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Trojan.StartPage Browser Hijacker Information

Name: Trojan.StartPage
Category: Browser Hijacker
Alias: - Alias: CWS variant, MSG
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: Internet Explorer start page URL hijacker.

Redirects StartPage to search pages, believed to be a variant of CoolWebSearch

Signatures: process: startpage.exe: MD5 Hash: 806f0a889807cd872ed... process: startpage.exe: MD5 Hash: 9afb4de72d4a0472b6c... process: csrss.exe: MD5 Hash: e3f12cbc1df8c07bcb6... process: soundmx.exe: MD5 Hash: e433d1bff22dd7790c2... process: msmsgsvc.exe: MD5 Hash: 41084d6253f797dd6f8... process: msmsgsvc.exe: MD5 Hash: ... process: qxktwoi.exe: MD5 Hash: 11b89e960dbb6d5dc54... process: vcmnet9.exe: MD5 Hash: 45d577460c1ccf72f25... process: bootconf.exe: MD5 Hash: 94306c901b8bcbc87a5... process: svchost.exe: MD5 Hash: 5369f0660f2cd572947... process: SOLR7RH001.EXE: MD5 Hash: 2886faac5714b6cf3cd... process: win.exe: MD5 Hash: 0f8fcf91206fb44688e... process: ohdaquw.exe: MD5 Hash: 34c4a94c4b5520485e1... process: wfqdefw.exe: MD5 Hash: 08017a09c16ca832710... process: gtsbvgg.exe: MD5 Hash: fb897fb70e70e35f8fa... process: qsjwjmv.exe: MD5 Hash: 6aa21ae7d6fc072dee8... process: bwytlwv.exe: MD5 Hash: 93092e6e112dcfe1f3a... process: srftmlh.exe: MD5 Hash: f9ed5b990475bcdcbcd... process: enewsletterpro.exe: MD5 Hash: 07bf60bd12ff1d8ef53..
Type: Browser Hijacker - Spyware's primary purpose is to collect demographic and usage information from your computer, usually for advertising purposes. Spyware usually that 'sneaks' onto a system or performs other activities hidden to the user. Spyware programs are usually bundled as a hidden component and downloaded from the Internet. These modules are almost always installed on the system secretively and try to run secretively as well.

Top Browser Hijacker Visited Pages:
SuperSpider - Alias: Network Security Guard, Melcosoft - 577 visits
Tubby - Alias: MakeMeSearch, CoolWebSearch.Tubby, Spyware.Arau, Trojan.Win32.StartPage.ih, Trojan.StartPage-FJ - 211 visits - 123 visits
SecurityToolbar.DesktopScam - 122 visits
EUniverse Updater - Alias: WUpdate, eUniverse Flowgo toolbar, eUniverse SirSearch, SearchUpgrader, Search Upgrader - 120 visits
CoolWebSearch - Alias: CWS, Cool Web Serach, CoolWwwSearch - 116 visits
CrackSpider - Alias: Troj/Favadd-D - 106 visits
Trojan.StartPage - Alias: SearchCentral - 86 visits
Paytime - 84 visits
IEHijacker.Q - 80 visits

Random Browser Hijacker Pages:
Adware.24t - Alias: 24t.ppc
CoolWebSearch.StartPage - Alias: CWS.StartPage, Win32.Startpage
WurldMedia - Alias: BuyersPort, Buyer's Port, Morpheus Shopping Club, WURLD Shopping Community
CoolWebSearch.MadFinder - Alias: CWS variant, MadFinder
KeenValue PerfectNav - Alias: PerfectNav, KeenValue.PerfectNav
ShopForGood - Alias: ShopForGood/Marketdart
PeopleOnPage - Alias: PeopleOnPage, POP!, POP! World, POP! Dating, SysAI, AI, AdIntelligence, PeopleOnPage Bar, POP, Envol
CoolWebSearch.MSG - Alias: CWS variant, MSG


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