Infected with Yandex Toolbar ?
The Yandex Toolbar program is designed with spyware and adware components.
The Yandex Toolbar program is said to be located on platforms using Windows type system. The program's common point of location is on computer hard disk area. According to some research, the subjected malware was created on July 10, 2007 (Tuesday). The application internally creates pop-ups and unnecessary advertisement occurrence. Usually, the users will not notice this program. Using a stealth mode, the malware can smoothly inhibit the system with several virus contents.
According to some reports, the Yandex Toolbar program can be experienced with an effect of indispensable application in a form of icons that can't be easily removed. The malware also plays a role of being an executable file. When it is functioning, it works as an independent file. It automatically opens and closes itself. Another disability that this program can give is the quick manipulation over the other program. When other programs are activated, the computer shuts itself.
This application can be acquired when using an Internet connection service. It passes through Net streams, decoding every access point to be considered on entering the system. The program uses the Browser Help Object functionality that had been installed by other applications. The following programs are used to conceal the identity of this program:
* and yndbar.dll.
Using the BHO effects, the software can now invade and take control over the Document Object Model. The detection and activation of HTTPs can aggravate the malware's action by creating a magnet effect to this BHO type of virus. Corrupted files that had been produced by this file are often found on registry keys.
|Threat Level: Moderate Risk|
|Records personal data / keystrokes|
|Hijacks internet browser|
|Allows remote influence|
|Downloads unsolicited files|
|Disables programs / system|
|Makes unauthorized phone calls|
|Exploits a security flaw|
|Floods internet connection|
|Tracks browsing activity with installed applications|
|Tracks browsing activity with cookies|
|Installs without user consent|
|Inadequate uninstall procedures|
|Insufficient privacy disclosure and consent|
|Uses excessive system resources|
|Makes fraudulent claims about spyware detection and removal|
|Performs Silent Updates|
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