Home Malware Programs Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) Froovr


Posted: May 2, 2016

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 1/10
Infected PCs: 440
First Seen: May 2, 2016
Last Seen: September 5, 2022
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Froovr is a potentially unwatned program that is known for loading other unwanted sites or display of advertisements that promote certain products and services. The Froovr ads may be loaded at random when surfing the Internet. Additionally, Froovr ads are part of services that offer online games and services that are aggressively promoted through its related advertisements. Froovr ads are known to come primarily from web browser add-on components or extensions that have been loaded due to installing random freeware programs. Use of the Froovr ads may cause additional redirects to load up pages that have unwanted and questionable content or promote other related online games. It is important that you take the necessary precautions when removing the Froovr ads, which may consist of using an antimalware tool to seek out and eliminate all associated add-ons and browser extensions.

Technical Details

Additional Information

The following directories were created:
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\kgeeboicnmjfeodkcfdoejpdhgdpajdg%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\kgeeboicnmjfeodkcfdoejpdhgdpajdg
The following URL's were detected: