Swift Browse

Swift Browse Description

ScreenshotSwift Browse is an adware that may show unwanted random adverts on the PC when the web user is visiting social networking and shopping related websites. The pop-up adverts shown by Swift Browse may provide web users with numerous deals, offers and discounts. If the PC user clicks on any pop-up adverts, Swift Browse may divert him to unknown advertisement websites designed by cybercrooks to possibly make a profit from click fraud and raised web traffic. Swift Browse may be added to Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome while the PC user is installing other freeware and shareware applications, such as free video players, PDF creator, and similar software products. Once installed on the PC, Swift Browse may alter browser settings and replace the default homepage and search provider with a particular commercial website. When the PC user strives to search for anything online in any legal search engine, he may find the toolbar of Swift Browse added into the web browser that may display various pop-up adverts and sponsored links linked to the search results of the computer user.

Aliases: Adware.SwiftBrowse.CZ [MicroWorld-eScan], Adware.SwiftBrowse.CZ (B) [Emsisoft], Application.Win32.RiskWare.NetFilter.D [Comodo], Suspicious_GEN.F47V1124 [TrendMicro-HouseCall], Tool.NetFilter.1 [DrWeb], TrojanDownloader.Adload.way [Jiangmin] and WS.Reputation.1 [Symantec].

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Technical Information

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File System Details

Swift Browse creates the following file(s):
# File Name Size MD5 Detection Count
1 %PROGRAMFILES(x86)%\Swift Browse\updateSwiftBrowse.exe 206,624 b74f656894327f775dbabe7da487f268 204
2 %PROGRAMFILES%\Swift Browse\bin\utilSwiftBrowse.exe 65,312 ca2f77a5e5d52d7d2eaf13f0f2f5a249 84
3 %UserProfile%\Local Settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\jgapglgghagmhogfjkdlnnmbdfddeedb 74
4 %LocalAppData%\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\jgapglgghagmhogfjkdlnnmbdfddeedb 73
5 %ProgramFiles%\Swift Browse 72
6 %ProgramFiles(x86)%\Swift Browse 71

Registry Details

Swift Browse creates the following registry entry or registry entries:
Software\Swift Browse
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Swift Browse
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{808DC83C-D35B-4FBA-A5B5-9A52103204DF}
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{808DC83C-D35B-4FBA-A5B5-9A52103204DF}
SYSTEM\ControlSet001\services\eventlog\Application\Update Swift Browse
Software\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\DOMStorage\swiftbrowse.net
Swift Browse
The following CLSID's were found:
HKEY..\..\{CLSID Path}

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