Lucky Savings

Lucky Savings Description

Lucky Savings is an adware program that will display its own ads on Amazon, eBay, Facebook and other websites that computer users are visiting. These advertisements will be displayed as boxes including a variety of coupons that are available or as underlined keywords, which when clicked will show an advertisement that declares it is sent to PC users by Lucky Savings. Lucky Savings is an add-on for Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome that is usually added when PC users install other free software products.

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When computer users install these free software products, they will also install Lucky Savings on their PCs. Some of the applications that come bundled with Lucky Savings involve 1ClickDownload, Yontoo and FBPhotoZoom. When installed, whenever the PC user will attempt to use a search form in Google, Ebay, Facebook or any other websites, Lucky Savings will illustrate a box in the right top part of the hacked web browser, which contains related ads, keyword suggestions, and sponsored links.

Lucky Savings Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)

Is your PC infected with Lucky Savings? To safely & quickly detect Lucky Savings 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.
  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name Detection Count
    1 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Start Menu\Programs\Lucky Savings 19
    2 %APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Lucky Savings 16
    3 %USERPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Lucky Savings 12
    4 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Lucky Savings 9
    5 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Lucky Savings 6
    6 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Lucky Savings 3
    7 %LOCALAPPDATA%\Lucky Savings N/A

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\Proxy\installations\Lucky SavingsHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}Lucky Savings
Posted: February 21, 2013 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 2/10
Detection Count: 23

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