Outobox Description

Outobox is a security threat categorized as an adware, which may target the web user's browsing by showing unwanted pop-up advertisements into legitimate websites the PC user browses on the net or force the browser to open other advertising websites. Outobox may gather the computer user's Internet surfing habits and deliver relevant pop-up ads on the screen of the PC. Outobox may retain and analyze the computer user's browsing history, thus, potentially violating his privacy. When installed, Outobox may insert unwanted toolbars to the web browser and desktop. Outobox may insert an unwanted browser extension, add-on or plug-in for Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome when computer users install other freeware that might had packaged into their installation Outobox.

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  • Use a removable media. Download SpyHunter on another clean computer, burn it to a USB flash drive, DVD/CD, or any preferred removable media, then install it on your infected computer and run SpyHunter's malware scanner.
  • Start Windows in Safe Mode. If you can not access your Window's desktop, reboot your computer in 'Safe Mode with Networking' and install SpyHunter in Safe Mode.
  • IE Users: Disable proxy server for Internet Explorer to browse the web with Internet Explorer or update your anti-spyware program. Malware modifies your Windows settings to use a proxy server to prevent you from browsing the web with IE.

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Technical Information

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File System Details

Outobox creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\outobox\updateoutobox.exe 66,840 c32836ca0d51f35b01bf03462483979f 932
2 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\fjpdnoojnohifgekbkmnfbiobhcbedka 175
3 %LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\fjpdnoojnohifgekbkmnfbiobhcbedka 172
4 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fjpdnoojnohifgekbkmnfbiobhcbedka 169
5 %LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fjpdnoojnohifgekbkmnfbiobhcbedka 166
6 %ProgramFiles%\outobox 162
7 %ProgramFiles(x86)%\outobox 159

Registry Details

Outobox creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{30f06672-0e95-41a9-80cb-dee386af99ad}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{30f06672-0e95-41a9-80cb-dee386af99ad}
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Update outobox
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Update outobox
The following CLSID's were found:
HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path}

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