Adware Patrol

This application is adware. Adware is not normally a threat, but is usually considered a nuisance. It might have been installed by another application. It can pop up advertisements even if we have a popup blocker on our computer. It can monitor our computer usage to generate ads that we are more likely to respond to. Adware can consume processing power and network bandwidth, thus slowing down our computer and interrupting our workflow.0

General information:

Malware Name:Adware Patrol
Malware Type:Adware
Company Name:Adware Patrol
Company URL:http://adwarepatrol.com/
Threat Level:Medium risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation.

Company Description:

Adware Patrol scans our PC's Processes, Memory and System Registry for hidden and dormant Spyware, Adware, Trojans, and worms. It protects our Privacy, Stop Identity Theft, Popup Ads and Privacy Invasion. It consists of a user friendly interface. It consists of a Comprehensive database on malicious objects. Adware Patrol is totally free to download.

Spyware Description:

This application is adware. Adware is not normally a threat, but is usually considered a nuisance. It might have been installed by another application. It can pop up advertisements even if we have a popup blocker on our computer. It can monitor our computer usage to generate ads that we are more likely to respond to. Adware can consume processing power and network bandwidth, thus slowing down our computer and interrupting our workflow.0

Characteristics/Symptoms:

    -> False positives work as good to purchase -> False scan results -> Uses inadequate scan/detection scheme0

Additional information might be found here:

googleSearch at Google for Adware Patrol
bingSearch at Bing for Adware Patrol
yahooSearch at Yahoo for Adware Patrol

Processes Running:

AdwarePatrol.exe

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Program Files\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Cydoor\processes.txt37Text Document
C:\Program Files\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Cydoor\registry.txt11Text Document
C:\Program Files\Adware Patrol\SpyWares\Cydoor\registrypaths.txt70Text Document

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location
C:\Program Files\Adware Patrol\Logs
C:\Program Files\Adware Patrol\SpyWares

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstallAdware PatrolDisplayName
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Adware PatrolURLInfoAbout
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\Adware PatrolUninstallString