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BHO/Hijacker/Toolbar/WebSearch

Alias: Trojan Horse, WebSearch Toolbar

Description: WebSearch Toolbar.bho1 is a browser helper object component of the WebSearch Toolbar.

Threat type:

BHO - A Browser Helper Object (BHO) is a software application that runs automatically whenever you start Internet Explorer. Browser Helper Objects are typically installed by other programs such as toolbar accessories and can track internet usage, create popup windows, display additional information on a viewed page and collect information that is transmitted by you over the internet. Malicious software that exploits this technology can replace banner advertisements with other ads, monitor your actions, change your home page, etc.

Hijacker - A Hijacker is a software application that takes control of your browser's settings. Usually it changes your home page and redirects it to some unknown site or modifies your search settings. It prevents you from changing back your browser's settings. An infected browser usually operates much slower.

Toolbar - A Toolbar is a group of buttons that performs different tasks. Unwanted toolbars are usually installed by adware programs that try to send users to their paying advertisers.


Advice: Remove This is a very high risk threat and should be removed immediately as to prevent harm to your computer and / or to protect your privacy.

Detection:
SpyNoMore removes BHO/Hijacker/Toolbar/WebSearch: Yes

Threat risk: High Risk
Remove WebSearch, WebSearch Remover
Very dangerous malware. Can log user's keyboard activity and take snapshots of the user's screen. Uses stealth installation and removal is very difficult. Category includes spyware programs, adware programs and trojans.

Symptoms:

BHO/Hijacker/Toolbar/WebSearch Signature Details: The following information includes some of the standard signatures associated with this spyware threat. Please do not attempt to manually remove these items from your computer; Removing these items incorrectly or partially can cause your computer to experience critical errors, prevent your computer from restarting or cause loss of Internet connectivity. Should you be infected with BHO/Hijacker/Toolbar/WebSearch, you can clean your computer by downloading SpyNoMore now.

Running Process Signatures:
N/A

File Signatures:
%PROFILE%\local settings\temp\wintools.exe
%WINDOWS%\winmem32.exe
%PROFILE%\local settings\temp\tbps.exe
%WINDOWS%\system32\msnycl.exe
%WINDOWS%\system32\appmgr00.exe
%WINDOWS%\system\spotonbh.dll
%PROFILE%\locals~1\temp\iexploreskins.exe
%WINDOWS%\system32\tbps.ini
%PROGRAM_FILES%\emusic\emusicsetup.exe
%WINDOWS%\system32\comcat94.exe
%WINDOWS%\system32\browseui.exe
%WINDOWS%\system32\aaaamon0.exe
%WINDOWS%\system32\msrolfn.exe
%WINDOWS%\fash.exe
%PROFILE%\local settings\temp\mso9cbcb.ppt
%PROGRAM_FILES%\emusic\emusicclient.exe
%WINDOWS%\system32\spotonbh.dll
%WINDOWS%\system32\certcli8.exe


Registered Dll (Dynamic Link Library) Signatures:
N/A

Folder Signatures:
%PROGRAM_FILES%\common files\wintools
%PROGRAM_FILES%\toolbar
%PROGRAM_FILES%\websearch toolbar
%COMMON_PROGRAMS%\web search tools
%PROFILE%\start menu\web search tools

Registry Signatures:
HKCR\clsid\{26e8361f-bce7-4f75-a347-98c88b418322}
HKLM\software\classes\typelib\{8992b6ca-b8c9-4aed-bf89-0a17f6296a06}
HKLM\system\currentcontrolset\services\tbpssvc
HKCR\clsid\{bbf122a7-8a4d-45b5-9e00-0f68bc87c904}
HKCR\interface\{7b8bd940-b1ef-460c-85a2-9acaaf7f9303}
HKCR\toolbar.itoolbarscriptclass
HKCR\interface\{d1951679-1d52-43fc-9585-0737143585f5}
HKCR\radio.radioplayer
HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects\{d6dff6d8-b94b-4720-b730-1c38c7065c3b}
HKCR\protocols\handler\relatedlinks
HKCR\clsid\{708be496-e202-497b-bc31-9cf47e3bf8d6}
HKLM\software\classes\typelib\{1d4db7d0-6ec9-47a3-bd87-1e41684e07bb}
HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects\{87766247-311c-43b4-8499-3d5fec94a183}
HKCR\clsid\{cabcf5e7-0c79-4f1c-909d-b9cf68fed746}
HKCR\btlink.relatedlinksprotocol
HKLM\software\classes\toolbar.itoolbarscriptclass
HKCR\interface\{618be527-b7f5-417c-bc51-98fdc2d6de61}
HKCR\tbps.plugindownadd
HKLM\software\microsoft\code store database\distribution units\{87067f04-de4c-4688-bc3c-4fcf39d609e7}
HKCR\interface\{c380566d-f343-42ab-987b-6b38a1a35747}
HKCR\tbps.plugininst
HKLM\software\btlink
HKCR\clsid\{8b0fa130-0c3d-4cb1-aeb7-2c29da5509a3}
HKCR\clsid\{63b78bc1-a711-4d46-ad2f-c581ac420d41}
HKCR\interface\{365b9a54-e613-46e5-9db1-4f91a9de80bd}
HKU\.default\software\toolbar
HKCR\btieinscriptconfigproj.btieinscriptconfig
HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects\{8952a998-1e7e-4716-b23d-3dbe03910972}
HKCR\clsid\{6e21f428-5617-47f7-aed8-b2e1d8fba711}
HKLM\software\microsoft\code store database\distribution units\{26e8361f-bce7-4f75-a347-98c88b418322}
HKCR\clsid\{d6dff6d8-b94b-4720-b730-1c38c7065c3b}
HKLM\software\btiein
HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall\ttool_uninstall
HKCR\clsid\{69357d4e-bf4d-4651-91e9-52ecd45a0128}
HKCR\tbps.toolbarscript
HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects\{8da5457f-a8aa-4ccf-a842-70e6fd274094}
HKCR\clsid\{8da5457f-a8aa-4ccf-a842-70e6fd274094}
HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects\{001dae60-95c0-11d3-924e-009027950886}
HKCR\clsid\{8952a998-1e7e-4716-b23d-3dbe03910972}
HKCR\clsid\{15ad6789-cdb4-47e1-a9da-992ee8e6bad6}
HKCU\software\toolbar
HKLM\software\classes\interface\{1d4db7d3-6ec9-47a3-bd87-1e41684e07bb}
HKCR\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects\{001dae60-95c0-11d3-924e-009027950886}
HKCR\clsid\{f1616b86-9288-489d-b71a-0ccf2f1a89da}
HKCR\clsid\{310cc549-4541-46a9-940f-52b342a6e682}
HKCR\typelib\{db9a4e78-35df-4a54-b6c5-c5190ceaf949}
HKCR\typelib\{37ac49e3-e906-4bd8-ae83-d0f7fb48fd17}
HKCR\tbps.pluginserver
HKCR\clsid\{ff76a5da-6158-4439-99ff-edc1b3fe100c}
HKCR\common.buttons
HKLM\software\classes\clsid\{001dae60-95c0-11d3-924e-009027950886}
HKCR\tbps.plugincfgobj
HKCR\clsid\{001dae60-95c0-11d3-924e-009027950886}
HKCR\clsid\{3c53010d-97ba-4650-84c5-1a6faa31055e}
HKCR\interface\{26e8361f-bce7-4f75-a347-98c88b418321}
HKCR\tbps.pluginevents
HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\installer\userdata\sto
HKCR\typelib\{b23b3add-84b1-414a-92b9-0cabe5a781f4}
HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall\btlink_dll
HKCR\interface\{66c22569-f05c-4a70-a142-763b337e1002}
HKCR\clsid\{cae0999f-78c5-49dc-9f30-13142aaaaba4}
HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\uninstall\hauto_uninstall
HKCR\clsid\{339bb23f-a864-48c0-a59f-29ea915965ec}
HKCR\clsid\{cd8d1caa-fe4a-45df-a06c-028aaf1821de}
HKCU\software\btiein
HKCR\protocols\name-space handler\res
HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects\{63b78bc1-a711-4d46-ad2f-c581ac420d41}
HKCR\btlink.resprotocol
HKCR\tbps.plugindown
HKCR\clsid\{2c4e6d22-b71f-491f-aad3-b6972a650d50}
HKCR\clsid\{fb45c451-b0e9-4407-bb6a-9361013f3e9a}
HKLM\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\moduleusage\c:/windows/downloaded program files/qdow_as2.dll
HKLM\software\classes\clsid\{1d4db7d2-6ec9-47a3-bd87-1e41684e07bb}
HKCR\interface\{99aa88d1-d9d3-410a-be9e-044f94c183da}
HKLM\software\classes\interface\{1d4db7d1-6ec9-47a3-bd87-1e41684e07bb}
HKLM\software\classes\interface\{bd6f129a-08db-4cc5-a75a-f2ab79e55b6e}
HKCR\interface\{6f59d850-a155-4930-98ae-689a2bc7b8e8}
HKCR\tbps.pluginconfig
HKCR\clsid\{af8b3c81-cd19-45fb-b6be-160d27711de8}
HKCR\toolbar.resprotocol
HKCR\interface\{234f09fb-fe89-4c6d-9203-31832fc051c3}
HKCR\protocols\handler\tpro
HKLM\software\toolbar
HKCR\interface\{f273d4ea-2025-4410-8408-251a0cd46be7}
HKCR\btieinscriptconfigproj.btieinscriptc


SpyNoMore Collected Residual File Signatures:
N/A


See Also:
Adware/BHO/Hijacker/NavExcel
Dialer/DialXS
BHO/Hijacker/Toolbar/Comodo Trust
BHO/Hijacker/MediaUpdate
Adware/Toolbar/Minstaller
Hijacker/Toolbar/Search Hijacker/PeopleOnPage
Adware/BHO/Hijacker/EUniverse
BHO/Hijacker/Toolbar/CustomToolbar
Dialer/Generic-3

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