Threat Database Adware LizardLink


By Domesticus in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 316
First Seen: October 2, 2013
Last Seen: January 2, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

LizardLink Image

LizardLink 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

SpyHunter Detects & Remove LizardLink

File System Details

LizardLink may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. utilLizardlink.exe 8fc48e20e301aa51baf726f4b014abef 12
2. utilLizardlink.exe c8d6f1062c6cf57d7c38e2fdc167cbaf 11
3. Lizardlinkuninstall.exe 07ca0b32f1c53afdfaf4df8343eaac63 2
4. updateLizardlink.exe 635ea6f043a0cfe1236cde38293caec7 2
5. Lizardlinkbho.dll 1303adf1b1fa446ceda94f4468d073f7 1
6. utilLizardlink.exe 6149af17192ba788d1ddde281c8eb8aa 1
7. Lizardlinkuninstall.exe 4d585377a4b04c9f3d67a8b3616c4be0 1

Registry Details

LizardLink may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
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


LizardLink may create the following directory or directories:



LizardLink may call the following URLs:



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