Threat Database Adware Savings Sidekick

Savings Sidekick

By GoldSparrow in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 7,389
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 6,552
First Seen: January 7, 2013
Last Seen: September 20, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Savings Sidekick is an adware application that penetrates into a vulnerable PC without a computer user's consent. Savings Sidekick can be unknowingly downloaded together with software such as browser programs and download enhancers. Cybercrooks use such supposedly required tools to dupe web users into downloading Savings Sidekickm. Online users corrupted by Savings Sidekick are sustained on doubtful websites by forcing them to download dangerous applications in order to keep on surfing the website. When PC users installs software, they may not spot at once that Savings Sidekick has been also installed on the machine. Savings Sidekick will display pop-up advertisements and huge coupon discounts offers coming from deceptive websites. Savings Sidekick controls and records the affected PC user's Internet surfing activities, for instance, visited online marketplaces, to distribute ads and offers based on recent interests.

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File System Details

Savings Sidekick may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. Savings Sidekick.dll.vir 07b84c35ff02c056951a5118e853f2cb 1,780
2. Savings Sidekick.dll 8c1ee1300250e100fcc72c1d9f7fcfe2 263
3. Savings Sidekick.dll 1eb7176a1cda5dd1876311c6dedad5f5 238
4. Savings Sidekick.dll 54f21be914de1f82359224a6a51f8b5f 227

Registry Details

Savings Sidekick may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110011501160}
Software\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{11111111-1111-1111-1111-110011501160}


Savings Sidekick may create the following directory or directories:

%LOCALAPPDATA%\Savings Sidekick
%PROGRAMFILES%\Savings Sidekick
%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Savings Sidekick
%UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Savings Sidekick


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