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What is Webbora?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Webbora is adware. These adware applications display advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing.

How do I know if my computer is affected by Webbora?

You may see this entry in your list of installed programs:


How did Webbora get on my computer?

Adware applications use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was bundled with other software.

How do I remove Webbora?

Our program Malwarebytes Anti-Malware can detect and remove this potentially unwanted program.

  • Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to your desktop.
  • Double-click mbam-setup-version.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  • At the end, be sure a check-mark is placed next to the following:
    • Enable free trial of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium
    • Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
  • If an update is found, you will be prompted to download and install the latest version.
  • Once the program has loaded, select Scan now. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  • When the scan is complete , make sure that everything is set to "Quarantine", and click Apply Actions.
  • Reboot your computer if prompted.
Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of Webbora?
  • No, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware removes Webbora completely.
How would the full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware help protect me?

We hope our application and this guide have helped you eradicate this hijacker.

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


Technical details for experts

You will see these signs in a HijackThis log:

O23 - Service: WebWG Service (srvwebwg) - Unknown owner - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\webbora\srvwebbora.exe
Possible signs in FRST logs:

 () C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\webbora\webbora.exe S2 srvwebwg; C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\webbora\srvwebbora.exe [53248 2014-11-03] () [File not signed] () C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\webboraInternet webbora web (HKLM\...\Web Bora) (Version:  - Internet webbora web)
Alterations made by the installer:

File system details  ---------------------------------------------    Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\webbora       Adds the file srvwebbora.exe"="11/3/2014 12:22 PM, 53248 bytes, A       Adds the file uninst.exe"="5/21/2015 8:48 AM, 75800 bytes, A       Adds the file webbora.exe"="4/10/2015 10:30 AM, 118784 bytes, A       Adds the file webboraset.exe"="12/8/2014 4:07 AM, 339968 bytes, ARegistry details  ------------------------------------------    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\webbora.exe]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\webbora\srvwebbora.exe"       "inst"="REG_SZ", "C:\Users\{username}\Desktop\webbora_cope_inst1.exe"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Web Bora]       "DisplayIcon"="REG_SZ", "C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\webbora\webbora.exe"       "DisplayName"="REG_SZ", "Internet webbora web"       "DisplayVersion"="REG_SZ", ""       "Publisher"="REG_SZ", "Internet webbora web"       "UninstallString"="REG_SZ", "C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\webbora\uninst.exe"       "URLInfoAbout"="REG_SZ", "http://www.webbora.com"    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\srvwebwg]       "Description"="REG_SZ", "WebWG Service"       "DisplayName"="REG_SZ", "WebWG Service"       "ErrorControl"="REG_DWORD", 1       "ImagePath"="REG_EXPAND_SZ, "C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\webbora\srvwebbora.exe"       "ObjectName"="REG_SZ", "LocalSystem"       "Start"="REG_DWORD", 2       "Type"="REG_DWORD", 16    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Boraweb]       "srvver"="REG_SZ", "1001"       "xid"="REG_SZ", "cope"    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Boraweb\date\20150521]    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Itwebb]
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware log:

Malwarebytes Anti-Malwarewww.malwarebytes.orgScan Date: 5/21/2015Scan Time: 5:51:53 PMLogfile: mbamWebBora.txtAdministrator: YesVersion: Database: v2015.05.21.02Rootkit Database: v2015.05.16.01License: FreeMalware Protection: DisabledMalicious Website Protection: DisabledSelf-protection: DisabledOS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1CPU: x86File System: NTFSUser: MalwarebytesScan Type: Threat ScanResult: CompletedObjects Scanned: 290748Time Elapsed: 4 min, 55 secMemory: EnabledStartup: EnabledFilesystem: EnabledArchives: EnabledRootkits: DisabledHeuristics: EnabledPUP: EnabledPUM: EnabledProcesses: 1PUP.Optional.Webbora.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\webbora\webbora.exe, 3880, Delete-on-Reboot, [7dc9acea93f7b5810dcaceaa3ec25aa6]Modules: 0(No malicious items detected)Registry Keys: 3PUP.Optional.Webbora.A, HKLM\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\SERVICES\srvwebwg, Quarantined, [cb7b55417218ad89780f114d877b728e], PUP.Optional.Webbora.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\APP PATHS\webbora.exe, Quarantined, [f551831349417fb75f78756433d02fd1], PUP.Optional.Webbora.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\Web Bora, Quarantined, [1f2701953e4c48ee6a62b7228f748977], Registry Values: 0(No malicious items detected)Registry Data: 0(No malicious items detected)Folders: 1PUP.Optional.Webbora.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\webbora, Delete-on-Reboot, [1f2701953e4c48ee6a62b7228f748977], Files: 4PUP.Optional.Webbora.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\webbora\webbora.exe, Delete-on-Reboot, [7dc9acea93f7b5810dcaceaa3ec25aa6], PUP.Optional.Webbora.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\webbora\srvwebbora.exe, Quarantined, [cb7b55417218ad89780f114d877b728e], PUP.Optional.Webbora.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\webbora\webboraset.exe, Quarantined, [da6cf3a3cac0f83ea7300a6edc247090], PUP.Optional.Webbora.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\webbora\uninst.exe, Quarantined, [1f2701953e4c48ee6a62b7228f748977], Physical Sectors: 0(No malicious items detected)(end)
As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware could have protected your computer against this threat.

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