Threat Database Adware ExstraCoupon


By Domesticus in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 8,858
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 4,503
First Seen: January 28, 2014
Last Seen: September 20, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

ExstraCoupon is a Potentially Unwanted Program. PUPs like ExstraCoupon are used to benefit its creators by causing a wide variety of issues on computers affected by ExstraCoupon. Although ExstraCoupon is marketed as a way to gain access to special online offers and deals, the real goal of programs like ExstraCoupon is to bring computer users into contact with advertising material and to profit at their expense by interfering with their use of the affected Web browser. ExstraCoupon is usually installed as a Web browser add-on or plug-in and may affect most widely-used Web browsers, including Internet Explorer, Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. If ExstraCoupon is installed on your Web browser, PC security researchers strongly advise removing ExstraCoupon immediately to prevent your data from becoming compromised or your Web browser to become exposed to other, more serious types of threats or PUPs.

General Characteristics of ExstraCoupon

There are several problems associated with ExstraCoupon. ExstraCoupon may interfere with your computer's correct operation and endanger your privacy. The subsequent characteristics may be a sign of ExstraCoupon's presence, which may also apply to many similar PUPs and adware infections:

  1. ExstraCoupon may be installed automatically. In most cases, programs like ExstraCoupon are installed by bundling them with other software. After installing a freeware program from a dubious source, computer users may realize that ExstraCoupon has been installed as well.
  2. ExstraCoupon may interfere with the affected Web browser, changing its default settings and causing it to behave erratically. ExstraCoupon may insert advertisements into the affected Web browser, redirect it to certain potentially harmful URLs and cause it to become nearly impossible to be used.
  3. ExstraCoupon may cause your computer and Web browser to run slowly, crash or freeze frequently and may present a variety of other problems. This is due to the fact that ExstraCoupon may consume bandwidth and system resources, running in the background and may interfere with legitimate system components and software. If your Web browser is presenting multiple performance issues after installing a Web browser add-on, it is possible that you have installed a PUP like ExstraCoupon.

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File System Details

ExstraCoupon may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. lEyd.dll 98de13496b10a056dcc43ef38408da05 50
2. Ywv.x64.dll b2b0f4b2af72e5f59b54fcf518182f07 47
3. i0hEi2LPAE.x64.dll 5c28cdb8325598054fac39c7d99b0a2c 14
4. K.x64.dll d99f9b9564f326fec9b70add2bfb2326 13
5. 7QE6.dll 9cccd023ffd2a0f1179f900fd8e3e17b 12
6. sWzc_FZ.x64.dll 49644fbd90388ccfa9a450575f9e7e3e 11
7. AGj.dll 2700a8b8d74df22e2a0627cbb001d7b7 8
8. C:\Documents and Settings\\Application data\exstracoupon\WtN7.dll
9. C:\Documents and Settings\\Application data\exstracoupon\WtN7.exe


ExstraCoupon may create the following directory or directories:

%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\ExstraCoupon


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