19/2021 10:48 PM, 1310 bytes, A Adds the file pry.svg"="3/19/2021 10:48 PM, 298 bytes, A Adds the file search.svg"="3/19/2021 10:48 PM, 298 bytes, A Registry details [View: All details] (Selection) ------------------------------------------------ [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs\Default\extensions.settings] "imomoaphompmapmhcdioafbdmgnmdagk"="REG_SZ", "BEC687613EEEBB2297178BE6DD85EF64FCCE284D2D22BD5FF37D174EA80CA3F5" Malwarebytes log: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com -Log Details- Scan Date: 3/25/21 Scan Time: 11:14 AM Log File: daac21b2-8d52-11eb-b800-080027235d76.json -Software Information- Version: 4.3.0.98 Components Version: 1.0.1217 Update Package Version: 1.0.38671 License: Premium -System Information- OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: {username}-PC\{username} -Scan Summary- Scan Type: Threat Scan Scan Initiated By: Manual Result: Completed Objects Scanned: 233550 Threats Detected: 5 Threats Quarantined: 5 Time Elapsed: 2 min, 3 sec -Scan Options- Memory: Enabled Startup: Enabled Filesystem: Enabled Archives: Enabled Rootkits: Disabled Heuristics: Enabled PUP: Detect PUM: Detect -Scan Details- Process: 0 (No malicious items detected) Module: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Key: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Value: 1 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, HKCU\SOFTWARE\GOOGLE\CHROME\PREFERENCEMACS\Default\extensions.settings|imomoaphompmapmhcdioafbdmgnmdagk, Quarantined, 336, 924465, , , , , , Registry Data: 0 (No malicious items detected) Data Stream: 0 (No malicious items detected) Folder: 1 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\IMOMOAPHOMPMAPMHCDIOAFBDMGNMDAGK, Quarantined, 336, 924465, 1.0.38671, , ame, , , File: 3 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Secure Preferences, Replaced, 336, 924465, , , , , F4F2AE6742A7D8C80D7F3EF2D07B4CBA, 43C75C105017B56B7496F10DD750088134A6C6F27F525D5C3F3A544D613246C3 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Preferences, Replaced, 336, 924465, , , , , A2B83484A45AC33AE42249E4266B743F, 61ADEB434A1EF8669FA325E562C2660C14DBFA3AB87CD07FE7E320BFB31D2994 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\IMOMOAPHOMPMAPMHCDIOAFBDMGNMDAGK\2.2.6_0\MANIFEST.JSON, Quarantined, 336, 924465, 1.0.38671, , ame, , CB9C0AA8BFDD23518B8C921009854FC8, 5BAA333D0F4B591E641C0C9E90EDC1B485394B47CE57C14E9542E4C1631FBBF4 Physical Sector: 0 (No malicious items detected) WMI: 0 (No malicious items detected) (end) As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes could have protected your computer against this threat. 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  8. What is WebSecurerr Browser Protection?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that WebSecurerr Browser Protection is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice.This particular one changes your default search engine.How do I know if my computer is affected by WebSecurerr Browser Protection?You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:and this changed setting:You may have noticed these warnings during install:How did WebSecurerr Browser Protection get on my computer?Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was downloaded from the webstore:after a redirect from their website:How do I remove WebSecurerr Browser Protection?Our program Malwarebytes can detect and remove this search hijacker. Please download Malwarebytes for Windows to your desktop. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen. Click on the Get started button. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan. When the scan is finished click Quarantine to remove the found threats. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process. Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of WebSecurerr Browser Protection? No, Malwarebytes removes WebSecurerr Browser Protection completely. How would the full version of Malwarebytes 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 would have protected you against the WebSecurerr Browser Protection hijacker. It would have blocked their servers, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late. Technical details for expertsPossible signs in FRST logs: CHR DefaultSearchURL: Default -> hxxps://go.searchsecurer.com/?a=gsp_stra_00_00&q={searchTerms} CHR DefaultSearchKeyword: Default -> keyword.WebSecurerr CHR DefaultSuggestURL: Default -> hxxps://go.searchsecurer.com/suggest?a=gsp_stra_00_00&q={searchTerms} CHR Extension: (WebSecurerr) - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\odlnghcomkeenpeblhddfpacdncfjmna [2020-12-17] Alterations made by the installer: File system details [View: All details] (Selection) --------------------------------------------------- Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\odlnghcomkeenpeblhddfpacdncfjmna\1.1.1_0 Adds the file 404.png"="5/6/2020 8:28 PM, 2685 bytes, A Adds the file background.html"="6/8/2020 4:02 PM, 460 bytes, A Adds the file b-s.png"="4/28/2020 12:26 PM, 1587 bytes, A Adds the file b-x.png"="4/28/2020 12:22 PM, 1082 bytes, A Adds the file error.html"="5/21/2020 2:33 PM, 2084 bytes, A Adds the file icon_search.png"="4/28/2020 2:37 PM, 1707 bytes, A Adds the file icon128.png"="12/17/2020 8:55 AM, 3286 bytes, A Adds the file icon16.png"="12/17/2020 8:55 AM, 452 bytes, A Adds the file icon48.png"="12/17/2020 8:55 AM, 1318 bytes, A Adds the file manifest.json"="12/17/2020 8:55 AM, 2265 bytes, A Adds the file newtab.html"="5/21/2020 2:33 PM, 1791 bytes, A Adds the file popup.html"="6/3/2020 3:02 AM, 253 bytes, A Adds the file warning.html"="6/3/2020 3:02 AM, 1226 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\odlnghcomkeenpeblhddfpacdncfjmna\1.1.1_0\_metadata Adds the file computed_hashes.json"="12/17/2020 8:55 AM, 4764 bytes, A Adds the file verified_contents.json"="11/10/2020 12:35 PM, 4883 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\odlnghcomkeenpeblhddfpacdncfjmna\1.1.1_0\assets Adds the file close_btn.png"="4/11/2020 3:06 PM, 564 bytes, A Adds the file logo.svg"="4/18/2020 6:59 PM, 2695 bytes, A Adds the file safe_icon.svg"="4/18/2020 7:00 PM, 1655 bytes, A Adds the file search_icon.svg"="4/18/2020 6:56 PM, 1859 bytes, A Adds the file unsafe_icon.svg"="4/18/2020 7:00 PM, 1655 bytes, A Adds the file warning.svg"="4/18/2020 6:54 PM, 3295 bytes, A Adds the file warning_icon.svg"="4/18/2020 6:55 PM, 951 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\odlnghcomkeenpeblhddfpacdncfjmna\1.1.1_0\js Adds the file eventPage.js"="11/8/2020 3:00 AM, 6598 bytes, A Adds the file newtab.js"="11/8/2020 3:00 AM, 3740 bytes, A Adds the file notFoundPage.js"="11/8/2020 3:00 AM, 1598 bytes, A Adds the file popup.css"="11/8/2020 3:00 AM, 2846 bytes, A Adds the file popup.js"="11/8/2020 3:00 AM, 133786 bytes, A Adds the file warningPage.css"="11/8/2020 3:00 AM, 2797 bytes, A Adds the file warningPage.js"="11/8/2020 3:00 AM, 1811 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\odlnghcomkeenpeblhddfpacdncfjmna\1.1.1_0\rc Adds the file 404.png"="5/6/2020 8:28 PM, 2685 bytes, A Adds the file b-s.png"="4/28/2020 12:26 PM, 1587 bytes, A Adds the file b-x.png"="4/28/2020 12:22 PM, 1082 bytes, A Adds the file icon_search.png"="4/28/2020 2:37 PM, 1707 bytes, A Adds the file icon16.png"="4/10/2020 12:54 PM, 473 bytes, A Adds the file styles.css"="6/3/2020 3:02 AM, 5638 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\IndexedDB\chrome-extension_odlnghcomkeenpeblhddfpacdncfjmna_0.indexeddb.leveldb Adds the file 000003.log"="12/17/2020 8:55 AM, 26518 bytes, A Adds the file CURRENT"="12/17/2020 8:55 AM, 16 bytes, A Adds the file LOCK"="12/17/2020 8:55 AM, 0 bytes, A Adds the file LOG"="12/17/2020 8:55 AM, 206 bytes, A Adds the file MANIFEST-000001"="12/17/2020 8:55 AM, 23 bytes, A Registry details [View: All details] (Selection) ------------------------------------------------ [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs\Default\extensions.settings] "odlnghcomkeenpeblhddfpacdncfjmna"="REG_SZ", "F22D42361972A7468423EECB1B3146C1261550FB706BFA42A8829062E7EC16B1" Malwarebytes log: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com -Log Details- Scan Date: 12/17/20 Scan Time: 9:05 AM Log File: af3159be-403e-11eb-bca3-080027235d76.json -Software Information- Version: 4.3.0.98 Components Version: 1.0.1130 Update Package Version: 1.0.34445 License: Premium -System Information- OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: {computername}\{username} -Scan Summary- Scan Type: Threat Scan Scan Initiated By: Manual Result: Completed Objects Scanned: 232229 Threats Detected: 5 Threats Quarantined: 5 Time Elapsed: 3 min, 41 sec -Scan Options- Memory: Enabled Startup: Enabled Filesystem: Enabled Archives: Enabled Rootkits: Disabled Heuristics: Enabled PUP: Detect PUM: Detect -Scan Details- Process: 0 (No malicious items detected) Module: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Key: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Value: 1 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, HKCU\SOFTWARE\GOOGLE\CHROME\PREFERENCEMACS\Default\extensions.settings|odlnghcomkeenpeblhddfpacdncfjmna, Quarantined, 9628, 888593, , , , , , Registry Data: 0 (No malicious items detected) Data Stream: 0 (No malicious items detected) Folder: 1 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\ODLNGHCOMKEENPEBLHDDFPACDNCFJMNA, Quarantined, 9628, 888593, 1.0.34445, , ame, , , File: 3 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Secure Preferences, Replaced, 9628, 888593, , , , , 77B2012A3938A3CE1EB0979EB1FC503A, A06C7B6FBA72520B2040F7F0E757F3D4CDCAF4A39773E3C2852EBE9758F8B3E8 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Preferences, Replaced, 9628, 888593, , , , , 316984A04796149E3A1B181C92B600EA, C03BF65BE470A018B52271B0DE32B4D127D4786714DB97D7C0B53032AA9E43BD PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\ODLNGHCOMKEENPEBLHDDFPACDNCFJMNA\1.1.1_0\MANIFEST.JSON, Quarantined, 9628, 888593, 1.0.34445, , ame, , BC49A97D1372C636260AF8CF82DDC78B, A1E4C8375FB5E8A32F368104C9784E94A58F18117334637E4D8D62D04116BD84 Physical Sector: 0 (No malicious items detected) WMI: 0 (No malicious items detected) (end) As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes 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.
  9. What is PopStop?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that PopStop is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice.This particular one redirects your searches to search-7[.]com.How do I know if my computer is affected by PopStop?You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:You may have noticed these warnings during install:How did PopStop get on my computer?Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was downloaded from the webstore:where it is advertised as a pop-up blocker.How do I remove PopStop?Our program Malwarebytes can detect and remove this potentially unwanted program. Please download Malwarebytes for Windows to your desktop. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen. Click on the Get started button. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan. When the scan is finished click Quarantine to remove the found threats. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process. Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of PopStop? No, Malwarebytes removes PopStop completely. How would the full version of Malwarebytes help protect me?We hope our application and this guide have helped you eradicate this hijacker.As you can see below Malwarebytes Browser Guard, and the full version of Malwarebytes would have protected you against the PopStop hijacker. It would have blocked their website, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late. Technical details for expertsPossible signs in FRST logs: CHR Extension: (PopStop) - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\dpnebmclcgcbggnhicpocghdhjmdgklf [2020-07-22] Alterations made by the installer: File system details [View: All details] (Selection) --------------------------------------------------- Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\dpnebmclcgcbggnhicpocghdhjmdgklf\1.2_0 Adds the file app.js"="7/9/2020 6:40 PM, 3559 bytes, A Adds the file background.html"="5/7/2020 12:24 AM, 150 bytes, A Adds the file manifest.json"="7/22/2020 8:54 AM, 893 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\dpnebmclcgcbggnhicpocghdhjmdgklf\1.2_0\_metadata Adds the file computed_hashes.json"="7/22/2020 8:54 AM, 343 bytes, A Adds the file verified_contents.json"="7/9/2020 6:40 PM, 1736 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\dpnebmclcgcbggnhicpocghdhjmdgklf\1.2_0\img Adds the file icon.png"="7/22/2020 8:54 AM, 5343 bytes, A Adds the file tab.png"="7/22/2020 8:54 AM, 253 bytes, A Registry details [View: All details] (Selection) ------------------------------------------------ [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs\Default\extensions.settings] "dpnebmclcgcbggnhicpocghdhjmdgklf"="REG_SZ", "2DDD5799036339CB1E72E6484BB617A917F647DC2A76DFE259D36C7E64D8F4B3" Malwarebytes log: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com -Log Details- Scan Date: 7/22/20 Scan Time: 9:05 AM Log File: abac86fc-cbe9-11ea-b643-00ffdcc6fdfc.json -Software Information- Version: 4.1.2.73 Components Version: 1.0.979 Update Package Version: 1.0.27207 License: Premium -System Information- OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: {computername}\{username} -Scan Summary- Scan Type: Threat Scan Scan Initiated By: Manual Result: Completed Objects Scanned: 231756 Threats Detected: 5 Threats Quarantined: 5 Time Elapsed: 5 min, 28 sec -Scan Options- Memory: Enabled Startup: Enabled Filesystem: Enabled Archives: Enabled Rootkits: Disabled Heuristics: Enabled PUP: Detect PUM: Detect -Scan Details- Process: 0 (No malicious items detected) Module: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Key: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Value: 1 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, HKCU\SOFTWARE\GOOGLE\CHROME\PREFERENCEMACS\Default\extensions.settings|dpnebmclcgcbggnhicpocghdhjmdgklf, Quarantined, 332, 842400, , , , Registry Data: 0 (No malicious items detected) Data Stream: 0 (No malicious items detected) Folder: 1 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\DPNEBMCLCGCBGGNHICPOCGHDHJMDGKLF, Quarantined, 332, 842400, 1.0.27207, , ame, File: 3 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Secure Preferences, Replaced, 332, 842400, , , , PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Preferences, Replaced, 332, 842400, , , , PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\DPNEBMCLCGCBGGNHICPOCGHDHJMDGKLF\1.2_0\MANIFEST.JSON, Quarantined, 332, 842400, 1.0.27207, , ame, Physical Sector: 0 (No malicious items detected) WMI: 0 (No malicious items detected) (end) As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes 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.
  10. What is Mazy Search? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Mazy Search is a search hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. How do I know if my computer is affected by Mazy Search? You may see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions: with this description: this icon in the Chrome menu-bar: and this changed setting: You may have noticed these warnings during install: and this type of notifications about changed policy: How did Mazy Search get on my computer? Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was installed by a bundler. How do I remove Mazy Search? Our program Malwarebytes can detect and remove this potentially unwanted program. Please download Malwarebytes for Windows to your desktop. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen. Click on the Get started button. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan. When the scan is finished click Quarantine to remove the found threats. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process. Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of Mazy Search? No, Malwarebytes removes Mazy Search completely. How would the full version of Malwarebytes help protect me? We hope our application and this guide have helped you eradicate this hijacker. As you can see below Malwarebytes Browser Guard, and the full version of Malwarebytes would have protected you against the Mazy Search hijacker. It would have blocked their installer, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late. Technical details for experts Possible signs in FRST logs: CHR HKLM\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google: Restriction <==== ATTENTION CHR DefaultSearchURL: Default -> hxxps://browser.mazysearch.com/?q={searchTerms} CHR DefaultSearchKeyword: Default -> Mazy CHR Extension: (Mazy) - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji [2020-06-08] Alterations made by the installer: File system details [View: All details] (Selection) --------------------------------------------------- Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji\1.1.22_0 Adds the file manifest.json"="6/8/2020 9:02 AM, 1706 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji\1.1.22_0\_metadata Adds the file computed_hashes.json"="6/8/2020 9:02 AM, 3279 bytes, A Adds the file verified_contents.json"="5/20/2020 1:30 PM, 2208 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji\1.1.22_0\image Adds the file 128.png"="6/8/2020 9:02 AM, 6946 bytes, A Adds the file 16.png"="6/8/2020 9:02 AM, 461 bytes, A Adds the file 32.png"="6/8/2020 9:02 AM, 1258 bytes, A Adds the file 48.png"="6/8/2020 9:02 AM, 4218 bytes, A Adds the file 64.png"="6/8/2020 9:02 AM, 3087 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji\1.1.22_0\js Adds the file background.js"="5/20/2020 12:52 PM, 3279 bytes, A Adds the file jquery-2.2.4.js"="3/27/2020 8:37 PM, 257286 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji\1.1.22_0\options Adds the file options.html"="5/20/2020 12:52 PM, 2275 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji Adds the file 000003.log"="6/8/2020 9:07 AM, 61 bytes, A Adds the file CURRENT"="6/8/2020 9:02 AM, 16 bytes, A Adds the file LOCK"="6/8/2020 9:02 AM, 0 bytes, A Adds the file LOG"="6/8/2020 9:07 AM, 184 bytes, A Adds the file MANIFEST-000001"="6/8/2020 9:02 AM, 41 bytes, A Registry details [View: All details] (Selection) ------------------------------------------------ [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Chromium\ExtensionInstallForcelist] "1"="REG_SZ", "fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji;https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx" [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Google\Chrome\ExtensionInstallForcelist] "1"="REG_SZ", "fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji;https://clients2.google.com/service/update2/crx" [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs\Default\extensions.settings] "fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji"="REG_SZ", "3191F48A9FEB7E6BCB0BC4BA4779AD8BBA2B6CE6A5B4B968657465F5995CA17A" Malwarebytes log: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com -Log Details- Scan Date: 6/8/20 Scan Time: 9:16 AM Log File: febca372-a957-11ea-9770-00ffdcc6fdfc.json -Software Information- Version: 4.1.0.56 Components Version: 1.0.931 Update Package Version: 1.0.25206 License: Premium -System Information- OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: {computername}\{username} -Scan Summary- Scan Type: Threat Scan Scan Initiated By: Manual Result: Completed Objects Scanned: 232315 Threats Detected: 24 Threats Quarantined: 24 Time Elapsed: 2 min, 45 sec -Scan Options- Memory: Enabled Startup: Enabled Filesystem: Enabled Archives: Enabled Rootkits: Disabled Heuristics: Enabled PUP: Detect PUM: Detect -Scan Details- Process: 0 (No malicious items detected) Module: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Key: 4 PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, HKLM\SOFTWARE\POLICIES\GOOGLE\CHROME, Quarantined, 15168, -1, 0.0.0, , action, PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\POLICIES\GOOGLE\CHROME, Quarantined, 15168, -1, 0.0.0, , action, PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, HKLM\SOFTWARE\POLICIES\CHROMIUM, Quarantined, 15168, -1, 0.0.0, , action, PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\POLICIES\CHROMIUM, Quarantined, 15168, -1, 0.0.0, , action, Registry Value: 3 PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, HKLM\SOFTWARE\POLICIES\GOOGLE\CHROME\ExtensionInstallForcelist|1, Quarantined, 15168, 828115, , , , PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\POLICIES\GOOGLE\CHROME\ExtensionInstallForcelist|1, Quarantined, 15168, 828115, , , , PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, HKCU\SOFTWARE\GOOGLE\CHROME\PREFERENCEMACS\Default\extensions.settings|fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji, Quarantined, 15168, 828115, , , , Registry Data: 0 (No malicious items detected) Data Stream: 0 (No malicious items detected) Folder: 3 PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Local Extension Settings\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji, Quarantined, 15168, 828115, , , , PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Sync Extension Settings\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji, Quarantined, 15168, 828115, , , , PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\FIFAILMMMLKDABFKKOEJGFFJDFGBIEJI, Quarantined, 15168, 828115, 1.0.25206, , ame, File: 14 PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Secure Preferences, Replaced, 15168, 828115, , , , PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Preferences, Replaced, 15168, 828115, , , , PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji\000003.log, Quarantined, 15168, 828115, , , , PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji\CURRENT, Quarantined, 15168, 828115, , , , PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji\LOCK, Quarantined, 15168, 828115, , , , PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji\LOG, Quarantined, 15168, 828115, , , , PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji\MANIFEST-000001, Quarantined, 15168, 828115, , , , PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji\000003.log, Quarantined, 15168, 828115, , , , PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji\CURRENT, Quarantined, 15168, 828115, , , , PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji\LOCK, Quarantined, 15168, 828115, , , , PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji\LOG, Quarantined, 15168, 828115, , , , PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\fifailmmmlkdabfkkoejgffjdfgbieji\MANIFEST-000001, Quarantined, 15168, 828115, , , , PUP.Optional.SearchHijack.Generic.ChrPRST, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\FIFAILMMMLKDABFKKOEJGFFJDFGBIEJI\1.1.22_0\MANIFEST.JSON, Quarantined, 15168, 828115, 1.0.25206, , ame, PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Secure Preferences, Replaced, 330, 828116, 1.0.25206, , ame, Physical Sector: 0 (No malicious items detected) WMI: 0 (No malicious items detected) (end) As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes 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.
  11. What is Pics4NewTab?The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Pics4NewTab is a browser NewTab. These so-called "NewTabs" can manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice.How do I know if my computer is affected by Pics4NewTab?You may see this browser extension:these warnings during install:You may see this icon in your browsers menu-bar:this new startpage:and this new setting:How did Pics4NewTab get on my computer?Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was downloaded from the webstore:after a redirect from their website:How do I remove Pics4NewTab?Our program Malwarebytes can detect and remove this potentially unwanted program.You can use their own uninstall instructions first, but I would advise to follow the steps below anyway. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop. Double-click mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. Then click Finish. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu. If another update of the definitions 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 Pics4NewTab? No, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware removes Pics4NewTab completely. If your browsers have been hijacked, you should read our Restore Browser page. You can read there how to fix additional browser redirect methods. How would the full version of Malwarebytes 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 would have protected you against the Pics4NewTab hijacker. It would have blocked their site, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late. Technical details for expertsPossible signs in a FRST log: CHR NewTab: Default -> Active:"chrome-extension://paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod/html/newtab.html" CHR Extension: (Pics4NewTab) - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod [2019-05-24] Significant changes made by the installers: File system details [View: All details] (Selection) --------------------------------------------------- Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod\1.0.698.244_0 Adds the file Archive created by free jZip.url"="11/26/2013 11:21 AM, 58 bytes, A Adds the file manifest.json"="5/24/2019 11:32 AM, 1083 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod\1.0.698.244_0\_metadata Adds the file computed_hashes.json"="5/24/2019 11:32 AM, 791 bytes, A Adds the file verified_contents.json"="5/14/2018 8:49 AM, 2140 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod\1.0.698.244_0\html Adds the file newtab.html"="5/14/2018 8:43 AM, 212 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod\1.0.698.244_0\icons Adds the file checker.gif"="5/14/2018 8:43 AM, 1095 bytes, A Adds the file Pics4NewTab-128.png"="5/24/2019 11:32 AM, 9393 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod\1.0.698.244_0\js Adds the file background.js"="5/14/2018 8:43 AM, 10992 bytes, A Adds the file brand.js"="5/14/2018 8:43 AM, 410 bytes, A Adds the file newtab.js"="5/14/2018 8:43 AM, 111 bytes, A Registry details [View: All details] (Selection) ------------------------------------------------ [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs\Default\extensions.settings] "paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod"="REG_SZ", "8BA3760FD17BC14D6CE0594FC0E0D1A5EB02B3A06E1D8ECA99A9EC555345A883" The Malwarebytes scan log: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com -Log Details- Scan Date: 5/24/19 Scan Time: 11:19 AM Log File: fe53534c-7e04-11e9-b4c6-00ffdcc6fdfc.json -Software Information- Version: 3.7.1.2839 Components Version: 1.0.586 Update Package Version: 1.0.10750 License: Premium -System Information- OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: {computername}\{username} -Scan Summary- Scan Type: Threat Scan Scan Initiated By: Manual Result: Completed Objects Scanned: 236434 Threats Detected: 19 Threats Quarantined: 19 Time Elapsed: 8 min, 12 sec -Scan Options- Memory: Enabled Startup: Enabled Filesystem: Enabled Archives: Enabled Rootkits: Enabled Heuristics: Enabled PUP: Detect PUM: Detect -Scan Details- Process: 0 (No malicious items detected) Module: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Key: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Value: 1 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, HKCU\SOFTWARE\GOOGLE\CHROME\PREFERENCEMACS\Default\extensions.settings|paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod, Quarantined, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 Registry Data: 0 (No malicious items detected) Data Stream: 0 (No malicious items detected) Folder: 6 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod, Quarantined, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod\1.0.698.244_0\_metadata, Quarantined, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod\1.0.698.244_0\icons, Quarantined, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod\1.0.698.244_0\html, Quarantined, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod\1.0.698.244_0\js, Quarantined, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\PAFFKCDEFIEJJMNMKCKEGKOKMECBIFOD\1.0.698.244_0, Quarantined, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 File: 12 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Secure Preferences, Replaced, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Preferences, Replaced, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\PAFFKCDEFIEJJMNMKCKEGKOKMECBIFOD\1.0.698.244_0\JS\BRAND.JS, Quarantined, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod\1.0.698.244_0\html\newtab.html, Quarantined, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod\1.0.698.244_0\icons\checker.gif, Quarantined, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod\1.0.698.244_0\icons\Pics4NewTab-128.png, Quarantined, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod\1.0.698.244_0\js\background.js, Quarantined, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod\1.0.698.244_0\js\newtab.js, Quarantined, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod\1.0.698.244_0\_metadata\computed_hashes.json, Quarantined, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod\1.0.698.244_0\_metadata\verified_contents.json, Quarantined, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod\1.0.698.244_0\Archive created by free jZip.url, Quarantined, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\paffkcdefiejjmnmkckegkokmecbifod\1.0.698.244_0\manifest.json, Quarantined, [303], [464617],1.0.10750 Physical Sector: 0 (No malicious items detected) WMI: 0 (No malicious items detected) (end) As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes 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.
  12. What is YT Adblocker? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that YT Adblocker is a search hijacker and a forced Firefox extension. How do I know if my computer is affected by YT Adblocker? You may see these warnings during install: You may see this extension in your list of installed Firefox extensions: How did YT Adblocker get on my computer? Forced extensions use typical methods for distributing themselves. They try to keep users trapped until they agree to install the extension. How do I remove YT Adblocker? Our program Malwarebytes can detect and remove this unwanted program. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop. Double-click mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. Then click Finish. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu. If another update of the definitions 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 YT Adblocker? No, Malwarebytes removes YT Adblocker completely. How would the full version of Malwarebytes help protect me? We hope our application and this guide have helped you eradicate this forced extension. We protect our customers from these extensions by blocking the sites that spread them: Technical details for experts Possible signs in FRST logs: FF Extension: No Name - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\Extensions\{01166e60-d740-440c-b640-6bf964504b3c}.xpi [2018-02-01] Alterations made by the installer: File system details [View: All details] (Selection) --------------------------------------------------- Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\browser-extension-data\{01166e60-d740-440c-b640-6bf964504b3c} In the existing folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\extensions Adds the file {01166e60-d740-440c-b640-6bf964504b3c}.xpi"="2/1/2018 9:10 AM, 8566 bytes, A Malwarebytes log: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com -Log Details- Scan Date: 2/1/18 Scan Time: 11:35 AM Log File: acf3caae-073b-11e8-9930-080027750297.json Administrator: Yes -Software Information- Version: 3.3.1.2183 Components Version: 1.0.262 Update Package Version: 1.0.3838 License: Premium -System Information- OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: {computername}\{username} -Scan Summary- Scan Type: Threat Scan Result: Completed Objects Scanned: 243429 Threats Detected: 1 Threats Quarantined: 1 Time Elapsed: 1 min, 54 sec -Scan Options- Memory: Enabled Startup: Enabled Filesystem: Enabled Archives: Enabled Rootkits: Disabled Heuristics: Enabled PUP: Detect PUM: Detect -Scan Details- Process: 0 (No malicious items detected) Module: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Key: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Value: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Data: 0 (No malicious items detected) Data Stream: 0 (No malicious items detected) Folder: 0 (No malicious items detected) File: 1 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\ROAMING\MOZILLA\FIREFOX\PROFILES\{profile}.default\EXTENSIONS\{01166E60-D740-440C-B640-6BF964504B3C}.XPI, Quarantined, [1572], [485906],1.0.3838 Physical Sector: 0 (No malicious items detected) (end) As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes 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.
  13. What is Today in History? The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Today in History is a browser NewTab. These so-called "NewTabs" can manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. How do I know if my computer is affected by Today in History? You may see this browser extension: and these warnings during install: and this new newtab page in the affected browsers: How did Today in History get on my computer? Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was downloaded from the webstore. How do I remove Today in History? Our program Malwarebytes can detect and remove this potentially unwanted program. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop. Double-click mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program. Then click Finish. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu. If another update of the definitions 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 Today in History? If you are using an older version of Malwarebytes, you may have to remove the Extension manually under Tools > More Tools > Extensions. Click on the bin behind the Today in History entry and confirm Remove in the prompt. If your browsers have been hijacked, you should read our Restore Browser page. You can read there how to fix additional browser redirect methods. How would the full version of Malwarebytes 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 would have protected you against the Today in History hijacker. It blocks traffic to their domains: Technical details for experts Possible signs in a FRST log: CHR Extension: (Today In History - New Tab) - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil [2017-12-01] Changes made by the installer: File system details [View: All details] (Selection) --------------------------------------------------- Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil\1.0.3310_0 Adds the file Archive created by free jZip.url"="11/26/2013 10:21 AM, 58 bytes, A Adds the file manifest.json"="12/1/2017 9:12 AM, 1164 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil\1.0.3310_0\_metadata Adds the file computed_hashes.json"="12/1/2017 9:12 AM, 791 bytes, A Adds the file verified_contents.json"="11/29/2017 3:30 PM, 2127 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil\1.0.3310_0\html Adds the file newtab.html"="8/3/2017 2:08 PM, 212 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil\1.0.3310_0\icons Adds the file checker.gif"="8/3/2017 2:08 PM, 1095 bytes, A Adds the file icon-128.png"="12/1/2017 9:12 AM, 3590 bytes, A Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil\1.0.3310_0\js Adds the file background.js"="8/3/2017 2:08 PM, 10990 bytes, A Adds the file brand.js"="11/29/2017 3:28 PM, 384 bytes, A Adds the file newtab.js"="8/3/2017 2:08 PM, 111 bytes, A Registry details [View: All details] (Selection) ------------------------------------------------ [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs\Default\extensions.settings] "llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil"="REG_SZ", "87EB81ADA385115E5912BF4CFCF5183C21A8E4AC537E383117DC66BA1F2B324A" The Malwarebytes scan log: Malwarebytes www.malwarebytes.com -Log Details- Scan Date: 12/1/17 Scan Time: 12:56 PM Log File: aac08b38-d68e-11e7-b8d5-080027750297.json Administrator: Yes -Software Information- Version: 3.3.1.2183 Components Version: 1.0.236 Update Package Version: 1.0.3390 License: Premium -System Information- OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1 CPU: x64 File System: NTFS User: {computername}\{username} -Scan Summary- Scan Type: Threat Scan Result: Completed Objects Scanned: 335864 Threats Detected: 18 Threats Quarantined: 18 Time Elapsed: 2 min, 15 sec -Scan Options- Memory: Enabled Startup: Enabled Filesystem: Enabled Archives: Enabled Rootkits: Disabled Heuristics: Enabled PUP: Detect PUM: Detect -Scan Details- Process: 0 (No malicious items detected) Module: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Key: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Value: 0 (No malicious items detected) Registry Data: 0 (No malicious items detected) Data Stream: 0 (No malicious items detected) Folder: 6 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil, Quarantined, [16553], [464617],1.0.3390 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil\1.0.3310_0\_metadata, Quarantined, [16553], [464617],1.0.3390 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil\1.0.3310_0\icons, Quarantined, [16553], [464617],1.0.3390 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil\1.0.3310_0\html, Quarantined, [16553], [464617],1.0.3390 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil\1.0.3310_0\js, Quarantined, [16553], [464617],1.0.3390 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\LLACOKKNBNBHKNMNELNFDMKNKPMLPOIL\1.0.3310_0, Quarantined, [16553], [464617],1.0.3390 File: 12 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Secure Preferences, Replaced, [16553], [464617],1.0.3390 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Preferences, Replaced, [16553], [464617],1.0.3390 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\LLACOKKNBNBHKNMNELNFDMKNKPMLPOIL\1.0.3310_0\JS\BRAND.JS, Quarantined, [16553], [464617],1.0.3390 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil\1.0.3310_0\html\newtab.html, Quarantined, [16553], [464617],1.0.3390 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil\1.0.3310_0\icons\checker.gif, Quarantined, [16553], [464617],1.0.3390 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil\1.0.3310_0\icons\icon-128.png, Quarantined, [16553], [464617],1.0.3390 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil\1.0.3310_0\js\background.js, Quarantined, [16553], [464617],1.0.3390 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil\1.0.3310_0\js\newtab.js, Quarantined, [16553], [464617],1.0.3390 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil\1.0.3310_0\_metadata\computed_hashes.json, Quarantined, [16553], [464617],1.0.3390 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil\1.0.3310_0\_metadata\verified_contents.json, Quarantined, [16553], [464617],1.0.3390 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil\1.0.3310_0\Archive created by free jZip.url, Quarantined, [16553], [464617],1.0.3390 PUP.Optional.SearchEngineHijack, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\llacokknbnbhknmnelnfdmknkpmlpoil\1.0.3310_0\manifest.json, Quarantined, [16553], [464617],1.0.3390 Physical Sector: 0 (No malicious items detected) (end) As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes 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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