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TinyBar Browser Hijacker Information

Name: TinyBar
Category: Browser Hijacker
Advice: Remove
Risk: Elevated Risk Elevated threats are usually threats that fall into the range of adware in which data about a user's habits are tracked and sent back to a server for analysis without your consent or knowledge.
Description: TinyBar is an Internet Explorer toolbar that adds registry entries that use the Windows system file shdocvw.dll to display a web page as a toolbar.

This page may be stored locally or fetched from the internet every time an IE window is opened; it generally contains a search feature and/or link buttons, pointed at a generic portal such as:

Internet Explorer search settings are also hijacked to point to the same domain.

Signatures: process: istsvc.exe: MD5 Hash: 2c61240dc09304219e5... process: tinybar.exe: MD5 Hash: 5419283773f71d060c3... process: tinybar.exe: MD5 Hash: 1ebf5611c652641e747... process: tinybar.exe: MD5 Hash: beb019f08005cb517d1... process: tinybar.exe: MD5 Hash: 294653063e602c5346c... process: tinybar.exe: MD5 Hash: 0343757c992f2a5b664... process: tinybar.exe: MD5 Hash: dbea7a000f344bf1725... process: tinybar.exe: MD5 Hash: ... process: stop.00009_4[1].exe: MD5 Hash: ... process: stop.00009_4.exe: MD5 Hash: ..
Type: Browser Hijacker - Adware is generally software that displays advertisements. Some advertisers may covertly install adware on your system and generate a stream of unsolicited advertisements that can clutter your desktop and affect your productivity. The advertisements may also contain pornographic or other material that you might find inappropriate. The extra processing required to track you or to display advertisements can tax your computer and hurt your system performance.

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