FindWide

FindWide Description


FindWide Screenshot 1FindWide is a browser hijacker that, once installed on the infected computer, adds a browser add-on on the compromised Internet browser. FindWide installs itself on the targeted PC together with numerous shareware or freeware applications. Usually, the option to install a toolbar of FindWide is pre-checked and even invisible during the common installation process. FindWide hijacks search results in any legal search engine and redirect victims to its own website called search.findwide.com. Search.findwide.com is supported by FindWide, which displays pop-up ads from Microsoft and is probably using Bing results.
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Technical Details

File System Modifications

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  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name Detection Count
    1 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\epllmekoijibcgdkdlhjnmmeejfjjoce 297
    2 %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\epllmekoijibcgdkdlhjnmmeejfjjoce 294
    3 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\dlnmlmddkkbbongooipbmbbkchnigngl 250
    4 %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fkilbfdfnadoplceencmgcccnojanojd 106
    5 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fkilbfdfnadoplceencmgcccnojanojd 103
    6 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\TNT2 100
    7 %LOCALAPPDATA%\TNT2 97
    8 %PROGRAMFILES%\TNT2 41
    9 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\TNT2 37
    10 %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\oacibinnkdhgkgmknhgcgiilchnbmogo 31

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\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions, value: {8EC1EB3E-7348-49F8-A6D8-92FAC4CFC478}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions, value: {7F4039FB-5565-4E55-ADDD-CB0C3536D6E0}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions, value: {2D724534-4C06-4C7B-8855-FC382FF10B4E}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions, value: {5511D068-2A76-43F8-A2F0-1FE40645002E}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions, value: {EDF97228-AF6A-4249-B05F-9DA9F0884F43}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions, value: {2760BEE6-E922-4533-ADD0-5655AD0E9B51}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions, value: {C3F82EA0-79C0-46EA-9F89-5A16809558C6}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions, value: {44FBFC65-6311-40E3-9800-A2D9D6610262}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions, value: {756EC993-7543-4A3C-8629-84D64D0CC95F}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions, value: {432BC798-4561-4D0A-8B04-AF188AC640D9}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions, value: {63B2B812-A562-4380-AF55-AFEFFC1FA2A1}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\findwide.comSoftware\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\DragDrop\{70BC1CDB-0744-4172-BDA0-B5A487D00C3A}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{72A6AB0F-2FA8-4C73-9FCB-1E62A608F001}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{1590ACBD-15D3-45AD-84B4-C6CF806B4DEE}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{311A7D31-67BF-4C46-971B-B18372C6CDFF}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{3851BAF2-FE23-49DD-A5B5-CE769B878668}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{3B57C377-18BD-4C2F-9E7E-1A8FB1D93B85}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{485413B8-BAFE-4781-8481-1046D1B9E24C}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{4A078509-2734-4F48-8837-AF12409E59E4}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{7C402462-CD39-4B25-9B40-319A32B5E48C}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{833D151E-6D3F-4105-9FCA-D7F75589597B}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{AECD6A72-DCC8-4D52-A2DB-EEB98666737F}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{B26DCC6C-EEDC-4C28-841E-0FD3B53F19BE}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{D7716E45-FA3B-48C5-B077-28180C1F3479}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{F6F256FB-547E-475A-9145-819605D8524A}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{FF66E096-5210-4CE5-8A04-5D635C562F80}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {8EC1EB3E-7348-49F8-A6D8-92FAC4CFC478}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {7F4039FB-5565-4E55-ADDD-CB0C3536D6E0}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {C6B99C69-F157-425B-84E7-E634FFEDBD2E}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {D9392729-08A6-4A11-B5A2-E098A9C7084D}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {6F2F247A-473C-41FF-AF0D-1D0485CD0EC3}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {5511D068-2A76-43F8-A2F0-1FE40645002E}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {F592552D-5E0E-4F1C-ACDA-52B0453EE138}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {06A0ADB2-E26C-499F-8BF8-0572E9DAB3B5}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {320CC2FF-86D7-4D68-AD89-2F2681B14BF0}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {D026C6CC-5CF4-4DC7-926F-F076F490C9FE}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {B6396EF3-294A-45A2-A3F9-23B584AD8042}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {756EC993-7543-4A3C-8629-84D64D0CC95F}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {9BA84DA9-4A1D-4A59-A63A-D998F9DA738E}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {432BC798-4561-4D0A-8B04-AF188AC640D9}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {52668555-7190-4E6A-97E9-88C1149E60B5}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser, value: {7F4039FB-5565-4E55-ADDD-CB0C3536D6E0}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser, value: {6F2F247A-473C-41FF-AF0D-1D0485CD0EC3}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser, value: {2760BEE6-E922-4533-ADD0-5655AD0E9B51}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser, value: {06A0ADB2-E26C-499F-8BF8-0572E9DAB3B5}Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\WebBrowser, value: {63B2B812-A562-4380-AF55-AFEFFC1FA2A1}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{06A0ADB2-E26C-499F-8BF8-0572E9DAB3B5}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{2760BEE6-E922-4533-ADD0-5655AD0E9B51}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{2D724534-4C06-4C7B-8855-FC382FF10B4E}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{320CC2FF-86D7-4D68-AD89-2F2681B14BF0}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{44FBFC65-6311-40E3-9800-A2D9D6610262}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{63B2B812-A562-4380-AF55-AFEFFC1FA2A1}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{756EC993-7543-4A3C-8629-84D64D0CC95F}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{8386E749-3934-493D-91AF-252929E84847}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{C6B99C69-F157-425B-84E7-E634FFEDBD2E}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{D026C6CC-5CF4-4DC7-926F-F076F490C9FE}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{D9392729-08A6-4A11-B5A2-E098A9C7084D}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{EDF97228-AF6A-4249-B05F-9DA9F0884F43}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{F592552D-5E0E-4F1C-ACDA-52B0453EE138}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{06A0ADB2-E26C-499F-8BF8-0572E9DAB3B5}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{2760BEE6-E922-4533-ADD0-5655AD0E9B51}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{2D724534-4C06-4C7B-8855-FC382FF10B4E}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{320CC2FF-86D7-4D68-AD89-2F2681B14BF0}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{44FBFC65-6311-40E3-9800-A2D9D6610262}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{52668555-7190-4E6A-97E9-88C1149E60B5}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{63B2B812-A562-4380-AF55-AFEFFC1FA2A1}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{756EC993-7543-4A3C-8629-84D64D0CC95F}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{7F4039FB-5565-4E55-ADDD-CB0C3536D6E0}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{8386E749-3934-493D-91AF-252929E84847}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{C6B99C69-F157-425B-84E7-E634FFEDBD2E}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{D026C6CC-5CF4-4DC7-926F-F076F490C9FE}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{EDF97228-AF6A-4249-B05F-9DA9F0884F43}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{F592552D-5E0E-4F1C-ACDA-52B0453EE138}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\{109A37D0-CCCE-4434-931B-4311294D380C}Software\MozillaPlugins\@tnt2ghost.com/PluginSoftware\MozillaPlugins\@tnt2npapi.comSoftware\MozillaPlugins\@tnt2npapi.com/PluginSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\DragDrop\{70BC1CDB-0744-4172-BDA0-B5A487D00C3A}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{72A6AB0F-2FA8-4C73-9FCB-1E62A608F001}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {7F4039FB-5565-4E55-ADDD-CB0C3536D6E0}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {C6B99C69-F157-425B-84E7-E634FFEDBD2E}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {D9392729-08A6-4A11-B5A2-E098A9C7084D}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {6F2F247A-473C-41FF-AF0D-1D0485CD0EC3}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {5511D068-2A76-43F8-A2F0-1FE40645002E}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {F592552D-5E0E-4F1C-ACDA-52B0453EE138}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {8386E749-3934-493D-91AF-252929E84847}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {06A0ADB2-E26C-499F-8BF8-0572E9DAB3B5}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {320CC2FF-86D7-4D68-AD89-2F2681B14BF0}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {C3F82EA0-79C0-46EA-9F89-5A16809558C6}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {D026C6CC-5CF4-4DC7-926F-F076F490C9FE}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {B6396EF3-294A-45A2-A3F9-23B584AD8042}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {44FBFC65-6311-40E3-9800-A2D9D6610262}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {756EC993-7543-4A3C-8629-84D64D0CC95F}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {9BA84DA9-4A1D-4A59-A63A-D998F9DA738E}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {432BC798-4561-4D0A-8B04-AF188AC640D9}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar, value: {52668555-7190-4E6A-97E9-88C1149E60B5}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\SearchUS-TB10250-w_RASAPI32SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\SearchUS-TB10250-w_RASMANCSSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\TNT2User_RASAPI32SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\TNT2User_RASMANCSHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}{17D50B7D-C394-4E82-BB41-2DE97537175A}{66C56231-A05A-4053-9EBB-E193976D5816}{7B596686-0213-4A34-B045-44B4184260E5}{81074382-9E68-41A3-AF2B-4AB5DFF62126}{C04F5E7B-FEE0-4BF2-A279-27539C577774}{DC9FCACD-B49F-4741-8B45-93D82A9BF9FD}{F5F3D03C-5B46-499B-AAAB-64579341F602}{FA9D8507-B22D-4899-AB56-773E5F578E11}
  • The following CLSID's were detected:
    HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path} {63B2B812-A562-4380-AF55-AFEFFC1FA2A1}{52668555-7190-4E6A-97E9-88C1149E60B5}{432BC798-4561-4D0A-8B04-AF188AC640D9}{20969DCF-2975-4425-8F58-9292A3F5D3C7}{9BA84DA9-4A1D-4A59-A63A-D998F9DA738E}{756EC993-7543-4A3C-8629-84D64D0CC95F}{312290C7-C68C-4E99-A847-59E7738EB72F}{C3F82EA0-79C0-46EA-9F89-5A16809558C6}{320CC2FF-86D7-4D68-AD89-2F2681B14BF0}{06A0ADB2-E26C-499F-8BF8-0572E9DAB3B5}{2760BEE6-E922-4533-ADD0-5655AD0E9B51}{5511D068-2A76-43F8-A2F0-1FE40645002E}{6F2F247A-473C-41FF-AF0D-1D0485CD0EC3}{2D724534-4C06-4C7B-8855-FC382FF10B4E}{D9392729-08A6-4A11-B5A2-E098A9C7084D}{7F4039FB-5565-4E55-ADDD-CB0C3536D6E0}{FBA8498F-B3A0-4942-A2BF-E0CB7BC7E000}{A5ACC874-D943-483F-A2D1-14598D51F872}{655847A1-FA36-46ED-923B-A5CD523696EA}{615FACDF-DADB-440D-AC91-8AAB0AE9E3AD}{5D3DCC39-9233-4330-94E9-DA92BE49CA1A}{4CA2AC92-971B-47B1-ACB6-357B552155AC}{3137BC14-D8D7-4B67-8FFA-2E0B2E9D541B}{2AF343DD-3102-4F9D-AC95-DCA4C95382C7}{8D5BC51D-C9D3-43B9-B728-B30677B7C7E8}{803F550E-BAAE-42BB-8917-64BA0006AB17}{7A6BE473-7960-44D0-BD54-D23DA76353DF}{762D463B-C45A-456D-A80D-8689C297C91E}{52C5395B-1FCD-47FA-A834-FD830701C2D5}{ABB8A8A5-FF98-40F6-B573-5841B063EA37}{EB1F9F3C-5526-4DAE-BD4B-3EAA7715DA9F}{554EBE31-AEC1-4E34-BCE3-606467760D88}{0FEB2313-F89B-4AC6-8153-84025604A06A}
Posted: April 8, 2013 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 5/10
Detection Count: 283,596

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