Adware.Quiknowledge

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File System Details

Adware.Quiknowledge creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\Mozilla Firefox\extensions\quiknowledge@quiknowledge.com 86
2 %PROGRAMFILES%\Mozilla Firefox\extensions\quiknowledge@quiknowledge.com 85
3 %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\dfgikfbdnbkcddjkkcfjchpbgoeiecaj 84
4 %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\dfgikfbdnbkcddjkkcfjchpbgoeiecaj 83
5 %WinDir%\System32\drivers\qknfd.sys 82
6 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Quiknowledge\Service\qksvc.exe 273,000 1039a5d44d065220c79b7aa1d6da48e0 4,656
7 qknfd.sys 58,256 f8ebfbf971c1ea7c81b1069b7c548551 22
8 %PROGRAMFILES%\Quiknowledge\IE\QuiknowledgeClientIE.dll 147,560 e9c263e2175fa66b6bba0721866668ff 2

Registry Details

Adware.Quiknowledge creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\qksvc
SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\qknfd
SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\qksvc
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\qknfd
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\qksvc
SOFTWARE\Google\Chrome\Extensions\dfgikfbdnbkcddjkkcfjchpbgoeiecaj
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Google\Chrome\Extensions\dfgikfbdnbkcddjkkcfjchpbgoeiecaj
SOFTWARE\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions, value: quiknowledge@quiknowledge.com
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{323C6E6D-1621-470F-8A52-4FDEC4E75E40}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{323C6E6D-1621-470F-8A52-4FDEC4E75E40}
SOFTWARE\Quiknowledge
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Quiknowledge
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{323C6E6D-1621-470F-8A52-4FDEC4E75E40}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}
Quiknowledge
The following CLSID's were found:
HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path}
{323C6E6D-1621-470F-8A52-4FDEC4E75E40}
{CE4B58AF-E4FD-4C27-8627-AE9324C11F3F}
{F213853A-D221-4C97-8A4B-7E0AC63F31A1}

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