Description is a questionable search website that is linked to a Potentially Unwanted Program that may be incorrectly considered as threatening. Software that is not threatening, but that has many of the characteristics of threats – this includes toolbars and Web browser add-ons linked to – is often known as a Potentially Unwanted Program. The main reason Web browser extensions linked to are considered PUPs is that they may be installed automatically.

How and PUPs Linked to this Search Website may Affect a Computer

Despite being considered a PUP, malware analysts consider that may represent a threat that should be removed. This is because may affect a computer negatively. Many anti-virus programs are incapable of detecting PUPs, including those linked to Computer users should take steps to protect their computers with a strong, reliable anti-malware solution that is fully up-to-date and capable of detecting and removing PUPs. The main purpose of the search website is not to deliver results. Rather, may be used to expose computer users to numerous advertisements disguised as search results in order to make money at your expense. PUPs linked to may be designed to force computer users to visit repeatedly and to force them to view content linked to on the affected Web browser.

PUPs associated with may try to force you to visit this low-quality search engine repeatedly. Some ways in which they do this is by redirecting you when using your Web browser and compelling your Web browser to exhibit pop-up windows containing These PUPs also may change your Web browser's default search engine and homepage to automatically.

How PUPs Associated with may Enter a PC

The commonest way that PUPs like those linked to may enter a computer is by including them in the installation of other software. It is a common practice to bundle toolbars, plug-ins and other extensions with free software, especially software downloaded from questionable third-party sources. Because of this, malware researchers strongly advise taking precautions to prevent any unwanted software from entering your computer.

Preventing the Installation of PUPs Like those Linked to

There are precautionary proceedings that should be executed to avoid the installation of PUPs such as those associated with For example, you should always read the User Agreement when installing new programs. The installation process will always include Terms and Conditions, some kind of EULA or a software license agreement. It's wise to scroll through it looking for mentions of any software that may be included in the download without your knowledge. During the installation process, it's recommended to use custom installation. Unlike automated install options, custom install will allow you to monitor every component being installed on your PC and opt out of anything that you do not need or want, including PUPs linked to In most cases, you may be asked to install various PUPs apart from those linked to; always opt out of any Web browser add-ons, toolbars, extensions and other suspicious components.

Some types of software may be linked to PUPs. Avoid questionable third-party download sources, preferring instead downloads from official, reputable sources or directly from software developers. Third parties may take legitimate software and add their own installers to install PUPs automatically. Some types of free software commonly linked to PUPs (including toolbars and PUPs) include download managers, PDF software and video format converters.

Technical Information

File System Details creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %LOCALAPPDATA%\Lasaoren\Application\lasaoren.exe 744,960 1cf60a431ca94bb9ce57244e95f39a0f 78
2 %APPDATA%\WSE_Lasaoren\UpdateProc\bkup.dat 19,132 5baceff5114bde9b6c43eceffc1d039a 10
3 %APPDATA%\WSE_Lasaoren\UpdateProc\UpdateTask.exe 481,280 7fa67082909d6334bbf1ca62415471ab 10
4 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\WSE_Lasaoren\BRS\brs.exe 846,824 7e65680a454229154b525f1ec5e204bd 1
More files

Registry Details creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
File name without path
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\Lasaoren
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\ehjldlodmkdlooagebfnaghgmkfccipn
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\IndexedDB\chrome-extension_ehjldlodmkdlooagebfnaghgmkfccipn_0.indexeddb.leveldb
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\ehjldlodmkdlooagebfnaghgmkfccipn
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\IndexedDB\chrome-extension_ehjldlodmkdlooagebfnaghgmkfccipn_0.indexeddb.leveldb
Registry key
Software\Lasaoren Browser
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\WSE_Lasaoren
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\lasaoren.exe
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\lasaoren.exe

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