JumpFlip Description

JumpFlip Screenshot 1Jump Flip is an add-on that makes changes to your browser solely for optimizing the display of advertising, thus making Jump Flip classifiable as adware. Although Jump Flip’s marketing describes its functions as helpful for your Web-browsing experience, malware researchers find no advantages to have from Jump Flip’s advertisements, which may endanger your online security or compromise the performance of your Web browser. No matter which browsers Jump Flip affects, using independent PC security software is the simplest way of deleting Jump Flip while being certain that all of its advertisements are removed with Jump Flip.

The Browser 3ewAdd-On that Takes a Flying Leap Over Your Own Web-Browsing Settings

Though its website, Jumpflip.net, proclaims its software as the ‘best’ technology for browsing the Web, malware researchers didn’t need much time to ascertain that Jump Flip is an infinitely replaceable and non-beneficial adware program. The modifications that Jump Flip may make to one or more Web browsers may include:
  • Changing text key words to include links to unrelated third parties, which sometimes are known as in-text or inline-text advertisements.
  • Injecting additional search results.
  • Delaying the loading of unrelated websites to display full-page advertisements.
  • Injecting banners or other graphical elements into an unrelated Web page.
  • Launching separate pop-up windows automatically.

Many of these advertising functions may change the way that your browser displays various websites, which may be an accessibility issue that makes it difficult to interact with a website’s content.

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Jump Flip also may impact your browser’s performance. Finally, as a general rule of thumb, malware experts consider advertising promoted by Jump Flip and other disreputable add-ons to be a potential security hazard that may force your browser to load phishing scams and other PC threats that circulate throughout the Web.

Flipping Jump Flip Off of Any Browser It Might Be Molesting

Although Jump Flip’s website offers some generic instructions for how you might remove Jump Flip from your PC, malware experts have found these instructions inadequate for deleting Jump Flip and removing all of the side effects of its installation. Because Jump Flip may affect Chrome, Internet Explorer and Firefox through separate changes, you, likewise, should use browser-independent means of deleting Jump Flip. For casual PC users and even most PC security experts, restarting Windows in Safe Mode and using strong anti-malware software for Jump Flip’s removal is the way the situation should be handled.

While malware experts haven’t finished looking over the distribution channels Jump Flip may be exploiting, Jump Flip is more likely to be installed automatically. Software bundles from websites with adware-riddled histories, spam e-mail attachments and other possible routes for infection should be treated with all due disdain, and suspicious programs should be scanned with anti-malware software that can detect a potential bundle for Jump Flip.


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JumpFlip Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)

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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 system32\ drivers\ wStLib64.sys 8,010
    2 %PROGRAMFILES%\ Jump Flip\ bin\ utilJumpFlip.exe 4,253
    3 %WINDIR%\ System32\ drivers\ tStLib.sys 3,248
    4 %WINDIR%\ System32\ drivers\ wStLibG64.sys 1,621
    5 %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\hphehadppenpmajgnkjdcopcfijjegaf 206
    6 %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\hphehadppenpmajgnkjdcopcfijjegaf 203
    7 %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\databases\chrome-extension_hphehadppenpmajgnkjdcopcfijjegaf_0 200
    8 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\hphehadppenpmajgnkjdcopcfijjegaf 197
    9 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\hphehadppenpmajgnkjdcopcfijjegaf 194
    10 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\databases\chrome-extension_hphehadppenpmajgnkjdcopcfijjegaf_0 191

    More files

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\{6db9fdfe-b718-4962-be0c-0a5fce7f7f7b}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{6DB9FDFE-B718-4962-BE0C-0A5FCE7F7F7B}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Jump FlipSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Google\Chrome\Extensions\hphehadppenpmajgnkjdcopcfijjegafSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Jump FlipSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\updateJumpFlip_RASAPI32SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\updateJumpFlip_RASMANCSSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{6db9fdfe-b718-4962-be0c-0a5fce7f7f7b}SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Update Jump FlipSYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Update Jump FlipSYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\Update Jump Flip
  • The following CLSID's were detected:
    HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path} {6db9fdfe-b718-4962-be0c-0a5fce7f7f7b}{F325945D-DAFE-4312-95D8-1913AEB1D810}{4318395F-DFF1-48AF-B5F0-958E93D16D56}
Posted: October 3, 2013 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 2/10
Detection Count: 97,146

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