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What is KraKraGames?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that KraKraGames is a potentially unwanted program that behaves like adware. These adware applications display advertisements not originating from the sites you are browsing.

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

You may see these warnings during install:

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and this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:

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How did KraKraGames get on my computer?

Adware applications use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was installed from the webstore:

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and being promoted by their website:

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How do I remove KraKraGames?

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 KraKraGames?

  • No, Malwarebytes removes KraKraGames completely.

How would the full version of Malwarebytes help protect me?

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

As you can see below the full version of Malwarebytes would have protected you against the KraKraGames adware. It would have blocked the website.

Technical details for experts

Possible signs in FRST logs:
 

CHR Extension: (KraKraGames) - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama [2018-07-18]

Significant changes made by the installer:

File system details [View: All details] (Selection)
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    Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0
       Adds the file adentify.js"="7/14/2018 3:57 PM, 166665 bytes, A
       Adds the file background.html"="7/14/2018 3:56 PM, 178 bytes, A
       Adds the file background.js"="7/14/2018 3:56 PM, 93697 bytes, A
       Adds the file content.js"="7/14/2018 3:56 PM, 33070 bytes, A
       Adds the file install.js"="7/14/2018 3:56 PM, 259 bytes, A
       Adds the file intextContent.js"="7/14/2018 3:56 PM, 121435 bytes, A
       Adds the file intextstyle.css"="7/14/2018 3:56 PM, 1613 bytes, A
       Adds the file manifest.json"="7/18/2018 11:02 AM, 1753 bytes, A
    Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\_metadata
       Adds the file computed_hashes.json"="7/18/2018 11:02 AM, 6461 bytes, A
       Adds the file verified_contents.json"="7/14/2018 3:56 PM, 2780 bytes, A
    Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\img
       Adds the file bubble_arrow.png"="7/14/2018 3:56 PM, 17460 bytes, A
       Adds the file bubble_close.png"="7/14/2018 3:56 PM, 396 bytes, A
       Adds the file icon.png"="7/18/2018 11:02 AM, 20984 bytes, A
       Adds the file icon48.png"="7/14/2018 3:56 PM, 24909 bytes, A
       Adds the file Mute_Icon.svg"="7/14/2018 3:56 PM, 2302 bytes, A
       Adds the file Speaker_Icon.svg"="7/14/2018 3:56 PM, 1179 bytes, A
    Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama
       Adds the file 000003.log"="7/18/2018 11:02 AM, 0 bytes, A
       Adds the file CURRENT"="7/18/2018 11:02 AM, 16 bytes, A
       Adds the file LOCK"="7/18/2018 11:02 AM, 0 bytes, A
       Adds the file LOG"="7/18/2018 11:02 AM, 0 bytes, A
       Adds the file MANIFEST-000001"="7/18/2018 11:02 AM, 41 bytes, A
    Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama
       Adds the file 000003.log"="7/18/2018 11:02 AM, 0 bytes, A
       Adds the file CURRENT"="7/18/2018 11:02 AM, 16 bytes, A
       Adds the file LOCK"="7/18/2018 11:02 AM, 0 bytes, A
       Adds the file LOG"="7/18/2018 11:02 AM, 0 bytes, A
       Adds the file MANIFEST-000001"="7/18/2018 11:02 AM, 41 bytes, A

Registry details [View: All details] (Selection)
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    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs\Default\extensions.settings]
       "mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama"="REG_SZ", "BB56AAC38B0B73C603F531BD69CCBD70A7744348F480F0EA39B19383AC6E3126"

Malwarebytes log:

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-Log Details-
Scan Date: 7/18/18
Scan Time: 11:08 AM
Log File: 1ec6ca31-8a6a-11e8-8dda-00ffdcc6fdfc.json
Administrator: Yes

-Software Information-
Version: 3.5.1.2522
Components Version: 1.0.374
Update Package Version: 1.0.5953
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: 251936
Threats Detected: 34
Threats Quarantined: 34
Time Elapsed: 3 min, 31 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: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Data Stream: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folder: 6
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\_metadata, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\img, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Local Extension Settings\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Sync Extension Settings\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\EXTENSIONS\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953

File: 28
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\img\bubble_arrow.png, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\img\bubble_close.png, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\img\icon.png, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\img\icon48.png, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\img\Mute_Icon.svg, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\img\Speaker_Icon.svg, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\_metadata\computed_hashes.json, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\_metadata\verified_contents.json, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\adentify.js, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\background.html, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\background.js, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\content.js, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\install.js, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\intextContent.js, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\intextstyle.css, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\6.1.1.4_0\manifest.json, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\000003.log, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\CURRENT, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\LOCK, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\LOG, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\MANIFEST-000001, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\000003.log, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\CURRENT, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\LOCK, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\LOG, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\mjbinhdlffldjhfiiipbapodniefoama\MANIFEST-000001, Quarantined, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Secure Preferences, Replaced, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953
PUP.Optional.KraKraGames, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Preferences, Replaced, [2167], [542498],1.0.5953

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.

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