PowerStrip

PowerStrip Description

PowerStrip is a malicious toolbar that affects the Internet Explorer web browser program. PowerStrip may be installed as a browser plugin where it then displays a toolbar that looks convincing for providing PC users with usable functions. In reality, PowerStrip may switch affiliate IDs to steal commission fees so cybercrooks can take credit for purchases made through shopping sites. Removing PowerStrip may be removed with the use of an updated antimalware scan tool.

Aliases: Trojan.Drop.Searchy.1, Trojan.Dropper.FI, W32/BookedSpace.AD, Low threat detected, W32/Adware.HIR [F-Prot], Trojan.Dropper-493 [ClamAV], Trojan.Dropper.Searchy.A [BitDefender], Adware Generic.OQZ [AVG], Win32:Spyware-gen [Avast], TR/Drop.Searchy.1 [AntiVir], Trojan.Drop.Searchy.6, Trojan.Dropper.FH, Adware.PStrip [Symantec], BookedSpace [Sunbelt] and BackSpace [Sophos].

Technical Information

File System Details

PowerStrip creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5
1 cfg32s.dll 45,056 1560f4fd07876726e0d32164655a83c3
2 cfg32p.dll 397,312 2b450e6f620d93e00c7e788abe0a6f5e
3 cfg32r.dll 102,400 fef99012a2629d9389cdfd40cc8ce84e

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