Adware.CDN

CNNIC is an adware that has been found to install itself silently without user knowledge and it shows pop-under and pop-up advertisements on the infected system. It is a CNNIC, product to download and add products to your system. CNNIC is an adware that has been found to install itself silently without user knowledge and it shows pop-under and pop-up advertisements on the infected system. It is a CNNIC, product to download and add products to your system.0

General information:

Malware Name:Adware.CDN
Malware Type:Adware
Company Name:CNNIC
Company URL:http://www.cnnic.net.cn/en/index/
Threat Level:High Risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation

Company Description:

China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), the state network information center of China, was founded as a non-profit organization on Jun. 3rd 1997. CNNIC takes orders from the Ministry of Information Industry (MII) to conduct daily business, while it was administratively operated by Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS).

Spyware Description:

CNNIC is an adware that has been found to install itself silently without user knowledge and it shows pop-under and pop-up advertisements on the infected system. It is a CNNIC, product to download and add products to your system. CNNIC is an adware that has been found to install itself silently without user knowledge and it shows pop-under and pop-up advertisements on the infected system. It is a CNNIC, product to download and add products to your system.0

Characteristics/Symptoms:

    -> Shows Popup and pop under Advertisements -> Downloads other infections to the system -> Installs silently without the user knowledge

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Processes Running:

cdnup.exe

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Program Files\CNNIC\Cdn\cdnvers.datunknown
C:\Program Files\CNNIC\Cdn\client.dllunknown
C:\Program Files\CNNIC\Cdn\spkw.datunknown

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location
C:\Program Files\CNNIC
C:\Program Files\CNNIC\Cdn

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\AdvancedOptions\CDNCLIENT\UPDATE\AUTOUPDATEHKeyRoot0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\AdvancedOptions\CDNCLIENT\UPDATE\AUTOUPDATERegPath0
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\AdvancedOptions\CDNCLIENT\UPDATE\AUTOUPDATEText0