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Box Green Ads

Posted: February 10, 2015

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 2/10
Infected PCs: 143
First Seen: February 10, 2015
Last Seen: April 19, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Box Green is one more adware-laced application that may be installed as a browser extension on the main Web browsers available. No matter if you are browsing Mozilla Firefox, Internet Explorer or another Web browser, if your computer is housing the Box Green adware, your browsing experience may be impaired by Box Green unwelcomed advertisements. The most used method of dissemination for adware-laced applications such as Box Green is through a technique called 'bundling' that consists in adding the adware-laced program to no-cost applications that the computer user can download from the Internet. This is why it is advised to be very careful about what you bring into your system. To prevent Box Green from displaying its disrupting advertisements, you should remove its related adware using a malware remover.

Technical Details

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Update Box GreenSYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Util Box GreenSYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\Update Box GreenSYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\Util Box Green

Additional Information

The following directories were created:
%PROGRAMFILES%\Box Green%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Box Green%Temp%\Box Green