SearchTerms Description

SearchTerms is a spyware application that may be used to monitor internet activity and search terms. Usually SearchTerms may record information sent through popular search engines over the internet. This data may be gathered by a remote attacker. SearchTerms is loaded at startup of Windows where it may run when a certain web browser is executed. It is important to perform a thorough malware scan with a trusted antimalware application to remove SearchTerms and any related files.

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Technical Details

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..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{EFDAC3FE-F44A-4030-8589-1E23BC6573D5}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{EFDAC3FE-F44A-4030-8589-1E23BC6573D5}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\HTMLEdit.BhoHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\HTMLEdit.Bho.1HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{EFDAC3FE-F44A-4030-8589-1E23BC6573D5}
Posted: March 15, 2012 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 6/10
Detection Count: 19

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