SelectionLinks

SelectionLinks Description

SelectionLinks is an adware application, which will show ads and sponsored links on Facebook, Google, Youtube, and other websites that Internet users visit. These ads will be illustrated as boxes on various websites, and under them the target computer user will see a link 'about this ad', which will direct the victimized computer user to the website of SelectionLinks. SelectionLinks will also add a tab to the Google Search page, in which it will illustrate Youtube and Twitter search results for the attacked PC user's queries, and when the victim will highlight any words on a website, it will show a box, which carries various search engines. SelectionLinks is a browser extension for Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome that is usually added when computer users install other free software products. When web users install these free software, they will also unknowingly install SelectionLinks.

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File System Details

SelectionLinks creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\SelectLinks 93
2 %PROGRAMFILES%\SelectLinks 92
3 %PROGRAMFILES%\OApps\SelectionLinks.dll 483,328 96efb186f505d35d63fe48ab3ca571b0 1,996

Registry Details

SelectionLinks creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\SelectLinks
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\sl-ob
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{F377A4C9-C6AB-42B0-A518-A4CAF82D4896}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{F377A4C9-C6AB-42B0-A518-A4CAF82D4896}
SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\AppID\SelectionLinksApp.DLL
SOFTWARE\Classes\SelectionLinksApp.SelectionLinksApp.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\SelectionLinksApp.SelectionLinksApp
SelectionLinksApp.SelectionLinksApp
SelectionLinksApp.SelectionLinksApp.1
SOFTWARE\SelectLinks
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{F377A4C9-C6AB-42B0-A518-A4CAF82D4896}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{F377A4C9-C6AB-42B0-A518-A4CAF82D4896}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{F377A4C9-C6AB-42B0-A518-A4CAF82D4896}
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{F377A4C9-C6AB-42B0-A518-A4CAF82D4896}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Object\SelectionLinks
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{E5A8800C-494B-4b8c-A32F-3640B1C77AB6}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{E5A8800C-494B-4b8c-A32F-3640B1C77AB6}
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{E5A8800C-494B-4b8c-A32F-3640B1C77AB6}
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{E5A8800C-494B-4b8c-A32F-3640B1C77AB6}
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\[APPLICATION]\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall..{Uninstaller}
sl-ob
The following CLSID's were found:
HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path}
{2ED31C46-3BC3-4D83-84DA-551B64476374}
{3E4D0631-21E1-4462-822B-A058EDAADEBC}
{BF7CACFA-32C2-48C4-99C4-25E1F1DC0C46}
{E5A8800C-494B-4b8c-A32F-3640B1C77AB6}
{F377A4C9-C6AB-42B0-A518-A4CAF82D4896}

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