VersaVideo Ads

Posted: January 11, 2016
Threat Metric
Threat Level: 2/10
Infected PCs 35

VersaVideo Ads Description

VersaVideo is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) with adware capabilities that may have a pretty negative influence on your surfing sessions. The people who created VersaVideo claim that it will allow the PC users to download videos easily. This feature may indeed work as intended, but this PUP may possess too many unpleasant aspects. Due to them, the installation may not be worth it. There are two ways for VersaVideo to reach your PC. You may download VersaVideo intentionally from its official site, expecting VersaVideo to be of use to you. However, the application also may enter as part of the installers of third-party free tools. Luckily, installing freeware through the 'Advanced' menu should let you opt-out of loading unrequested components. Soon after the installation of VersaVideo is completed, you may detect various changes in your browser. The PUP may create an extension in all existing Web clients, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. The may add-ons allow it to modify the automatically. The first alteration that you may encounter concerns to your homepage. VersaVideo may substitute the domain that you have set manually as the starting site with some low-quality search platform. It is not advised to perform your searches on engines that you have never heard because they may display too many sponsored results. Not only may these sponsored links waste your time but they also may transfer you to unsafe parts of the Internet. VersaVideo also may generate vast quantities of pop-ups, banners, videos that launch on their own and other eye-catching materials. The ads may increase the time needed to load the sites substantially. It is possible for you to be unable to delete this PUP via conventional methods, so you may need to use dedicated security software.

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Technical Details

File System Modifications

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The following files were created in the system:

VersaVideo_Setup.exe File name: VersaVideo_Setup.exe
Size: 997.67 KB (997672 bytes)
MD5: ad515241835619da78533e953b62593d
Detection count: 5
File type: Executable File
Mime Type: unknown/exe
Group: Malware file
Last Updated: January 8, 2020

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

Directory%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\VersaVideo%PROGRAMFILES%\VersaVideo%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\VersaVideo

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