LizardLink Description

Type: Adware

ScreenshotLizardLink is adware that may display pop-up advertisements, sponsored links and coupons via a pop-up box on Amazon, Walmart, Ebay and other shopping websites that are visited by computer users. LizardLink pop-up advertisements may be shown as boxes, which include a variety of coupons that are available or as underlined keywords, which when clicked may show a pop-up advertisement that declares to come to the PC user by LizardLink. LizardLink is an add-on for Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome that is typically added when web users install another free programs, such as download-managers, video recording/streaming or PDF creators that might had packed into their installation LizardLink. When PC users install these free software products, they may also install LizardLink. While being installed, whenever the web user will visit Expedia, Best Buy, Facebook or any other similar websites, LizardLink may display a 'See Similar' button on product images, which when clicked may show pop-up ads by LizardLink. LizardLink may also display advertising banners on the websites that are visited by computer users, and as they surf the Internet, LizardLink may deliver coupons and other deals available on various websites.


2 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
Symantec Trojan.ADH.2
McAfee Artemis!E3558C6AB24B

Technical Information

File System Details

LizardLink creates the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detection Count
1 utilLizardlink.exe 8fc48e20e301aa51baf726f4b014abef 12
2 Lizardlinkbho.dll 1303adf1b1fa446ceda94f4468d073f7 1
3 updateLizardlink.exe 7a247a222f4331eca9ff2b1c352096be 1
4 Lizardlinkuninstall.exe 4d585377a4b04c9f3d67a8b3616c4be0 1
More files

Registry Details

LizardLink creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Registry key
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions\{EB9E4CDF-B007-450C-B0AF-B66467C3D6E0}
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\LowRegistry\DOMStorage\
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{eb9e4cdf-b007-450c-b0af-b66467c3d6e0}
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Update Lizardlink
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\Update Lizardlink
SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\eventlog\Application\Update Lizardlink
SYSTEM\ControlSet002\services\Update Lizardlink
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\Update Lizardlink
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\Update Lizardlink

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