SpecialSavings

SpecialSavings Description

Type: Adware

SpecialSavings is a web browser plugin that attempts to offer online shopping savings and deals. Many times SpecialSavings will get in the way with annoying pop-ups and rendering redirects to unwanted sites. The SpecialSavings add-on is not malicious by itself but rather an unwanted extension that may be installed directly from the SpecialSavings.com website or through the installation of bundled software. Either way, once SpecialSavings is loaded it will repeatedly attempt to offer online deals causing for a annoying situation for computer users. Automatic removal of SpecialSavings can be handled with the use of an antispyware application.

Aliases

1 security vendors flagged this file as malicious.

Anti-Virus Software Detection
AntiVir ADSPY/SuperFish.A

Technical Information

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SpyHunter Detects & Remove SpecialSavings

File System Details

SpecialSavings creates the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detection Count
1 SpecialSavings.dll 4d24bf22483cb058e769d43abe953b6d 1,114
2 SpecialSavingsSinged.dll.vir 1266f1c721741bce32890ad0de9aff76 230
3 SpecialSavingsSinged.dll 135ebb4819704fa52a9221419191e80e 12
4 DealFinderSetup.exe 1203d06c42a49ed753a316bd534c35b9 0
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Registry Details

SpecialSavings creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
CLSID
{4EC06F7F-2290-4D9E-8D24-54CE42766B04}
{52F4D3D2-195C-4A46-AEE6-ED2D56BDE1C3}
{56493971-6146-42C3-BFC3-3E4CBB768777}
{938958E8-355C-49FF-92B0-53C1B87ACEA9}
{A49B770D-F83D-40D9-9478-C7DA97736004}
{AFFE513B-69AD-4C97-A74F-95AB17C9D42C}
{C718BDD4-197A-4A23-B539-EB3B3A2B0C09}
{E0C361C8-1477-45C2-BC83-C1C8C913551F}
Directory
%APPDATA%\SpecialSavings
%PROGRAMFILES%\SpecialSavings
%PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\SpecialSavings
Registry key
SOFTWARE\Classes\specialsavings.BackgroundHostObject
SOFTWARE\Classes\specialsavings.BackgroundHostObject.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\specialsavings.Navbar
SOFTWARE\Classes\specialsavings.Navbar.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\SpecialSavings.ScriptHostObject
SOFTWARE\Classes\SpecialSavings.ScriptHostObject.1
SOFTWARE\Classes\specialsavings.Tool
SOFTWARE\Classes\specialsavings.Tool.1
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Approved Extensions\{938958E8-355C-49FF-92B0-53C1B87ACEA9}
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Settings\{938958E8-355C-49FF-92B0-53C1B87ACEA9}
Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{938958E8-355C-49FF-92B0-53C1B87ACEA9}
Software\Mozilla\Firefox\Extensions\SpecialSavings@SpecialSavings.com
Uninstaller
SpecialSavings

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