Threat Database Adware Search Maven

Search Maven

By GoldSparrow in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 8,865
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 343
First Seen: March 31, 2014
Last Seen: September 19, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Search Maven is adware which, once installed on the PC, may insert a browser extension, add-on or plug-in in well-known Web browsers such as Google Chrome, Internet Explorer, and Mozilla Firefox. Search Maven may be developed to display unwanted pop-up advertisements and messages on the computer system. The Search Maven pop-up ads including numerous offers, deals, and discount coupons may show up on the PC if Search Maven finds out that the computer user is browsing shopping-related websites; therefore, some computer users may think that ads and deals delivered by Search Maven are part of the website. If the computer user clicks on any of the pop-up ads and messages shown by Search Maven, he may get continuously rerouted to questionable websites that may carry various malware threats. The main purpose of Search Maven may be to generate advertising revenue from increased website traffic and ad clicks.

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File System Details

Search Maven may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. searchmaven.dll 3009a0599554660c17e2c6cd4f3e9039 0

Registry Details

Search Maven may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
Software\search maven
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Update search maven
SYSTEM\CurrentControlSet\services\eventlog\Application\Update search maven


Search Maven may create the following directory or directories:

%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\emnokaabokpnjcbdmejdhndhopbpiekh
%LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\databases\chrome-extension_emnokaabokpnjcbdmejdhndhopbpiekh_0
%PROGRAMFILES%\search maven
%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\search maven


Search Maven may call the following URLs:

search maven


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