GorillaPrice Description

GorillaPrice is a browser add-on, which provides web users with various coupons, savings, and offers. GorillaPrice is valuable to many online shoppers because it helps to save money through a variety of deals and coupons. However, GorillaPrice is considered to be an adware application by security researchers. Numerous PC users are not aware of how GorillaPrice entered the computer. Therefore, GorillaPrice is categorized as GorillaPrice Virus by some computer users. GorillaPrice usually comes bundled with freeware or shareware programs.

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When GorillaPrice invades the targeted computer, it displays annoying pop-up ads on the screen of the PC. These advertisements pose a threat to the attacked computer system if the PC user tempts to click on links. Malware creators are using unknown services like GorillaPrice to distribute various malware infections to vulnerable computers. GorillaPrice is also used by scammers to earn money from the pay-per-click technique. GorillaPrice also records the victim’s browsing actions on the hacked web browser. GorillaPrice keeps track of the affected computer user’s browsing habits, knows the most visited websites, and knows which products the victimized web user searches the most.


Generic6.PID [AVG]Win32.Risk.Agent.Pbpd [Tencent]RDN/Generic PUP.x!c2y [McAfee-GW-Edition]Adware.GorillaPrice.Win32.106 [Zillya]ApplicUnwnt [Comodo]Win32:Injector-COO [Trj] [Avast]TROJ_GEN.R00UC0OBF15 [TrendMicro-HouseCall]Trojan.Gen.2 [Symantec]Adware ( 004bb5b41 ) [K7AntiVirus]Adware/Agent.207872 [Avira]

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GorillaPrice Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)

Is your PC infected with GorillaPrice? To safely & quickly detect GorillaPrice 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}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{98168995-CA43-4c33-BE81-99E6694468A4}SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\extensions, value: {a131ab52-77f3-4bd7-acc7-e2dfdfd298f0}Software\NetNucleousSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\GorillaPriceSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{98068995-CA43-4c33-BE80-99E6694468A4}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\GorillaPriceSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Mozilla\Firefox\extensions, value: {a131ab52-77f3-4bd7-acc7-e2dfdfd298f0}SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\GorillaPriceSYSTEM\ControlSet001\Services\GrillaPriceSYSTEM\ControlSet002\Services\GrillaPriceSYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\GorillaPriceSYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\Services\GrillaPrice
  • The following CLSID's were detected:
    HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path} {a131ab52-77f3-4bd7-acc7-e2dfdfd298f0}{98168995-CA43-4c33-BE81-99E6694468A4}
Posted: August 1, 2013 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 5/10
Detection Count: 55,412

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