WebCake

WebCake Description

WebCake is an adware application that is supposed to enhance your browsing experience but, in actuality, it results in numerous issues on an attacked PC. Although WebCake declares to be a great tool that can give computer users the best offers and discount coupons, as well as an option to compare prices of particular products and services, it causes more inconveniences than benefits. WebCake enters the corrupted PC without the target computer user's permission and, therefore, it is also categorized as a potentially unwanted program. WebCake is usually installed onto the targeted PC together with free software downloads from the web. WebCake can be embedded into Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox or Google Chrome. WebCake is not a malware threat, and it doesn't harm the affected PC directly. However, WebCake creates various situations that raise the chances of getting contaminated with malware threats and disturbs Internet surfing. WebCake shows a variety of pop-up advertisements on the desktop of the infected computer while the PC user is surfing the Internet, especially if he/she is visiting shopping websites. WebCake shows pop-up advertisements with coupons that offer numerous discounts and announce about offers for the items the web user is interested.

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Technical Information

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File System Details

WebCake creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %APPDATA%\WebCake\WebCakeDesktop.exe 46,872 be70d6d77417ee5fbb135fde47ca2c11 510
2 %AppData%\Web Cake 96
3 %ProgramFiles%\Web Cake 95
4 %AppData%\Tepfel 92
5 %ProgramFiles%\Tepfel 91
6 %APPDATA%\WebCake 84
7 %LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fjoijdanhaiflhibkljeklcghcmmfffh 36
8 %PROGRAMFILES%\WebCake\OptChrome.exe 220,672 e1254cea0a0299120240beb20520ac68 25
9 %PROGRAMFILES%\WebCake\WebCakeIEClient.dll 197,912 699c147c3539ffd510c888690dd4569c 18
10 %AppData%\Movdap 4
11 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Web Cake\WADesktop.Updater.exe 51,992 7d66c7460240c5fa7da4e775df9ff328 3,346
12 %ProgramFiles%\Movdap 3
13 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Web Cake\WebCakeDesktop.Updater.exe 50,968 f7819b9af563c66708643e3dc48d002f 2,323
14 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\WDesktop.Updater.exe 51,992 6e3672209d3eef85b5fc010a26c11b73 2,157
15 %ProgramFiles%\WebCake N/A

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Registry Details

WebCake creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
HKEY..\..\..\..{RegistryKeys}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\webcake-0670_RASAPI32
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\webcake-0670_RASMANCS
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\WebCakeUpdaterService
SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\eventlog\Application\WebCakeUpdaterService
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\WebCakeUpdaterService
AppID\WebCakeIEClient.DLL
TypeLib\{EFDF368C-8DD9-4E05-87CD-16AA5CB03CB8}
WebCakeIEClient.Api
WebCakeIEClient.Api.1
WebCakeIEClient.Layers
Wow6432Node\AppID\{7169BBB3-3289-4696-B35D-4A88BCF6FB12}
Wow6432Node\AppID\WebCakeIEClient.DLL
Wow6432Node\TypeLib\{EFDF368C-8DD9-4E05-87CD-16AA5CB03CB8}
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\{7169BBB3-3289-4696-B35D-4A88BCF6FB12}
SOFTWARE\Classes\AppID\WebCakeIEClient.DLL
SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{EFDF368C-8DD9-4E05-87CD-16AA5CB03CB8}
SOFTWARE\Classes\WebCakeIEClient.Api
SOFTWARE\Classes\WebCakeIEClient.Api.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\WebCakeIEClient.Layers
SOFTWARE\Classes\WebCakeIEClient.Layers.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{2A5A2A90-3B30-4E6E-A955-2F232C6EF517}
SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\CLSID\{AF6B0594-6008-4327-93E5-608AD710A6FA}
SOFTWARE\Classes\Wow6432Node\TypeLib\{EFDF368C-8DD9-4E05-87CD-16AA5CB03CB8}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\AppID\{7169BBB3-3289-4696-B35D-4A88BCF6FB12}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\AppID\WebCakeIEClient.DLL
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\CLSID\{2A5A2A90-3B30-4E6E-A955-2F232C6EF517}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Classes\CLSID\{AF6B0594-6008-4327-93E5-608AD710A6FA}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{2A5A2A90-3B30-4E6E-A955-2F232C6EF517}
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WebCakeUpdater
SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\WebCakeUpdater
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\webcake_5202013-0720_RASAPI32
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\webcake_5202013-0720_RASMANCS
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\wc-0858_RASAPI32
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\wc-0858_RASMANCS
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\webcake0710-0480_RASMANCS
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\webcake_5202013-0E58_RASMANCS
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\Webcake_RASAPI32
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\Webcake_RASAPI32
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\WebCake Desktop Updater
SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\WebCake Desktop Updater
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\WebCake Desktop Updater
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\wc-053C_RASAPI32
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\wc-053C_RASAPI32
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\wc-053C_RASMANCS
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Tracing\wc-053C_RASMANCS
The following CLSID's were found:
HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path}
{C4ED781C-7394-4906-AAFF-D6AB64FF7C38}
{DF84E609-C3A4-49CB-A160-61767DAF8899}

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