SelectionLinks

SelectionLinks Description


SelectionLinks is an adware program, which will display advertisements and sponsored links on Facebook, Google, Youtube, and other websites that computer users are visiting. These advertisements will be displayed as boxes on different websites, and under them the affected PC user will see a link ‘about this ad’, which will take the attacked PC user to the website of SelectionLinks. SelectionLinks will also add a tab to the Google Search page, in which it will display Youtube and Twitter search results for the victim’s queries, and when the computer will highlight any words on a website, it will display a box including different search engines.
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SelectionLinks is a browser extension for Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome that is usually added when web users install other free applications. When PC users install these free applications, they will also install SelectionLinks.

SelectionLinks 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.

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}SelectionLinksApp.SelectionLinksAppSelectionLinksApp.SelectionLinksApp.1SOFTWARE\Classes\SelectionLinksApp.SelectionLinksAppSOFTWARE\Classes\SelectionLinksApp.SelectionLinksApp.1SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\AppID\SelectionLinksApp.DLLSOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{F377A4C9-C6AB-42B0-A518-A4CAF82D4896}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{F377A4C9-C6AB-42B0-A518-A4CAF82D4896}Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{F377A4C9-C6AB-42B0-A518-A4CAF82D4896}SOFTWARE\SelectLinksSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{F377A4C9-C6AB-42B0-A518-A4CAF82D4896}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{F377A4C9-C6AB-42B0-A518-A4CAF82D4896}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{F377A4C9-C6AB-42B0-A518-A4CAF82D4896}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\sl-obSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\SelectLinksHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}sl-ob
  • The following CLSID's were detected:
    HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path} {F377A4C9-C6AB-42B0-A518-A4CAF82D4896}{BF7CACFA-32C2-48C4-99C4-25E1F1DC0C46}{3E4D0631-21E1-4462-822B-A058EDAADEBC}{2ED31C46-3BC3-4D83-84DA-551B64476374}
Posted: March 26, 2013 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 2/10
Detection Count: 20,187
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