See Similar

See Similar Description

See Similar is an adware application, which shows a 'See Similar' button on product images on Amazon, Youtube, Walmart and other websites that are visited by web users. The 'See Similar' pop-up advertisements will be shown as boxes, which include various coupons that are available or as underlined keywords, which when clicked will divert the victimized computer user to a supported website. The 'See Similar' pop-up carries a browser add-on that is usually embedded when the PC user installs another free applications, such download-managers, video recording/streaming or PDF creators that had packaged into their installation See Similar. When the target Internet user installs these free programs, they will also install a See Similar adware on their PCs. Some of the software products that are known to come packaged with 'See Similar' adware incorporate Genius Box, WebCake, Superfish, SpecialSavings and many other damaging applications. See Similar may also deliver advertising banners on the websites that are visiting by attacked computer users, and as they surf the Internet, it will illustrate coupons and other deals available on a variety of websites.

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Technical Information

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File System Details

See Similar creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %PROGRAMFILES%\SeeSimilar\ScriptHost.dll 382,272 d7b4f68829cd19d090beadfe0d2cca34 2,567
2 %PROGRAMFILES%\SeeSimilar02\BackgroundHost.exe 598,848 ef192a0f54ba75dc267182bb3370110b 432
3 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\SeeSimilar\BackgroundHost64.exe 475,456 964799f133f2cae67ed584f256a8ea5f 89
4 %PROGRAMFILES%\SeeSimilar02\uninst.exe 110,382 4091c515ddb7ddcb8bbc73cfa26f6303 35
5 seesimilarsetupvw.exe 1,805,740 d54173fe8261863ed46f4dc5845248cc 33
6 chrome-extension_fegpgkakakkgjlnfdfoghgoohkbcejpm_0.localstorage 12
7 chrome-extension_fegpgkakakkgjlnfdfoghgoohkbcejpm_0.localstorage-journal 11
8 %LOCALAPPDATA%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\fegpgkakakkgjlnfdfoghgoohkbcejpm 10
9 %USERPROFILE%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Local Extension Settings\fegpgkakakkgjlnfdfoghgoohkbcejpm 7
10 %TEMP%seesimilar02.exe 1,188,152 4b912f3a604d16f9199fe17379a923f1 4
11 %TEMP%seesimilarsetup-19-.exe 743,704 44373e54fd7934027aa2fea1f633b4c7 3
12 %USERPROFILE%\Bureau\SeeSimilarSetup.exe 546,048 b5e68f69a623051842a5ba41a6392d89 2
13 %TEMP%seesimilarsetup-18-.exe 743,704 428332c2b2dde836414bdb3f95dd9f77 2

Registry Details

See Similar creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions, value: {93488930-185C-4CED-AFEB-0FD4930F8423}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{AE44D439-C58E-4ce8-A0FE-ACF2235900A4}
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{93488930-185C-4CED-AFEB-0FD4930F8423}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Low Rights\ElevationPolicy\{AE44D439-C58E-4ce8-A0FE-ACF2235900A4}
The following CLSID's were found:
HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path}

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