Gadgetbox Toolbar

Gadgetbox Toolbar Description

Gadgetbox Toolbar is a component of an adware program, which may enter the vulnerable computer without the victim's permission and awareness. Web users can download Gadgetbox Toolbar consciously, but commonly, Gadgetbox Toolbar is installed on the targeted PC unconsciously. When installed on the affected computer system, Gadgetbox Toolbar makes modifications to system settings and inserts itself on the compromised web browser like Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer. Gadgetbox Toolbar is used to push Gboxapp and search.gboxapp.com, that give online users altered bogus search results that are not similar to the ones that computer user get from Google or other authentic search engines. Gadgetbox Toolbar also leads to disturbing diversion to doubtful and infected websites that may corrupt the attacked computer with other malware threats. Gadgetbox toolbar can be downloaded from its official website; however, Internet users can also download Gadgetbox Toolbar on their computer together with freeware applications that mainly incorporate other programs for the aim of illicit making of money.

Aliases: Win32/Toolbar.GadgetBox, Riskware.Win32.Toolbar.GadgetBox.AMN (A) and TROJ_GEN.F47V1101.

Technical Information

File System Details

Gadgetbox Toolbar creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %PROGRAMFILES%\GadgetBox\gadgetBoxTB.dll 306,688 6f781a30f3168c80d00ba0a199d1cbd9 2,410
2 af9b8ae40b12c12377364183f402517d_INFF65F.tmp 673,877 af9b8ae40b12c12377364183f402517d 1

Registry Details

Gadgetbox Toolbar creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Directory
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\GadgetBox
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\InstallMate\{ACE9FB2A-31A5-4285-9510-43F1636EAB21}
%ProgramFiles%\GadgetBox
%PROGRAMFILES%\Windows Sidebar\Shared Gadgets\gadgetbox.gadget
%ProgramFiles(x86)%\GadgetBox
Registry key
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars\{3B81079D-2AC9-425f-A494-A1C7D93AFA3C}
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\LowRegistry\DOMStorage\gboxapp.com
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\SearchScopes\{AA74FE59-BC4C-4172-9AC4-73315F71CFFE}
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\UrlSearchHooks\{3B81079D-2AC9-425f-A494-A1C7D93AFA3C}
Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Explorer Bars\{3B81079D-2AC9-425f-A494-A1C7D93AFA3C}
Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\UrlSearchHooks\{3B81079D-2AC9-425f-A494-A1C7D93AFA3C}
Uninstaller
Gadgetbox
CLSID
{3B81079D-2AC9-425f-A494-A1C7D93AFA3C}
{A36BCB13-778D-4A40-99C1-D686086D268F}
{AA74FE59-BC4C-4172-9AC4-73315F71CFFE}
{CCA8F2AB-BE4E-41F0-A289-4D960CEA58EA}

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