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Fruit Basket

Posted: March 26, 2015

Threat Metric

Threat Level: 2/10
Infected PCs: 21
First Seen: March 24, 2015
Last Seen: May 22, 2019
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Fruit Basket is another Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) created and developed by Super Web LLC, that exhibits adware symptoms. Fruit Basket claims to help users with their online experience by providing the best deals comparison, related reviews and searches throughout the Web. In reality, adware-supported applications such as Fruit Basket are used to generate plenty of annoying advertisements that may disrupt your regular Web browsing activities and attract more of its kind. Super Web LLC is a company that has created many similar applications such as Digi Docket, HasBrowse, SpringSmart, Jotzey, and others. Typically, unwanted programs like Fruit Basket are installed as browser extensions or add-ons that immediately start collecting information related to your browsing history and habits. Consequently, ads by Fruit Basket are tailored according to your preferences in order to look more appealing. Clicking on ads by Fruit Basket is not recommended as you may be redirected to questionable websites and get more adware or PUPs.

Technical Details

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}SOFTWARE\Fruit BasketSOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Fruit BasketSYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Update Fruit BasketSYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Util Fruit BasketSYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\Update Fruit BasketSYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\Util Fruit BasketHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}Fruit Basket