Locator is an additional Internet Explorer toolbar that provides a web search service and links to certain Internet resources. Locator changes web browser's default home and search pages without asking for user permission. Moreover, it can download from the Internet and run arbitrary files. The threat is able to silently update itself. Locator must be manually installed. It runs every time the user starts Internet Explorer.
File System Modifications
- The following files were created in the system:
# File Name 1 locators.dll 2 lupdtr.exe
- The following newly produced Registry Values are:
- The following CLSID's were detected:
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