Adware.Advertbar

Adware.Advertbar is an adware that is advertising software; it displays third-party advertising on the computer. It is often contextually or behaviorally based and tracks browsing habits.

General information:

Malware Name:Adware.Advertbar
Malware Type:Adware
Company Name:GetPaid4
Company URL:http://getpaid4.com
Threat Level:High Risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation

Company Description:

GetPaid4 provides you the software Adware.Advertbar is a set of programs, which includes the MessageMates software from Adtools, Inc. These small advertising Windows programs have various characters that display across the screen, such as the animals from Ice Age, the animated movie.

Spyware Description:

Adware.Advertbar is an adware that is advertising software; it displays third-party advertising on the computer. It is often contextually or behaviorally based and tracks browsing habits.

Characteristics/Symptoms:

    -> It is advertising software; it displays third-party advertising on the computer. -> It is often contextually or behaviorally based and tracks browsing habits.

Additional information might be found here:

googleSearch at Google for Adware.Advertbar
bingSearch at Bing for Adware.Advertbar
yahooSearch at Yahoo for Adware.Advertbar

Processes Running:

Ice Age ScreenMate.exe

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER]\Application Data\Ice Age ScreenMate\buddyicons\buddyicons.xml2679XML Document
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER]\Application Data\Ice Age ScreenMate\videopage\coming_soon.swf69043Shockwave Flash Object
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER]\Application Data\Ice Age ScreenMate\wallpapers\wallpapers_local.xml5642XML Document

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER]\Application Data\Ice Age ScreenMat
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER]\Application Data\Ice Age ScreenMate\buddyicon

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Ice Age ScreenMate
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Ice Age ScreenMate\Ice Age ScreenMateskipsectionifflashinstalled
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Ice Age ScreenMate\Ice Age ScreenMateversion