Home Malware Programs Spyware Adware.ActivShop


Posted: June 8, 2008

Threat Metric

Ranking: 16,666
Threat Level: 2/10
Infected PCs: 30
First Seen: July 24, 2009
Last Seen: March 31, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Adware.ActivShop is an adware application designed to "help" computer users with online shopping. Adware.ActivShop loads with Internet Explorer and has the ability to update itself without your consent and authorization. Adware.ActivShop will also record your browsing habits and send this information to its creators. Adware.ActivShop will also display large amounts of extremely insistent pop-up advertisements.


BestOffersNetworks [Sunbelt]ActiveShopper [Sophos]Malicious [Prevx1]Adware/ActivShopper [Panda]BestOffersNetwork (threat-c) [Microsoft]potentially unwanted program Adware-ActivShop [McAfee]not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.ActivShopper.a [Ikarus]Adware/ActivShop [Fortinet]Adware.ActivShopper [eWido]AdWare.ActivShopper.a (Not a Virus) [CAT-QuickHeal]Adware.Activshopper.A [BitDefender]Adware Generic.JNB [AVG]Win32:Adware-gen. [Avast]ADSPY/ActivShop.a.1 [AntiVir]

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Technical Details

File System Modifications

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The following files were created in the system:

TBONlchr.dll File name: TBONlchr.dll
Size: 120.48 KB (120480 bytes)
MD5: aff271903824b5e75fe35e340f807b3f
Detection count: 68
File type: Dynamic link library
Mime Type: unknown/dll
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: December 11, 2009
BarLcher.dll File name: BarLcher.dll
Size: 17.66 KB (17664 bytes)
MD5: 40e9bfcf22f06de275b8b967d0d964c5
Detection count: 18
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: