Mega Browse

Mega Browse Description

Mega Browse is adware that may show disturbing pop-up advertisements, messages and banners when computer users are using the well-known search service websites by embedding pop-up ads, messages and banners in search results and a variety of websites that may created for commercial intentions. The websites associated with Mega Browse may be produced to possibly make a profit from clicks on pop-up ads and raised web traffic. Mega Browse may integrate itself as a plug-in or add-on in Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox and as a browser extension in Google Chrome. In Internet Explorer Web browser, Mega Browse may also run as a process and a Browser Helper Object (BHO). Mega Browse may create an entry in the Add or Remove Programs of the Control Panel; however, even after its deletion, this entry might block Mega Browse from operating, but will not block ads, banners and messages from showing.
Aliases: a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.H [ESET-NOD32], Artemis!1C0DB2220FA6 [McAfee], PUP.Optional.MegaBrowse.A [Malwarebytes], Trojan.BPlug.35 [DrWeb] and TROJ_GEN.F47V0327 [TrendMicro-HouseCall].

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Technical Information

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File System Details

Mega Browse creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %PROGRAMFILES%\Mega Browse\bin\XTLSApp.exe 78,624 222992de586fd36ad983a894f4c41c56 650
2 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Mega Browse\bin\utilMegaBrowse.exe 112,416 3d2f0cde57c354e73dbd21c5f8cac4e5 514
3 %WINDIR%\System32\drivers\tStLibG.sys 55,232 37cee665fef6c71835baead21a298ee9 2,879
4 system32\drivers\{29b136c9-938d-4d3d-8df8-d649d9b74d02}Gw64.sys 61,120 e4186b7c985263f507dcbbaed7178b99 2,144
5 %PROGRAMFILES%\Mega Browse\updater.exe 122,368 615c7461863dac98d2620a39da96c00e 193
6 %PROGRAMFILES%\Mega Browse\bin\MegaBrowse.PurBrowse.exe 239,392 b26db16f0907fdf9aeb0a40fa0d31fb5 172
7 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Mega Browse\bin\MegaBrowse.PurBrowse64.exe 287,008 119236fb1ef00cb881c26c22904516a1 150
8 %WINDIR%\System32\drivers\{29b136c9-938d-4d3d-8df8-d649d9b74d02}Gw.sys 52,928 158f750a845fb7920dd281aedcb6008b 144
9 %WINDIR%\System32\drivers\wStLibG64.sys 61,112 ef27a090b2b8ea6ea43a893e9cd57b9f 125
10 %WINDIR%\System32\drivers\tStLib.sys 55,232 4da4aee9f0ab06be0d9b78c118d0cd89 115
11 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Mega Browse\MegaBrowse.FirstRun.exe 1,765,152 7d8d60102a9b268412c806d0d61235d3 111
12 system32\drivers\{29b136c9-938d-4d3d-8df8-d649d9b74d02}w64.sys 61,120 a5e973dae7b507f40f0a2b4fb10e44ce 89
13 %WINDIR%\System32\drivers\wStLibG.sys 52,928 07ca0f512edeab3033032a51064e0cdc 1,827
14 %PROGRAMFILES%\Mega Browse\bin\MegaBrowse.BrowserAdapter.exe 95,520 ee3cec068a7f0e9fa174ed89433efec1 1,490
15 system32\drivers\wStLib64.sys 61,120 8936a6a4a67064c22453444a48bdd76b 1,066

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Registry Details

Mega Browse creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Update Mega Browse
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\Update Mega Browse
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Update Mega Browse
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Update Mega Browse
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{4e6cd411-ce62-4584-97ff-6afbcf6900af}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Mega Browse
Mega Browse
The following CLSID's were found:
HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path}

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