Threat Database Adware Brown Bark

Brown Bark

By GoldSparrow in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 16,725
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 241
First Seen: September 22, 2014
Last Seen: July 18, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

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Brown Bark is an adware application that may lead to loading of advertisements through web browsers. The Brown Bark advertisements may be intrusive where they tend to display pop-ups or banners that try to offer various products or services through the internet. Use of the Brown Bark ads is known to cause redirects to other sites or pages that have questionable content. Through those other sites computer users may encounter unwanted actions on their system that lead to downloads of questionable files or installation of other programs that may end up being malicious. It the interest of stopping the Brown Bark ads on a system it is best to detect Brown Bark and its components and remove them using an antispyware application.
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File System Details

Brown Bark may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. brownbark.BrowserAdapter.exe ea5810d177e3375db4aaf92241ae8977 2
2. brownbark.BrowserAdapter.exe d44981decf40458e53419d77a1eae6fd 2
3. updatebrownbark.exe e5a5ca09f3f6d05fbc7244b29acf8380 1
4. brownbark.PurBrowse64.exe 3b70c5cce47bc4a835b31147c47a2672 1
5. brownbark.BrowserAdapter.exe a082ec304348f1515ad7b4f56e8b81b5 1
6. brownbark.PurBrowse.exe 2aeb7497de4369726569a126f992fce7 1
7. utilbrownbark.exe e7721a208614d3ec6580f7545694a220 1
8. brownbark.PurBrowse64.exe 8f446ed72076f477d965000733cca478 1
9. brownbark.PurBrowse.exe 64ca34cb02e8267d5f8e68abd554f417 1

Registry Details

Brown Bark may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
SOFTWARE\brown bark
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions\{5A47331D-9B3C-4E40-9058-BBCB805F2564}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\brown bark
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{5a47331d-9b3c-4e40-9058-bbcb805f2564}
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Update brown bark
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Util brown bark
SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\eventlog\Application\Update brown bark
SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\eventlog\Application\Util brown bark
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\Update brown bark
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\Util brown bark


Brown Bark may create the following directory or directories:

%PROGRAMFILES%\brown bark
%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\brown bark
%TEMP%\brown bark


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