Posted: October 7, 2008

Ruptool Description

Ruptool is a dangerous Browser Helper Object that has the ability to load every time that you use Internet Explorer. Ruptool may hijack your homepage redirecting you to sites full of malware downloads and malicious links that could lead to further infection from unknown parasites. Ruptool is not an initial threat itself but it could easily lead you in the wrong direction to harmful sites and software downloads. It is very important to detect and remove the Ruptool using a reputable spyware scan and removal tool.

File System Modifications

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

Registry Modifications

  • The following newly produced Registry Values are:
    HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browser helper objects\{f32b24f1-25fa-4a91-9f97-5272b3ce8fca}HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\clsid\{f32b24f1-25fa-4a91-9f97-5272b3ce8fca}HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\clsid\{f32b24f1-25fa-4a91-9f97-5272b3ce8fca}\inprocserver32HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\clsid\{f32b24f1-25fa-4a91-9f97-5272b3ce8fca}\inprocserver32 threadingmodelHKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\clsid\{f32b24f1-25fa-4a91-9f97-5272b3ce8fca}\progidHKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\clsid\{f32b24f1-25fa-4a91-9f97-5272b3ce8fca}\programmableHKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\clsid\{f32b24f1-25fa-4a91-9f97-5272b3ce8fca}\typelibHKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\clsid\{f32b24f1-25fa-4a91-9f97-5272b3ce8fca}\versionindependentprogidHKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\plaso\clsid

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