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Adware.PricePeep

Updated:
March 18, 2014 12:45:45 PM
Type:
Adware
Name:
PricePeep
Version:
2.1.0.22
Publisher:
PricePeep
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 7, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP
Depending on the browser used, the program is downloaded and installed in the following ways:
  • As a browser helper in Internet Explorer
  • As a plugin in Google Chrome
  • As an extension in Firefox

When the program is executed, it creates the following folder:
%ProgramFiles%\PricePeep

The program then drops the following files:
  • %ProgramFiles%\PricePeep\installer.ico
  • %ProgramFiles%\PricePeep\pricepeep.crx
  • %ProgramFiles%\PricePeep\pricepeep.dll
  • %ProgramFiles%\PricePeep\uninstall.exe

It may also create randomly named directories and files in the following location:
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Temp

The program then creates the following registry subkeys:
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\PricePeep.DLL
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\PricePeep.PricePeepBho
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\PricePeep.PricePeepBho\CLSID
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{FD6D90C0-E6EE-4BC6-B9F7-9ED319698007}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{FD6D90C0-E6EE-4BC6-B9F7-9ED319698007}
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\licjnkifamhpbaefhdpacpmihicfbomb
  • HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\PricePeep

The program periodically displays advertisements obtained from the following location:
[http://]ext.myshopres.com/request[REMOVED]
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