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What is Find My Nascar Lineup?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Find My Nascar Lineup 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 Find My Nascar Lineup?

You may see this Chrome extension:

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these warnings during install:

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You may see this new startpage:

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and these new settings:

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How did Find My Nascar Lineup get on my computer?

Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was downloaded from their website:

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How do I remove Find My Nascar Lineup?

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 Find My Nascar Lineup?

  • No, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware removes Find My Nascar Lineup 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 Find My Nascar Lineup 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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and both Malwarebytes Premium and Malwarebytes Browser Guard blick their domains:
 

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Technical details for experts

Possible signs in FRST logs:
 

HKCU\...\Run: [IEXPLORE] => C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE hxxp://search.findmynascarlineuptab.com/?uid=fb79c8d9-c2e1-4512-b2bc-81e94bc095df&i_id=sports_spt__1.30&uc=20191114&ap=appfocus553&source=_v1-bb9-iei-ms (the data entry has 4 more characters). <==== ATTENTION
HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main,Start Page = hxxp://search.findmynascarlineuptab.com/?uid=fb79c8d9-c2e1-4512-b2bc-81e94bc095df&i_id=sports_spt__1.30&uc=20191114&ap=appfocus553&source=_v1-bb9-iei-msn
SearchScopes: HKCU -> DefaultScope {C447DB56-4C55-4194-82D4-66CA6C1AE688} URL = hxxp://search.findmynascarlineuptab.com/s?uid=fb79c8d9-c2e1-4512-b2bc-81e94bc095df&i_id=sports_spt__1.30&source=_v1-bb9-iei&uc=20191114&ap=appfocus553&query={searchTerms}
SearchScopes: HKCU -> {C447DB56-4C55-4194-82D4-66CA6C1AE688} URL = hxxp://search.findmynascarlineuptab.com/s?uid=fb79c8d9-c2e1-4512-b2bc-81e94bc095df&i_id=sports_spt__1.30&source=_v1-bb9-iei&uc=20191114&ap=appfocus553&query={searchTerms}
CHR NewTab: Default ->  Active:"chrome-extension://mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene/index.html"
CHR Extension: (Find My Nascar Lineup) - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene [2019-11-14]
C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\{28e56cfb-e30e-4f66-85d8-339885b726b8}
(SpringTech (Cayman) Ltd.) C:\Users\{username}\Desktop\FindMyNascarLineup.exe

Find My Nascar Lineup (HKCU\...\{28e56cfb-e30e-4f66-85d8-339885b726b8}) (Version: 5.4.0.2 - SpringTech (Cayman) Ltd.)

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\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0
       Adds the file about.html"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 6802 bytes, A
       Adds the file icon.png"="11/14/2019 9:11 AM, 7123 bytes, A
       Adds the file index.html"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 625 bytes, A
       Adds the file main.js"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 8115 bytes, A
       Adds the file main.js.map"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 4604 bytes, A
       Adds the file manifest.json"="11/14/2019 9:11 AM, 1375 bytes, A
       Adds the file polyfills.js"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 276518 bytes, A
       Adds the file polyfills.js.map"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 271850 bytes, A
       Adds the file polyfills-es5.js"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 401061 bytes, A
       Adds the file polyfills-es5.js.map"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 299080 bytes, A
       Adds the file popup.html"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 570 bytes, A
       Adds the file runtime.js"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 6233 bytes, A
       Adds the file runtime.js.map"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 6206 bytes, A
       Adds the file styles.css"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 249 bytes, A
       Adds the file styles.js"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 17351 bytes, A
       Adds the file styles.js.map"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 20279 bytes, A
       Adds the file vendor.js"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 3734558 bytes, A
       Adds the file vendor.js.map"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 3886759 bytes, A
    Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\_metadata
       Adds the file computed_hashes.json"="11/14/2019 9:11 AM, 104353 bytes, A
       Adds the file verified_contents.json"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 3380 bytes, A
    Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\app
       Adds the file background.js"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 12302 bytes, A
       Adds the file index.js"="10/7/2019 4:21 AM, 5571 bytes, A
    Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene
       Adds the file 000003.log"="11/14/2019 9:11 AM, 67 bytes, A
       Adds the file CURRENT"="11/14/2019 9:11 AM, 16 bytes, A
       Adds the file LOCK"="11/14/2019 9:11 AM, 0 bytes, A
       Adds the file LOG"="11/14/2019 9:11 AM, 184 bytes, A
       Adds the file MANIFEST-000001"="11/14/2019 9:11 AM, 41 bytes, A
    Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\{28e56cfb-e30e-4f66-85d8-339885b726b8}
       Adds the file Uninstall.exe"="11/14/2019 9:07 AM, 347416 bytes, A

Registry details [View: All details] (Selection)
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    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs\Default\extensions.settings]
       "mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene"="REG_SZ", "41D4CF9CDC198CC27559220CAD8AC76F546BE4C3F5D87EA6942BAC565DB835B5"
    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main]
       "Start Page" = REG_SZ, "http://search.findmynascarlineuptab.com/?uid=fb79c8d9-c2e1-4512-b2bc-81e94bc095df&i_id=sports_spt__1.30&uc=20191114&ap=appfocus553&source=_v1-bb9-iei-msn"
    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes]
       "DefaultScope" = REG_SZ, "{C447DB56-4C55-4194-82D4-66CA6C1AE688}"
    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{C447DB56-4C55-4194-82D4-66CA6C1AE688}]
       "DisplayName"="REG_SZ", "Find My Nascar Lineup - Powered by Yahoo!"
       "SuggestionsURL"="REG_SZ", "https://ie.search.yahoo.com/os?appid=ie8&command={searchTerms}"
       "URL"="REG_SZ", "http://search.findmynascarlineuptab.com/s?uid=fb79c8d9-c2e1-4512-b2bc-81e94bc095df&i_id=sports_spt__1.30&source=_v1-bb9-iei&uc=20191114&ap=appfocus553&query={searchTerms}"
    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run]
       "IEXPLORE"="REG_SZ", "C:\Program Files\Internet Explorer\IEXPLORE.EXE http://search.findmynascarlineuptab.com/?uid=fb79c8d9-c2e1-4512-b2bc-81e94bc095df&i_id=sports_spt__1.30&uc=20191114&ap=appfocus553&source=_v1-bb9-iei-msn-su"
    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{28e56cfb-e30e-4f66-85d8-339885b726b8}]
       "DisplayName"="REG_SZ", "Find My Nascar Lineup"
       "DisplayVersion"="REG_SZ", "5.4.0.2"
       "InstallLocation"="REG_SZ", "C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\{28e56cfb-e30e-4f66-85d8-339885b726b8}\"
       "Publisher"="REG_SZ", "SpringTech (Cayman) Ltd."
       "UninstallDialog"="REG_DWORD", 2
       "UninstallEngineID"="REG_SZ", "{C447DB56-4C55-4194-82D4-66CA6C1AE688}"
       "UninstallHomepage"="REG_SZ", "http://search.findmynascarlineuptab.com/?uid=fb79c8d9-c2e1-4512-b2bc-81e94bc095df&i_id=sports_spt__1.30&uc=20191114&ap=appfocus553&source=_v1-bb9-iei-msn"
       "UninstallImpression"="REG_SZ", "http://www.typeyoursearch.com/impression.do?domain=findmynascarlineuptab.com&implementation_id=sports_spt__1.30&offer_id=_iei_&source=_v1-bb9-iei&sub_id=20191114&traffic_source=appfocus553&user_id=fb79c8d9-c2e1-4512-b2bc-81e94bc095df&useragent=Mozilla%2F5.0+(Windows+NT+6.1%3B+WOW64%3B+Trident%2F7.0%3B+rv%3A11.0)+like+Gecko&ts=1573718519&sgn=9eecabf785db3129d9ed321158247c50cb04009f&subid2=11.0.9600.19507&event={exEvent}"
       "UninstallString"="REG_SZ", ""C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\{28e56cfb-e30e-4f66-85d8-339885b726b8}\Uninstall.exe" /uninstall"

Malwarebytes log:

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-Log Details-
Scan Date: 11/14/19
Scan Time: 9:21 AM
Log File: b1e51e00-06b7-11ea-a362-00ffdcc6fdfc.json

-Software Information-
Version: 4.0.4.49
Components Version: 1.0.718
Update Package Version: 1.0.14910
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: 233925
Threats Detected: 40
Threats Quarantined: 40
Time Elapsed: 5 min, 44 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: 1
PUP.Optional.Spigot, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\{28e56cfb-e30e-4f66-85d8-339885b726b8}, Quarantined, 158, 373878, , , , 

Registry Value: 2
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN|IEXPLORE, Quarantined, 208, 757195, 1.0.14910, , ame, 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, HKCU\SOFTWARE\GOOGLE\CHROME\PREFERENCEMACS\Default\extensions.settings|mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 

Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Data Stream: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folder: 6
PUP.Optional.Spigot, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\ROAMING\{28E56CFB-E30E-4F66-85D8-339885B726B8}, Quarantined, 158, 373878, 1.0.14910, , ame, 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Sync Extension Settings\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\_metadata, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\app, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\MKDMNKKFDCPCFKDHBIFIIBOJPLAMOENE\1.1_0, Quarantined, 208, 757812, 1.0.14910, , ame, 

File: 31
PUP.Optional.Spigot, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\{28e56cfb-e30e-4f66-85d8-339885b726b8}\Uninstall.exe, Quarantined, 158, 373878, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\000003.log, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\CURRENT, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\LOCK, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\LOG, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Sync Extension Settings\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\MANIFEST-000001, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Secure Preferences, Replaced, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Preferences, Replaced, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\DEFAULT\EXTENSIONS\MKDMNKKFDCPCFKDHBIFIIBOJPLAMOENE\1.1_0\APP\BACKGROUND.JS, Quarantined, 208, 757812, 1.0.14910, , ame, 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\app\index.js, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\_metadata\computed_hashes.json, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\_metadata\verified_contents.json, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\about.html, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\icon.png, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\index.html, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\main.js, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\main.js.map, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\manifest.json, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\polyfills-es5.js, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\polyfills-es5.js.map, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\polyfills.js, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\polyfills.js.map, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\popup.html, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\runtime.js, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\runtime.js.map, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\styles.css, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\styles.js, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\styles.js.map, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\vendor.js, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot.Generic, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\mkdmnkkfdcpcfkdhbifiibojplamoene\1.1_0\vendor.js.map, Quarantined, 208, 757812, , , , 
PUP.Optional.Spigot, C:\USERS\{username}\DESKTOP\FINDMYNASCARLINEUP.EXE, Quarantined, 158, 756784, 1.0.14910, D7795909B8C4DB37C7A293AB, dds, 00456916

Physical Sector: 0
(No malicious items detected)

WMI: 0
(No malicious items detected)


(end)

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