Home Malware Programs Adware 123HD-Plus


Posted: August 4, 2014

Threat Metric

Ranking: 7,579
Threat Level: 2/10
Infected PCs: 717
First Seen: August 4, 2014
Last Seen: October 15, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

123HD-Plus is an adware application that may load up browser extensions within your web browser application where several ads and pop-ups may be generated. The 123HD-Plus ads may consist of random products or services where if clicked on will cause your web browser to redirect to other unwanted sites or pages that have questionable content. The use of 123HD-Plus ads may cause you to land on a site that offers downloads potentially leading to installing unknown and potentially malicious files. The 123HD-Plus ads may cause your browser to perform poorly in some situations. Removal of the 123HD-Plus ads may require use of an antimalware application designed to detect and remove adware threats on a Windows PC.

Technical Details

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN\FeatureControl\FEATURE_BROWSER_EMULATION\123HD-Plus-bg.exeSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\MAIN\FeatureControl\FEATURE_BROWSER_EMULATION\123HD-Plus-bg.exeHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}123HD-Plus

Additional Information

The following directories were created: