Toolbar.MyWebSearch

Toolbar.MyWebSearch Description


System Progressive Protection Screenshot 1Toolbar.MyWebSearch, otherwise known as W32/Toolbar.MyWebSearch, is a misleading threat that appears in security alerts and desktop pop-up windows, generally initiated by fake spyware removers and rogue websites. Perhaps once, Toolbar.MyWebSearch may have been considered a threat, but now the biggest danger from Toolbar.MyWebSearch is to scare you into believing your PC is infected and purchasing Antivirus XP 2008 in order to combat the threat.
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Aliases


not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32 [Ikarus]Trojan.Win32.Generic.1258EE5C [Rising]AdWare.FunWeb.gq [VBA32]Adware/FunWeb.n [Jiangmin]Win32/SillyBHO.GNX [eTrust-Vet]Adware.Siggen.9983 [DrWeb]Riskware.AdWare.Win32!IK [Emsisoft]not-a-virus:WebToolbar.Win32.MyWebSearch.mg [Kaspersky]W32/Funweb.A!genr [Norman]a variant of Win32/Toolbar.MyWebSearch.Q [NOD32]

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Technical Details

File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

Registry Modifications

Tutorial: To edit and delete registry entries manually, read the tutorial on how to remove malicious registry entries.

Tip & Warning: Editing and removing the wrong registry keys can severely damage your PC, so remember to backup your Windows Registry! To optimize your Windows Registry and speed up your PC, download RegHunter's registry cleaner.
  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}Software\AppDataLow\Software\mywebsearchSoftware\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{56256A51-B582-467e-B8D4-7786EDA79AE0}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{07B18EA1-A523-4961-B6BB-170DE4475CCA}Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{07B18EA1-A523-4961-B6BB-170DE4475CCA}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\WsysControlSYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\WsysSvcSYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\SharedAccess\Parameters\FirewallPolicy\FirewallRules, value: {F921DE4A-6917-4EB4-8A1B-764259B8DB5E}SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\WsysSvcHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}WsysControl
  • The following CLSID's were detected:
    HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path} {F921DE4A-6917-4EB4-8A1B-764259B8DB5E}{a5b9c0f5-5616-47cd-a95f-e43b488faccf}{48586425-6bb7-4f51-8dc6-38c88e3ebb58}{07B18EA9-A523-4961-B6BB-170DE4475CCA}{13C9F1F9-2322-4D5C-81DF-6D4BF8476BA4}
Posted: August 28, 2009 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 5/10
Detection Count: 688,467
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