By GoldSparrow in Adware

Threat Scorecard

Threat Level: 10 % (Normal)
Infected Computers: 3,464
First Seen: December 3, 2014
Last Seen: May 18, 2023
OS(es) Affected: Windows

Yappyz is a Potentially Unwanted Program (PUP) developed by a company called SIEN that has adware functionalities, may install browser add-ons or extensions and has additional purposes. Yappyz is not a virus, but its presence may involve various problematic features, such as browser hijacking or just disturb the Web user's experience. Yappyz infiltrates into the contaminated PC packaged with freeware and shareware programs (video recording/streaming, download managers or PDF creators). Computer users affected by Yappyz will notice countless sponsored advertisements over the Web page they are visiting, no matter if they are using Internet Explorer, Google Chrome or Mozilla Firefox. Yappyz's is advertised as a gaming provider for free games and its interface displays favored games, puzzles and similar content in order to attract the computer user into buying these products from its online store.

SpyHunter Detects & Remove Yappyz

File System Details

Yappyz may create the following file(s):
# File Name MD5 Detections
1. yappyz.exe a2b8a829e2a3b1d93dcd0084bc235363 3,143

Registry Details

Yappyz may create the following registry entry or registry entries:
File name without path
SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\yappyz.exe
SOFTWARE\Wow6432Node\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Paths\yappyz.exe


Yappyz may create the following directory or directories:



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