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Adware.activeshopper Analysis Report
Threat Submitted On: 12/7/2007 7:04:51 AM
Threat Analysed On: 12/7/2007 12:04:51 PM
Threat Updated On: 1/27/2011 3:09:56 AM
Type : Adware
Symptoms of activeshopper
  • Displays porn/abusive content or intrusive third-party advertisements.
  • Shows deceptive or false warning.
  • Generates advertisement even when the program is not running
  • Synchronously installs other bundled program.
  • The program can places unwanted adverts on computer screen.
Information
Alias : Adware.activeshopper
Md5 Hash : [d091cad1b8125ff7db1f6585538749cd]
File Size : (212384 bytes)

Technical Details

Here are the Technical findings of our analysis team after analyzing this malware in detail :-

Creates the following infected Files on user's System
Note:
Delete the following Files to remove Infection
File: activeshopper comparative shopping.lnk
Path : %homepath%\desktop

Md5Hash :011f6905baad9c6ef811e4c8cf0b22bc ( 1110 bytes)
File: barlcher.dll
Path : %programfiles%\activeshopper

Md5Hash :d593fff2cf12dcfd9a2c3bcdd75a42bb ( 120584 bytes)
File: compbar.dll
Path : %programfiles%\activeshopper

Md5Hash :5a39fde53523c07ef709b1a346bf8213 ( 321288 bytes)
File: uninstall.exe
Path : %programfiles%\activeshopper

Md5Hash :368a76cc15643c43257c670aef348fd9 ( 46347 bytes)
File: activeshopper comparative shopping.lnk
Path : %userprofile%\favorites

Md5Hash :fb2d5a98a531360804f6535a43b957b0 ( 1104 bytes)
File: activeshopper comparative shopping.lnk
Path : %userprofile%\favorites\links

Md5Hash :401b88f28ce22d4bb686f4f56803afa3 ( 1104 bytes)
File: activeshopper comparative shopping.lnk
Path : %userprofile%\start menu

Md5Hash :b95ea6418b13f3e3ba312369d2402e9b ( 1110 bytes)
File: activeshopper homepage.lnk
Path : %userprofile%\start menu\programs\activeshopper

Md5Hash :5af847dffccbfebc20f01a82532747b2 ( 1106 bytes)
File: help & support center.lnk
Path : %userprofile%\start menu\programs\activeshopper

Md5Hash :0e90b6165858bcb842eb6deb79004520 ( 1122 bytes)
File: take a tour.lnk
Path : %userprofile%\start menu\programs\activeshopper

Md5Hash :92e36c51478a0e55736c8f8ec0103f5a ( 1122 bytes)
File: test activeshopper.lnk
Path : %userprofile%\start menu\programs\activeshopper

Md5Hash :557f1e6b58fc9ba026bfddb2f656ec28 ( 1643 bytes)
File: user manual.lnk
Path : %userprofile%\start menu\programs\activeshopper

Md5Hash :14ab24e8156d398748d88ca81235eaf8 ( 1134 bytes)
Also creates the following files on user's System which are also created by Genuine Software :-
Note:
These file(s) can be kept as they are also created by genuine Software.
File : [randomname].exe
Path : %workingdir%

Md5Hash :d091cad1b8125ff7db1f6585538749cd ( 212384 bytes)
The following Registry Values are added to the provided Registry Keys :-
Note:
Delete the added Values from the Key to remove Infection
|__ Value Added :
{3d782bb3-f2a5-11d3-bf4c-000000000000} = "getpricebar"
Creates the following child process(s) on execution:

%programfiles%\internet explorer\iexplore.exe -nohome

services.exe

Creates the Following MUTEX(s) on user's System:-
shell.cmrupidllist
raspbfile
ctf.lbes.mutexdefaults-1-5-21-1614895754-1788223648-839522115-1005
ctf.compart.mutexdefaults-1-5-21-1614895754-1788223648-839522115-1005
ctf.asm.mutexdefaults-1-5-21-1614895754-1788223648-839522115-1005
ctf.layouts.mutexdefaults-1-5-21-1614895754-1788223648-839522115-1005
ctf.tmd.mutexdefaults-1-5-21-1614895754-1788223648-839522115-1005
_!shmsfthistory!_
msimgsizecachemutex
ddrawwindowlistmutex
ddrawdriverobjectlistmutex
__ddrawexclmode__
__ddrawcheckexclmode__
_shuassist.mtx
Tries To Connect to The Following Urls:-
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/quicksupport/
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/style.css
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/menus/dmb_i.gif
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/email_to_friend.js
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/images/tab_seperator.gif
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/sample_step1.js
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/images/flag_uk.gif
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/sample_step2.asp?&tl=1
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/sample.asp?counter=yes&userid=&tl=1
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/includes/functions_search.js
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/menus/dmb_m.gif
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/images/btn_rss.gif
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/images/partner_logos/activeshopper.gif
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/sample_step1.asp?&tl=1
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://stats.hitbox.com/js/hbp.js
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.google-analytics.com/urchin.js
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/images/flag_fr.gif
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/menus/iemenu.js
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/swf/email_to_friend.swf
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.googleadservices.com/pagead/conversion/1070666072/?random=1070778785078&value=1&label=lead&hl=en&gl=us&fmt=1&bg=ffffff
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/%%rel%%blank.gif
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/images/menu_bg_off.gif
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/images/flag_de.gif
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/images/small_toolbar.jpg
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/images/right_sep.gif
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.googleadservices.com/pagead/conversion.js
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/images/carrot.gif
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/images/flag_us.gif
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/images/sample_timer.swf
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/images/small_homepage.gif
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://fpdownload2.macromedia.com/get/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/images/header_final_04.gif
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://fpdownload2.macromedia.com/pub/shockwave/cabs/flash/swflash.cab
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/images/flag_au.gif
Http_Version :http/1.0
192.168.0.10http://www.activeshopper.com/images/small_sidebar.jpg

NOTE:

1. %homepath% Refers to the windows current user's profile folder. By default it is 'C:\Documents and Settings\[user]'
2. %programfiles% Refers to the program files folder. By default it is 'C:\Program Files'
3. %userprofile% Refers to the windows current user's profile folder. By default it is 'C:\Documents and Settings\[user]'
4. %workingdir% Refers to the current directory in which user is working.

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