Yokelead.com Description

Yokelead.com Screenshot 1Yokelead.com is one of many fake websites and search engines that, at first sight, may occur like a legitimate and reliable web page which reminds Google or other well-known search tools. However, in truth, Yokelead.com is supported by harmful Trojans, browser hijackers and rootkits that may involve Google Redirect Virus, ZeroAccess rootkit, Google Results Hijacker and Google Redirect Hijacker. These malware infections can result in annoying search redirecting activity on the hijacked web browser. If any malware threats exist on your computer system, you will get unwillingly diverted to Yokelead.com and other similar domains full of fake ads. Such websites were produced by fraudsters to seduce Internet users visiting them and clicking on the ads in order to increase website traffic and earn money. Malware threats connected to Yokelead.com will restrict your normal Internet surfing. When you try to look for a term on Google, MSN, Yahoo, Bing or other well-known search engines, at first, you will get the search result links related to your query, but if you click on them, suddenly, they will be changed to spam search results totally unrelated to your query. To stop diversions to Yokelead.com, you need to eliminate all malware infections related to this bogus website and reconfigure your browser settings.

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Technical Details

Registry Modifications

The following newly produced Registry Values are:

HKEY..\..\..\..{Subkeys}HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{A40DC6C5-79D0-4ca8-A185-8FF989AF1115}ProgID "[trojan name]IEHelper.UrlHelper.1"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{A40DC6C5-79D0-4ca8-A185-8FF989AF1115} "UrlHelper Class"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7}InprocServer32 "C:PROGRA~1WINDOW~4ToolBar[trojan name]dtx.dll"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7} "[trojan name] Toolbar"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{A40DC6C5-79D0-4ca8-A185-8FF989AF1115}VersionIndependentProgID "[trojan name]IEHelper.UrlHelper"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes[trojan name]IEHelper.DNSGuardHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes[trojan name]IEHelper.DNSGuard.1HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes[trojan name]IEHelper.DNSGuardCurVerHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes[trojan name]IEHelper.DNSGuardCLSIDHKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects{99079a25-328f-4bd4-be04-00955acaa0a7} "[trojan name] Toolbar"HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar "[trojan name] Toolbar"
Posted: March 26, 2012

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