Adware.Scorpion Saver

Adware.Scorpion Saver Description


Scorpion Saver is an adware that may show annoying random adverts on the computer when the PC user is visiting shopping related and social networking websites. The pop-up adverts shown by Scorpion Saver may recommend web users numerous discounts and offers. If the computer user clicks on the pop-up adverts delivered by Scorpion Saver, Scorpion Saver may unwillingly divert him to suspicious advertising websites. Scorpion Saver may be installed into Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome while the computer user is installing freeware and shareware.
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While being installed on the computer system, Scorpion Saver may change browser settings and modify the default start page and search engine with a certain commercial website. When the PC user attempts to look for anything on the net in any genuine search provider, he may see the toolbar of Scorpion Saver on the browser that may show a variety of pop-up adverts and sponsored links associated with the computer user’s browsing habits. Scorpion Saver may trace the PC user’s surfing activity and transmit collected data to third-parties for unknown intentions.

Aliases


AdPeak [Sophos]Adware-Adpeak [McAfee]PUP.Optional.Adpeak [Malwarebytes]TROJ_GEN.F47V1206 [TrendMicro-HouseCall]



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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.
  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name Detection Count
    1 %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\Package Cache\{f9ab2e02-fc46-4e6e-ad70-b424ce36cf51} 66
    2 %AllUsersProfile%\Application Data\Package Cache\{C206998A-0EB2-4BF1-A091-02CDD18152E4}v1.0.0.0 62
    3 ss.exe 50
    4 %ProgramFiles(x86)%\ScorpionSaver 19
    5 %AllUsersProfile%\Package Cache\{f9ab2e02-fc46-4e6e-ad70-b424ce36cf51} 16
    6 %AllUsersProfile%\Package Cache\{C206998A-0EB2-4BF1-A091-02CDD18152E4}v1.0.0.0 12

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}Installer\Dependencies\{C206998A-0EB2-4BF1-A091-02CDD18152E4}Installer\Dependencies\{f9ab2e02-fc46-4e6e-ad70-b424ce36cf51}Installer\Features\3A9F56B942D9A2546BFE41756DE52495Installer\Products\3A9F56B942D9A2546BFE41756DE52495Installer\UpgradeCodes\5F4506BC6317E2F4E84CCA0CEEF2609ESoftware\Adpeak, Inc.\ScorpionSaverSoftware\AppDataLow\Software\Scorpion SaverSOFTWARE\Classes\SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\CLSID\CCC9642C-CB76-46E5-AF27-7D7B5DD2348BSOFTWARE\CLSID\CCC9642C-CB76-46E5-AF27-7D7B5DD2348BSOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects, value: CCC9642C-CB76-46E5-AF27-7D7B5DD2348BSOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{10AD2C61-0898-4348-8600-14A342F22AC3}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{10AD2C61-0898-4348-8600-14A342F22AC3}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{10AD2C61-0898-4348-8600-14A342F22AC3}Software\ScorpionSaverSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\CLSID\CCC9642C-CB76-46E5-AF27-7D7B5DD2348BSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects, value: CCC9642C-CB76-46E5-AF27-7D7B5DD2348BSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{10AD2C61-0898-4348-8600-14A342F22AC3}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{C206998A-0EB2-4BF1-A091-02CDD18152E4}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{f9ab2e02-fc46-4e6e-ad70-b424ce36cf51}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}{C206998A-0EB2-4BF1-A091-02CDD18152E4}
  • The following CLSID's were detected:
    HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path} {10AD2C61-0898-4348-8600-14A342F22AC3}{C206998A-0EB2-4BF1-A091-02CDD18152E4}{f9ab2e02-fc46-4e6e-ad70-b424ce36cf51}
Posted: October 31, 2013 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 2/10
Detection Count: 40,743
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