Home Malware Programs Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) CineChest


Posted: March 24, 2014

Threat Metric

Ranking: 3,847
Threat Level: 1/10
Infected PCs: 232,938
First Seen: March 24, 2014
Last Seen: October 15, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

CineChest is a potentially unwanted program (PUP) which may be associated with a potential piracy website CineChest.com. CineChest.com serves unlimited streaming movies right on the Web browser. PC users whose computers are infected with a CineChest PUP or adware, may get forcibly rerouted to CineChest.com and similar suspicious websites. Visiting websites related to adware may also result in browser diversions to CineChest.com. CineChest may circulate and be installed into the PC packed with other free software that computer users can download from questionable download websites. CineChest may display disturbing pop-up advertisements and messages which may attempt to convince computer users to paying for the registration of CineChest.

Technical Details

File System Modifications

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The following files were created in the system:

%SYSTEMDRIVE%\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Temp\srbtas3115z.exe File name: srbtas3115z.exe
Size: 485.6 KB (485604 bytes)
MD5: 2ff701f08a9bf6cde708ad068a96f08b
Detection count: 82,091
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Path: %SYSTEMDRIVE%\Users\<username>\AppData\Local\Temp\srbtas3115z.exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: October 12, 2023

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

File name without pathDiskFixer.lnkHKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\StartupApproved\Run32\DiskFixerSoftware\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\DiskFixerSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\DiskFixerHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}DiskFixer_is1

Additional Information

The following directories were created: