Mkrndofl Toolbar is a Trojan toolbar from the Zlob family. Mkrndofl Toolbar infects your system through corrupt video codec such as Rich Video Codec Smart Video Codec trojan which are found on malicious websites.
Once Mkrndofl Toolbar has infected your computer, it will drop a file called blackbird.jpg which contains five trojan files called Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.r.exe, Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.p.exe, Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.bl.exe,Trojan-Downloader.Win32.Agent.v.exe and
Mkrndofl Toolbar will display a fake security wizard called System Integrity Scan Wizard that links to rogue anti-spyware program PC-Cleaner.
Mkrndofl Toolbar has four icons named "Remove Popups", "Scan Spyware", "Security Test" and "Spam Protection", all of which lead to malicious websites that promote rogue anti-spyware software. A yellow bar also appears on the Mkrndofl Toolbar which attaches itself to the top of the search results webpage and says the following message: "Warning: possible spyware or adware infection! Click here to scan your computer for spyware...".
None of the products and services Mkrndofl Toolbar distributes are legitimate or trustworthy. It is recommended the immediate removal of Mkrndofl Toolbar.
File System Modifications
- The following files were created in the system:
# File Name 1 filemanagerclient.exe 2 fkwp1.5.exe 3 fkwp2.0.exe 4 fwebd.exe 5 fwebeditor.exe 6 mkrndofl.dll 7 Trojan.Win32.BlackBird.exe
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