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2 hours ago, blender said:

Hi mrdodrop,

Can you post an MBAM log please showing the detection(s)?

nstructions here if needed:

Thanks!

hi there

here the log file ! however before taken any action you may want to check this https://malwaretips.com/blogs/ads-by-mustang-browser-removal/

https://www.fixyourbrowser.com/removal-instructions/remove-mustang-browser-adware-removal/

mbam.txt

This program is comes bundles with a third party so I do not think it's false positives .... and note that Mustang browser have many webpage’s out there !

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Depending on the article.link no 1 see blow :

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Mustang Browser is a program that is commonly bundled with other free programs that you download off of the Internet. Unfortunately, some free downloads do not adequately disclose that other software will also be installed and you may find that you have installed Mustang Browser without your knowledge.

Depending on the other article.link no 2 see blow :

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Here a few tips to prevent Mustang Browser ads in the future. After reading these tips, follow our removal-instruction to get rid of the annoying Mustang Browser adware – advertisements

On 9/15/2016 at 9:47 AM, blender said:

Thank you for the log.

I see a fair number of PUPs in your log.. this will take some time to go through.

Can you link me to the installer you used please?

Thank you!

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I don’t have any link or any installer setup file for  a third party but that’s is what I read it in 2 links above ! and your welcome blender ..

so can you tell my whether Mustang browser is an adware program or not ? because some others security software’s and tools had to detected Mustang browser as Adware ! and there is a lot of new fake web-browsers out there !

and also note : it should be there an online installer however it give my an full-offline installer ? they may have remove the link for online installer ?

and to clear it out thing I every time you click on any downloaded on their website you’ll note they will Generating different name like it shown on my own screenshots ....

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Hello,

Thank you for the link & additional info.

I have a meeting very shortly, few other things to take care of & then I will look into this. 

Indeed there are many PUP(ish) browsers out there. Since some are open source .. all one has to do is add a few scripts or bundled add-ons that display piles of adverts.

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hi

here more info in the links http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/security/portal/threat/encyclopedia/Entry.aspx?Name=PUA%3AWin32%2FXingSof

https://malwr.com/analysis/NzEzN2E0MWFhMmYxNGU3NjkwMzc3YjRhNGI4MjhiOWY/

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this is my link

https://www.hybrid-analysis.com/sample/9ad2af9ff5fb6a5a9202a96011931953d6949f1f57c666af0c10aa4428e61667?environmentId=100

red flag here there is something with yac max the yet another stealer ? https://blog.malwarebytes.com/cybercrime/2015/03/yet-another-cleaner-yet-another-stealer/

bugreportdmp.yac.mx/report Domain/IP reference 00042512-00002112-58090-597-00F34D60

and this link is for someone else

https://www.hybrid-analysis.com/sample/1542c5fcf4b7048fe2693eae3996079552f8f1b36049c8ec46d83a7aa05872d7?environmentId=100&lang=en

and somebody was post his topic here

https://community.norton.com/en/forums/fullsearchingcom-mustang-browser-ghokswagen-mutabaha

also I have been notice that when you run the setup there in no x to exit/close to close the setup file !

 

     

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