Applehebi

Posted: December 26, 2008

Applehebi Description

"Applehebi" popup is a malicious Trojan that comes bundled with hacked downloads of WinRAR. The "Applehebi" popup Trojan can wreak havoc on your PC's system by changing its host's file. This can cause the webpage your visiting to be redirected to a phony Microsoft security page which will attempt to download more malware onto your computer.

If you see the "Applehebi" popup, first delete your current version of WinRAR and then remove the infection.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 C:\Windows\System32\Explore.exe

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