Bubble Dock

Bubble Dock Description

Bubble Dock is an adware application that can be installed into any web browser. Bubble Dock is available in French, Swiss, Italian and Spanish. Bubble Dock offers access to news, games, Facebook, email, web TV, Youtube videos, shortcuts, apps, RSS, podcasts and many more by clicking on the desktop. As the toolbar of Bubble Dock is free of charge, the company that owes it, earns money from advertisements displayed including popup ads, in text promotions, and a variety of coupons and deals.

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Web users can install Bubble Dock from the company’s official website, but usually, it is inserted into Internet browsers without a computer user’s permision to use it. Bubble Dock comes bundled with other free software products. After downloading and installing such a free program, the PC user might install many more unsafe programs, like Bubble Dock or even toolbars that hijack and change the home page and default search engine on the compromised Intermet browser.


Generic.7EE [AVG]PUA.BubbleDock [Ikarus]PUP/Nosibay [Panda]Artemis [McAfee-GW-Edition]Adware.Downware.10519 [DrWeb]Bubble Dock [Sophos]Suspicious_GEN.F47V0413 [TrendMicro-HouseCall]Riskware ( 0040eff71 ) [K7GW]BubbleDock (fs) [VIPRE]PUP.Optional.Nosibay.A [Malwarebytes]

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Bubble Dock Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)

Is your PC infected with Bubble Dock? To safely & quickly detect Bubble Dock we highly recommend you run the malware scanner listed below.

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}AppID\IESurfMatch.DLLNosibay.SurfMatchNosibay.SurfMatch.1Software\Classes\MIME\Database\Content Type\application/x-bubbledockSOFTWARE\Classes\Nosibay.SurfMatch.1SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\AppID\IESurfMatch.DLLSOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\kbjlipmgfoamgjaogmbihaffnpkpjajpSoftware\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions, value: {23AF19F7-1D5B-442C-B14C-3D1081953C94}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\livesticker.comSoftware\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_BROWSER_EMULATION, value: 61599.Bubble_Dock.BBD023.no.exeSoftware\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_BROWSER_EMULATION, value: Bubble Dock.exeSOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Bubble Suite UpdateSOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{23AF19F7-1D5B-442c-B14C-3D1081953C94}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{23AF19F7-1D5B-442C-B14C-3D1081953C94}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{23AF19F7-1D5B-442C-B14C-3D1081953C94}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Bubble DockSOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions, value: bubbledock@nosibay.comSoftware\NosibaySoftware\Nosibay\Bubble Dock TagSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\AppID\IESurfMatch.DLLSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Google\Chrome\Extensions\kbjlipmgfoamgjaogmbihaffnpkpjajpSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{23AF19F7-1D5B-442c-B14C-3D1081953C94}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions, value: bubbledock@nosibay.comWow6432Node\AppID\IESurfMatch.DLLHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}Bubble Suite
  • The following CLSID's were detected:
    HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path} {23AF19F7-1D5B-442c-B14C-3D1081953C94}{17734227-EAAA-4C5E-9AA3-036AD981B3A6}{8C973B84-E6DA-49D8-B786-9C93C2E587F5}{B1DBD7F1-13D4-4FBE-8CC1-7BF878C10CDA}
Posted: April 11, 2013 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 2/10
Detection Count: 446,025

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