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FWN Toolbar

Posted: July 21, 2009

FWN Toolbar is a browser hijacker that detects when the user performs a search in a popular Internet search engine Google and sends a web browser to a predetermined web site instead of showing Google search results. FWN Toolbar records all entered search keywords and addresses of visited web sites and sends gathered data to its home server. The spyware runs on every Windows startup.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 fwntoolbar.dll

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\internet explorer\toolbar\{26398112-f068-4273-964b-a1d8bcf3e576}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\shell extensions\approved\{26398112-f068-4273-964b-a1d8bcf3e576}