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Adssite ToolBar

Posted: June 18, 2008

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 6/10
Infected PCs: 30
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: January 10, 2019
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Adssite toolbar is a malware infection that propagates via gaming download sites and file sharing websites. Usually it comes bundled with various annoying tools, including the Adssite Toolbar, Adsite Games, and Adsite Browser Optimizer, which are downloaded and installed without your knowledge or consent. After the installation, Adssite toolbar will generate hundreds of irritating and extremely obtrusive commercial pop-up adverts, which may create web browser instability and Internet connection slowdown. The Adssite toolbar also includes backdoor capabilities, which allow a remote hacker to gain full access to any personal or financial data stored on your PC. Immediate removal of Adssite toolbar is recommended.

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Technical Details

File System Modifications

Tutorials: If you wish to learn how to remove malware components manually, you can read the tutorials on how to find malware, kill unwanted processes, remove malicious DLLs and delete other harmful files. Always be sure to back up your PC before making any changes.

The following files were created in the system:



adssite_toolbar_setup[1].exe File name: adssite_toolbar_setup[1].exe
Size: 314.91 KB (314916 bytes)
MD5: 740e35c25653d4b08d615875e326052a
Detection count: 92
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
toolbar.dll File name: toolbar.dll
Size: 561.15 KB (561152 bytes)
MD5: 12388b4b797fd6b4d798eef30c41b1b4
Detection count: 10
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

Directory%ProgramFiles%\Adssite Advanced Toolbar

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