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ActualNames

Posted: March 28, 2006

ActualNames is an address bar search hijacker which targets IE, Netscape and AOL browsers. ActualNames seems to contain components to interfere with sending of e-mail from many softwares and web sites. Bundled with KazaaMate. Suspected also to be installed by ActiveX drive-by download from some pop-ups. ActualNames has the ability to update itself via the Internet. It includes the uninstaller.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 cliner.exe
    2 finddll.dll
    3 findservice.exe
    4 mailbook.exe
    5 mailbookproxy.dll
    6 mydll.dll
    7 nn7dll.dll
    8 nndll.dll
    9 spredirect.dll
    10 unins000.exe
    11 update.exe
    12 updater.exe
    13 updaterproxy.dll

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}7197649B-548D-41C0-B2C1-45ED402594AHKEY_CLASSES_ROOTAdvSearch.AlarIT.LioN.UpdaterHKEY_CLASSES_ROOTAdvSearch.AlarIT.LioN.Updater.1HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionRunBrowseProxy
  • The following CLSID's were detected:
    HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path}4CD051DD-AA90-4C5C-BD55-EA52969BE48B300D6635-E419-47E3-9642-6D73337684CDDEE456F3-A075-4F60-BEA0-8748D0917701B9CD23F0-086D-4190-9C04-FBFA1EA09FF892C7D65C-52F3-4545-8A35-213D730DB1ED80751B22-3FB8-4ED9-B029-E6F568BB48A833403499-E238-4F35-8F5A-7F53D24FF9E2

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