LessTabs

LessTabs Description

Type: Browser Helper Object

LessTabs is a web browser helper object or extension that attempts to provide additional functions for popular web browser applications. Through LessTabs a web browser may have its settings changed. Usually LessTabs will load a different default home page and redirect you to another search engine site. Preventing the redirects that come with LessTabs usually involves finding all related LessTabs files and delete them. However, the automatic removal of LessTabs may be performed utilizing an updated antispyware tool.

Aliases

2 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
Panda Suspicious file
Ikarus AdWare.Lesstabs

Technical Information

File System Details

LessTabs creates the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detection Count
1 lesstabs-setup.exe b8b72f821e8a33d2225273e0b30b82bc 11
2 LessTabsClientIE.dll ef69a5e1bebad743f4969a173acee597 1
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Registry Details

LessTabs creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Uninstaller
LessTabs
Registry key
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\LessTabs
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\lesstabs-setup_RASAPI32
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Tracing\lesstabs-setup_RASMANCS
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{3178A392-8963-471E-B7A2-969CB58D6496}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\PreApproved\{3178A392-8963-471E-B7A2-969CB58D6496}
CLSID
{3178A392-8963-471E-B7A2-969CB58D6496}
{8A2BBD3A-2130-4882-B198-863271F320DE}
Directory
%PROGRAMFILES%\LessTabs
%PROGRAMFILES%\Mozilla Firefox\extensions\lesstabs@lesstabs.com
%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\LessTabs
%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Mozilla Firefox\extensions\lesstabs@lesstabs.com

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