WebCake

WebCake Description


WebCake is an adware program that is supposed to enhance your browsing experience but, in fact, it causes numerous problems on an affected computer system. Although WebCake states to be a great program that can provide PC users with the best offers and discount coupons, as well as an option to compare prices of certain products and services, it leads to more inconveniences than benefits. WebCake invades the targeted computer without the victimized PC user’s consent and, therefore, it is also categorized as a potentially unwanted program. WebCake is usually installed onto the affected computer together with free program downloads from the Internet.
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WebCake can be inserted into Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. WebCake is not a malware infection, and it doesn’t destroy the attacked computer directly. However, WebCake creates numerous situations that raise the chances of getting corrupted by malware infections and disturbs web browsing. WebCake displays numerous pop-up ads on the screen of the compromised PC while the computer user is browsing the web, especially if he/she is visiting shopping websites. WebCake displays pop-up ads with coupons that provide a variety of discounts and notify about offers for the items the PC user is interested.

WebCake Automatic Detection Tool (Recommended)


Is your PC infected with WebCake? To safely & quickly detect WebCake 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}AppID\WebCakeIEClient.DLLSOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\WebCakeIEClient.DLLSOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{7169BBB3-3289-4696-B35D-4A88BCF6FB12}SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{EFDF368C-8DD9-4E05-87CD-16AA5CB03CB8}SOFTWARE\Classes\WebCakeIEClient.ApiSOFTWARE\Classes\WebCakeIEClient.Api.1SOFTWARE\Classes\WebCakeIEClient.LayersSOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{2A5A2A90-3B30-4E6E-A955-2F232C6EF517}SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{AF6B0594-6008-4327-93E5-608AD710A6FA}SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\TypeLib\{EFDF368C-8DD9-4E05-87CD-16AA5CB03CB8}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\wc-053C_RASAPI32SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\wc-053C_RASMANCSSOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\Webcake_RASAPI32SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\AppID\WebCakeIEClient.DLLSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\AppID\{7169BBB3-3289-4696-B35D-4A88BCF6FB12}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\CLSID\{2A5A2A90-3B30-4E6E-A955-2F232C6EF517}SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\wc-053C_RASAPI32SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\wc-053C_RASMANCSSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\wc-0858_RASAPI32SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\wc-0858_RASMANCSSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\webcake-0670_RASAPI32SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\webcake-0670_RASMANCSSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\webcake0710-0480_RASMANCSSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\webcake_5202013-0720_RASAPI32SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\webcake_5202013-0720_RASMANCSSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\webcake_5202013-0E58_RASMANCSSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{2A5A2A90-3B30-4E6E-A955-2F232C6EF517}SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\WebCakeUpdaterServiceSYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WebCake Desktop UpdaterSYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WebCakeUpdaterSYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\eventlog\Application\WebCakeUpdaterServiceSYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\WebCake Desktop UpdaterSYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\WebCakeUpdaterSYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\WebCakeUpdaterServiceTypeLib\{EFDF368C-8DD9-4E05-87CD-16AA5CB03CB8}WebCakeIEClient.ApiWebCakeIEClient.Api.1WebCakeIEClient.LayersWebCakeIEClient.LayersWow6432Node\AppID\{7169BBB3-3289-4696-B35D-4A88BCF6FB12}Wow6432Node\TypeLib\{EFDF368C-8DD9-4E05-87CD-16AA5CB03CB8}
  • The following CLSID's were detected:
    HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path} {C4ED781C-7394-4906-AAFF-D6AB64FF7C38}{DF84E609-C3A4-49CB-A160-61767DAF8899}
Posted: May 23, 2013 | By
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Threat Metric
Threat Level: 2/10
Detection Count: 281,113

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