iSearch.DesktopSearch

iSearch.DesktopSearch Description

iSearch.DesktopSearch is a browser plug-in that puts a search box, without the permission or consent of the user, onto the user's desktop: usually on the bottom right hand corner. iSearch.DesktopSearch comes bundled with other malware and generates commercial pop-up advertisements. iSearch.DesktopSearch takes advantage of security weaknesses from CoolWebSearch related sites.

Technical Information

Registry Details

iSearch.DesktopSearch creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
RegistryKey
HKEY_CLASSES_ROOT\mfiltis
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run\ffis
950238fb-c706-4791-8674-4d429f85897e
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\run\desktopsearch
5b4ab8e2-6dc5-477a-b637-bf3c1a2e5993
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\software\microsoft\windows\currentversion\explorer\browserhelper
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\system\currentcontrolset\services\delprot

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