Key Shift Ads

Posted: February 9, 2015
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 2/10
Infected PCs 42

Key Shift Ads Description

Key Shift Ads is an adware application that is known to be installed through other freeware programs that may be downloaded from the internet on download sites. Key Shift Ads may consist of advertisements in pop-up for or banners that attempt to offer various products or services. Use of the Key Shift Ads may cause redirects where your web browser will load up questionable sites or ones that attempt to relay other offers that seem too good to be true. Allowing the Key Shift Ads to be displayed on your system may cause a reduction in performance of your web browser making surfing the internet a complicated process. The removal of Key Shift Ads will return your web browser back to its healthy state and prevent any of the Key Shift Ads from being displayed.

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Technical Details

Registry Modifications


The following newly produced Registry Values are:

Registry keySoftware\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions\{1a80923a-603a-469f-8cce-10eb5787bb6e}

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