LinkiDoo Description

Type: Adware

ScreenshotLinkiDoo is adware that may invade the PC bundled together with various free applications the computer user has downloaded from the Internet. LinkiDoo claims to be able to improve the PC user's Internet surfing experience by giving tools such as Deals, Compare, Related, Inline, Search and Review. LinkiDoo may drop and install numerous copies of itself on the PC. LinkiDoos may show up continuously on the computer system after it has been uninstalled. To eliminate LinkiDoo, all of its components should be completely deleted with a legal anti-malware program. LinkiDoo may display unwanted pop-up adverts, deals, banners and offers. LinkiDoo may compromise any web browser installed on the PC and change browser settings. LinkiDoo may also substitute the default homepage and search engine or a new tab page with a particular suspicious website. LinkiDoo may harvest sensitive details of the PC user and use them when showing targeted advertisements.

Technical Information

Registry Details

LinkiDoo creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions\{5C11F47A-DBF7-4D5F-94A0-F747CE85E935}
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Update LinkiDoo
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Update LinkiDoo
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\Update LinkiDoo
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Update LinkiDoo
%LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\nedmkhahhppfofnniinaggmabnngddjk

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