PureLeads

PureLeads Description

PureLeads is adware that may show disturbing pop-up advertisements and banners pertaining to the PC user's browsing habits on the computer system. When installed on the PC, PureLeads may insert an unwanted browser add-on, plug-in or extension on the Web browser. If the pop-up advertisements and banners of PureLeads appear on the computer once the PC user opens a new tab on the Web browser, it means that the computer system may be infected with adware, specifically, PureLeads or a PUP (potentially unwanted program). PureLeads may display disturbing pop-up ads and banners or ads and banners related to the PC user's Internet surfing habits in a form of underlined words and text boxes no matter which Web browser is used.

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Technical Information

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File System Details

PureLeads creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %PROGRAMFILES(X86)%\PureLeads 15
2 %PROGRAMFILES%\PureLeads 14
3 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\PureLeads 13
4 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\PureLeads 12
5 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\PureLeads\PureLeadsSvc.exe 91,936 0b994ed800d43ad91d752ae90adac8cc 1,774
6 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\PureLeads\plsapp.exe 3,690,784 f3a511e63bb04ec243bc80f3c8633bf4 1,719
7 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\PureLeads\PureLeadsTray.exe 83,232 51696ff2fa798f7cd3c1cb9a4efbfae9 1,672
8 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\PureLeads\PureLeads.Service.exe 24,352 15288b17f0bf59c0f6c3e149392e194d 1,536

Registry Details

PureLeads creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Dyn\Installed, value: PureLeads
SOFTWARE\Dyn\Installed, value: PureLeads
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, value: PureLeads Tray
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run, value: PureLeads Tray
Software\PureLeads
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\PureLeads
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\PureLeads_RASAPI32
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\PureLeads_RASMANCS
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\PlsvcV1
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\plsapp
SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\PlsvcV2
SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\plsapp
SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\PlsvcV1
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\PlsvcV2
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\PlsvcV1
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\AppID\plsapp.EXE
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\plsapp.EXE
AppID\plsapp.EXE
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}
PureLeads
The following CLSID's were found:
HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path}
{9B7B034B-944A-4261-B487-862F642F7615}

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