PUP.ProShopper

PUP.ProShopper Description

PUP.ProShopper is a Web browser toolbar that is advertised as a way for PC users to find special deals, coupons and prices online. However, the main purpose of PUP.ProShopper is to deliver numerous unsolicited advertisements to the affected PC, which will benefit its creators with monetary gain. Because of this, PC security analysts classify PUP.ProShopper as a Potentially Unwanted Program, specifically as an adware, due to the fact that PUP.ProShopper is designed to deliver advertisements and expose computer users to marketing material. If PUP.ProShopper is installed on your computer, PC security researchers strongly advise removing PUP.ProShopper from the affected PC with the help of a reliable security program. In most cases, PUP.ProShopper may be uninstalled using normal removal methods. However, since PUP.ProShopper advertisements may promote known misleading strategies or expose computers to more threatening types of unwanted components, malware researchers strongly advise scanning the affected PC with a security application that is fully up-to-date as part of the PUP.ProShopper removal procedure.

Been Careful When Installing New Software Will Avoid the Unwanted Installation of PUPs

Although there are many cases in which computer users install PUP.ProShopper willingly, often tricked by PUP.ProShopper's misleading advertising strategies, in most cases PUP.ProShopper is installed automatically. This may be accomplished in various ways. PUP.ProShopper can be delivered using threat distribution methods, often installed by a threat or through the use of social engineering, corrupted email attachments or attack websites. However, the most common way of delivering PUP.ProShopper to an affected computer is by bundling PUP.ProShopper with free software distributed on dubious websites. During the installation process, the option to opt out of installing PUP.ProShopper may be present. However, computer users may overlook it or skip it due to inattentiveness. Whenever you install new software, PC security analysts advise using a custom installation to make sure that the components being installed are only the ones that are necessary.

The following are symptoms linked to PUP.ProShopper:

  • Web browser redirects to websites linked to PUP.ProShopper.
  • Web browser pop-ups.
  • Performance issues on the affected Web browser.
  • Unwanted advertising material.
  • Problems with Internet connectivity.

Technical Information

File System Details

PUP.ProShopper creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ProSHopeper\oyh.dll 426,496 feb59074391179bef7d61dec51d3f823 116
2 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\PRoShopper\8xixr_hfu.x64.dll 476,160 29dbf2cecd39c912733a1b19d08b96f4 70
3 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ProShopppeuru\b9.x64.dll 473,600 d42ef8a4ca1c777ca6df430dbe6a7b53 51
4 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ProShopper\3ADuya.dll 426,496 da9cc300c5c35176637b2a7ff0b6d38d 43
5 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ProShopper\9TfueN.x64.dll 473,088 d48322eec55294b3092b919cf3b581a4 42
6 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ProShopPEr\VC98U.dll 425,472 a3f261a8ea0ff3f1c1699af34f5fde29 41
7 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ProShopapEr\3h3.x64.dll 472,576 32c3dc8b90c117d0765f693a2991f487 39
8 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ProShopperr\Nc4YWa.x64.dll 475,648 79c2dfd97a08720d6f88c6e34575907d 38
9 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ProShopper\sB1JUT1i.dll 424,448 67bbfb3d096cb88faa5a8483d6d688dc 32
10 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ProShopper\Eq.x64.dll 513,536 3c24fbe14e86b9cd9237bb2f5b1e8577 22
11 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ProShopPer\nL5u.x64.dll 470,016 359bcae154bfde3a3b46383372b1cbc9 21
12 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\PProShoppeR\tt3HH5Sup1.x64.dll 474,112 f3d74c4fe17e5cd42550ffbea7ead40d 21
13 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ProShopper\pqgtWJ.dll 424,960 d46a07b29cf12294d8d366ca6414e3ba 16
14 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ProShopPer\JsKix.x64.dll 471,040 27f0d35cff5793193fddd3edde522774 14
15 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\PProShopperr\WiDZ.x64.dll 475,136 608d224bbf4ade695e520ec407b6da99 10
16 %ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ProSHoppeer\zXzLtq.dll 426,496 7d54a3c0e5a489267421ce4b124230d7 10

Registry Details

PUP.ProShopper creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Directory
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\Application Data\ProShopper
%ALLUSERSPROFILE%\ProShopper
%APPDATA%\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\proshopper
%PROGRAMFILES%\ProShopper
%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\ProShopper

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