Threat Database Adware Selection Tools Ads

Selection Tools Ads

By CagedTech in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Ranking: 6,108
Threat Level: 20 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 65,743
First Seen: December 30, 2014
Last Seen: February 10, 2024
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Selection Tools is a Possibly Unwanted Program that may enter a computer bundled within a free application downloaded and installed by the computer user. Selection Tools may show unwelcomed banners and pop-up advertisements containing various discount coupons, deals and offers while computer users are online shopping or visiting other websites. Selection Tools may install itself on Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome automatically. When the computer user installs a no-cost software, it might incorporate additional plug-ins, toolbars, browser extensions or add-ons inserted into its installation wizard. These extra applications, in this case Selection Tools, might be pointed as elective tools, but if computer users do not uncheck a check box, which offers to include extra applications, they may end up with undesired system modifications. Selection Tools may monitor the PC user's surfing preferences and transmit gathered data to third-parties that may use it for targeted marketing.


7 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
AVG Generic.7EE
Ikarus PUA.BubbleDock
Panda PUP/Nosibay
McAfee-GW-Edition Artemis
DrWeb Adware.Downware.10519
Sophos Bubble Dock
McAfee Artemis!16BE7EB47D84

SpyHunter Detects & Remove Selection Tools Ads

File System Details

Selection Tools Ads may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. Selection Tools.exe 56f02580014a0003c62fd2b1ec2118a2 22
2. Selection Tools Update.exe a2fb1e0f9db808a029441415fab93637 8
3. Selection Tools.exe 1705ccf1776970d9309c4b06898e4d20 7
4. Selection Tools.exe ec9a10292758b17fd48fe934878f071c 7
5. Selection Tools Update.exe 933ac2abcc5eae170b83331d89f20761 6
6. Selection Tools Update.exe 82ca90d1f927ed2e1b6fdefed50ddd8e 5
7. SelectionToolu10.exe b59eff793376c5b753ef0f1b3344169d 3
8. Selection Tools.exe 7bc86f46086e6dc8c2a4e7057bf1243f 3
9. Selection Tools.exe eebacd7fc6bb20983bdb184f9aa94bc3 2
10. Selection Tools Update.exe 0eb42ccd5fe816e574dc332c913fa2bf 2
11. Selection Tools Update.exe e464f3725e7036de9295ced152feb9e0 2
12. Selection Tools.exe b2a3484e93ad3537a9ccb9ff47d3666b 1
13. Selection Tools.exe 0715585bcdf08590c040c9cf994ae229 1
14. Selection Tools.exe cc86d357e94858cce495f854f54bb05a 1
15. Selection Tools.exe 62f63abcf039530b1ed3cef25f66b627 1
16. Selection Tools.exe c3b2e7343d28d63d9a078dd2f19ddc6c 1
17. Selection Tools.exe fee004611b738af04cdfcc50aee7293a 1
18. Selection Tools.exe 977d98c2c71bcb0f21e9380e6b8d1782 1
19. Selection Tools Update.exe 3c94fccb35a04f9d40a6927231857962 1
20. Selection Tools.exe a765ca80f75ee92a970d3d92b135885e 1
21. Selection Tools.exe f97c3fbf80a9e06269d5486c266518ce 1
22. Selection Tools.exe cddfc4e20f40c2e3d3334742b1c5f769 1
23. Selection Tools Update.exe f754aa0594450c70e3c963b37bad9aee 1
24. Selection Tools.exe c41ef271f4b2f93a67508945f2ad16f3 1
25. Selection Tools.exe 17c16a5629190772306c5e87e7a02780 1
26. 64999.Selection_Tools.ALT001.exe a152b883ad03e39617dcf91abad696e1 1
27. Selection Tools.exe ebbc0e1bcfd0c6a1ae9903a4cfd310bf 1
28. Selection Tools.exe 9762d849cbdc942e4ee698379eb582dd 1
29. Selection Tools Update.exe 267fb084c598e69a1412a4803e8a70f2 1
More files

Registry Details

Selection Tools Ads may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
Regexp file mask
%appdata%\Selection Tools.installation.log
%WINDIR%\System32\Tasks\Selection Tools Update
%WINDIR%\Tasks\Selection Tools Update.job
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Main\FeatureControl\FEATURE_BROWSER_EMULATION\Selection Tools.exe
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\Schedule\TaskCache\Tree\Selection Tools Update
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run\Selection Tools
Software\WTools\Selection Tools
Software\WTools\Selection Tools Tag


Selection Tools Ads may create the following directory or directories:



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