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What is JungleGamer?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that JungleGamer 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. This one also displays advertisements.

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

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

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and this browser add-on:

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How did JungleGamer get on my computer?

Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was offered as an online gaming platform.

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How do I remove JungleGamer?

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 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 JungleGamer?
  • No, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware removes JungleGamer 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 JungleGamer hijacker. It would have warned you before the application could install itself, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late.

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Technical details for experts

Signs in a HijackThis log:

O2 - BHO: JungleGamer Extension - {329EE741-DB81-4E75-AD90-4397F8998DF9} - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\JungleGamer\jungg.dll
Possible signs in FRST logs:

 BHO-x32: JungleGamer Extension -> {329EE741-DB81-4E75-AD90-4397F8998DF9} -> C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\JungleGamer\jungg.dll [2015-10-30] (JungleGamer) C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\JungleGamerJungleGamer (HKCU\...\JungleGamer) (Version: 1.0.0 - )
Alterations made by the installer:

File system details [View: All details] (Selection)---------------------------------------------------    Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\JungleGamer       Adds the file deljung.exe"="30/10/2015 14:05, 83136 bytes, A       Adds the file jungg.dll"="30/10/2015 14:05, 413592 bytes, A       Adds the file jungg.exe"="30/10/2015 14:05, 194456 bytes, A    Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{profile}.default\gmp-gmpopenh264\1.5.3       Adds the file gmpopenh264.dll"="18/12/2015 18:49, 720552 bytes, A       Adds the file gmpopenh264.info"="18/12/2015 17:59, 120 bytes, ARegistry details [View: All details] (Selection)------------------------------------------------    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{329EE741-DB81-4E75-AD90-4397F8998DF9}]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "JungleGamer Extension"       "NoExplorer"="REG_DWORD", 1    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\AppDataLow\Software\MVT95BDWW40QH20HX8TGSEPOQYI02YJA]       "Ticket"="REG_SZ", "kFAZP8emageerfpjeCBL"    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\JungleGamer.Control]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "JungleGamer"       "CurVer"="REG_SZ", "JungleGamer.Control.1"       "Software\Classes\CLSID"="REG_SZ", "{1E2C6AF7-D003-455E-9418-CB5E743F7FFA}"    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\JungleGamer.Control.1]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "JungleGamer"       "Software\Classes\CLSID"="REG_SZ", "{1E2C6AF7-D003-455E-9418-CB5E743F7FFA}"    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{1E2C6AF7-D003-455E-9418-CB5E743F7FFA}]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "JungleGamer Control"       "ProgID"="REG_SZ", "JungleGamer.Control.1"       "VersionIndependentProgID"="REG_SZ", "JungleGamer.Control"    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{1E2C6AF7-D003-455E-9418-CB5E743F7FFA}\Implemented Categories]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", ""    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{1E2C6AF7-D003-455E-9418-CB5E743F7FFA}\Implemented Categories\{40FC6ED3-2438-11CF-A3DB-080036F12502}]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", ""    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{1E2C6AF7-D003-455E-9418-CB5E743F7FFA}\Implemented Categories\{59fb2056-d625-48d0-a944-1a85b5ab2640}]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", ""    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{1E2C6AF7-D003-455E-9418-CB5E743F7FFA}\Implemented Categories\{7DD95801-9882-11CF-9FA9-00AA006C42C4}]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", ""    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{1E2C6AF7-D003-455E-9418-CB5E743F7FFA}\Implemented Categories\{7DD95802-9882-11CF-9FA9-00AA006C42C4}]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", ""    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{1E2C6AF7-D003-455E-9418-CB5E743F7FFA}\InProcServer32]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\JungleGamer\jungg.dll"       "ThreadingModel"="REG_SZ", "Apartment"    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{329EE741-DB81-4E75-AD90-4397F8998DF9}]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "JungleGamer Extension"    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{329EE741-DB81-4E75-AD90-4397F8998DF9}\Implemented Categories]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", ""    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{329EE741-DB81-4E75-AD90-4397F8998DF9}\Implemented Categories\{59fb2056-d625-48d0-a944-1a85b5ab2640}]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", ""    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{329EE741-DB81-4E75-AD90-4397F8998DF9}\InProcServer32]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\JungleGamer\jungg.dll"       "ThreadingModel"="REG_SZ", "Apartment"    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{34DDA6C4-2BFC-49CB-B565-13C0F923E72A}]       "AppName"="REG_SZ", "jungg.exe"       "AppPath"="REG_SZ", "C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\JungleGamer"       "Policy"="REG_DWORD", 3    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{1E2C6AF7-D003-455E-9418-CB5E743F7FFA}\iexplore\AllowedDomains\*]       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", ""    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\JungleGamer]       "DisplayIcon"="REG_SZ", ""C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\JungleGamer\deljung.exe""       "DisplayName"="REG_SZ", "JungleGamer"       "DisplayVersion"="REG_SZ", "1.0.0"       "HelpLink"="REG_SZ", "http://www.junglegamer.com"       "SupportLink"="REG_SZ", "http://www.junglegamer.com"       "UninstallString"="REG_SZ", ""C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\JungleGamer\deljung.exe""
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware log:

Malwarebytes Anti-Malwarewww.malwarebytes.orgScan Date: 20/01/2016Scan Time: 12:24Logfile: mbamJungleGamer.txtAdministrator: YesVersion: 2.2.0.1020Malware Database: v2016.01.20.02Rootkit Database: v2016.01.09.01License: PremiumMalware Protection: DisabledMalicious Website Protection: EnabledSelf-protection: DisabledOS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1CPU: x64File System: NTFSUser: {username}Scan Type: Threat ScanResult: CompletedObjects Scanned: 316767Time Elapsed: 4 min, 33 secMemory: EnabledStartup: EnabledFilesystem: EnabledArchives: EnabledRootkits: EnabledHeuristics: EnabledPUP: EnabledPUM: EnabledProcesses: 0(No malicious items detected)Modules: 0(No malicious items detected)Registry Keys: 8PUP.Optional.ArcadeCandy, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXT\SETTINGS\{329EE741-DB81-4E75-AD90-4397F8998DF9}, Quarantined, [469c37049bfe6dc9763f7219a35f16ea], PUP.Optional.ArcadeCandy, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\BROWSER HELPER OBJECTS\{329EE741-DB81-4E75-AD90-4397F8998DF9}, Quarantined, [469c37049bfe6dc9763f7219a35f16ea], PUP.Optional.ArcadeCandy, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXT\STATS\{329EE741-DB81-4E75-AD90-4397F8998DF9}, Quarantined, [469c37049bfe6dc9763f7219a35f16ea], PUP.Optional.ArcadeCandy, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXT\STATS\{1E2C6AF7-D003-455E-9418-CB5E743F7FFA}, Quarantined, [dc0665d68a0f8da92e86107b9c665da3], PUP.Optional.ArcadeCandy, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\JungleGamer, Quarantined, [6f73ff3c3d5c7db95077804fed1447b9], PUP.Optional.ArcadeCandy, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\INTERNET EXPLORER\LOW RIGHTS\ELEVATIONPOLICY\{34DDA6C4-2BFC-49CB-B565-13C0F923E72A}, Quarantined, [bb2799a259408fa78f1b24108b79fd03], PUP.Optional.ArcadeCandy, HKCU\SOFTWARE\Classes\JungleGamer.Control, Quarantined, [5d8532091980e05662475ed68b791ee2], PUP.Optional.ArcadeCandy, HKCU\SOFTWARE\Classes\JungleGamer.Control.1, Quarantined, [5b87da61782189ad87224fe50004e61a], Registry Values: 0(No malicious items detected)Registry Data: 0(No malicious items detected)Folders: 1PUP.Optional.ArcadeCandy, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\JungleGamer, Quarantined, [8e540e2dbcdd64d29b99943c04fea759], Files: 4PUP.Optional.ArcadeCandy, C:\Users\{username}\Desktop\JungleGamer.exe, Quarantined, [7c6683b8bfda1323eaddb41bff023bc5], PUP.Optional.ArcadeCandy, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\JungleGamer\deljung.exe, Quarantined, [6f73ff3c3d5c7db95077804fed1447b9], PUP.Optional.ArcadeCandy, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\JungleGamer\jungg.dll, Quarantined, [16ccad8e8712e551dfe9a22dad5447b9], PUP.Optional.ArcadeCandy, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\JungleGamer\jungg.exe, Quarantined, [8d55c873b9e01224e2e62fa0996820e0], Physical Sectors: 0(No malicious items detected)(end)
As mentioned before the full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware could have protected your computer against this threat.

We use different ways of protecting your computer(s):

  • Dynamically Blocks Malware Sites & Servers
  • Malware Execution Prevention
Save yourself the hassle and get protected.

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