HalfLemon

Posted: August 3, 2009

HalfLemon Description

ScreenshotHalfLemon may send this monitored information to a remote attacker when it can be used against you or worst, lead to identity theft. HalfLemon is a self updating program that pulls information from the internet to update itself. HalfLemon will boot at windows startup and may be very difficult to manually remove.

Moreover, HalfLemon is listed as an infection in a "Windows Antivirus Pro Alert" pop-up window from the rogue anti-spyware program called Windows Antivirus Pro.

File System Modifications

  • The following files were created in the system:
    # File Name
    1 %ProgramFiles%\Halflemon\halflemon.dll
    2 halflemon.exe
    3 halflemon.inf

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\HalflemonHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{D94AAA2A-C415-42E3-82B6-49FAB4EBFFE9}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Halflemon.SearchHookHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Halflemon.SearchHook.1HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{270514AB-6A3E-4DF8-9173-F240A0948251}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{0A4B13C3-CAF8-4DE1-BC09-48727433DD3A}

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