Amazon Toolbar

Amazon is a free, ad-based product which installs itself into Internet Explorer or Netscape browser. It ads a bar which has a series of links into browser which gives quite a bit of information about each web page that user visit.0

General information:

Malware Name:Amazon Toolbar
Malware Type:Toolbar
Company Name:Berm
Company URL:http://www.berm.co.nz/
Threat Level:Elevated Risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation

Company Description:

Berm provides us the software that will make shopping at Amazon.com a breeze. It can search for anything you are looking for in any or all categories or view categories with the Browse menu.

Spyware Description:

Amazon is a free, ad-based product which installs itself into Internet Explorer or Netscape browser. It ads a bar which has a series of links into browser which gives quite a bit of information about each web page that user visit.0

Characteristics/Symptoms:

    -> It adds an extra toolbar to the web browser. -> It has a search function and provides search results for paid advertisers. -> It track browsing and search queries in order to display contextually relevant search results. -> It slows the browser’s navigation speed.0

Additional information might be found here:

googleSearch at Google for Amazon Toolbar
bingSearch at Bing for Amazon Toolbar
yahooSearch at Yahoo for Amazon Toolbar

Processes Running:

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Program Files\Amazon\amazon.bmp3190Bitmap Image
C:\Program Files\Amazon\amazon.crc93CRC File
C:\Program Files\Amazon\icons.bmp14134Bitmap Image

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location
C:\Program Files\Amazon
C:\Program Files\Amazon\Cache

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareXBTB02849Toolbar b_itemstbs_item_027397
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareXBTB02849Toolbar b_itemstbs_item_028232
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwareXBTB02849Toolbar b_itemstbs_item_028541