ArticleWearhouse Toolbar

ArticleWearhouse Toolbar is a search toolbar that allows user to search on the Internet using Google search engine. The user can easily access features of host site (http://www.effectivebrand.com/) from any site on the web. The toolbar is equipped with an automatic updater which allows user to select the update. The toolbar is also marketed as a popup blocker toolbar. The toolbar allows users of the host to chat with the help of the toolbar.The toolbar contains links to some othere sites also. The toolbar is capable of showing popup ads.0

General information:

Malware Name:ArticleWearhouse Toolbar
Malware Type:Toolbar
Company Name:Effective Brand
Company URL:http://www.effectivebrand.com/
Threat Level:High
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After restarting browser.

Company Description:

ArticleWearhouse Toolbar is a search toolbar that allows user to search on the Internet using Google search engine. The user can easily access features of host site (http://www.effectivebrand.com/) from any site on the web. The toolbar is equipped with an automatic updater which allows user to select the update. The toolbar is also marketed as a popup blocker toolbar. The toolbar allows users of the host to chat with the help of the toolbar.

Spyware Description:

ArticleWearhouse Toolbar is a search toolbar that allows user to search on the Internet using Google search engine. The user can easily access features of host site (http://www.effectivebrand.com/) from any site on the web. The toolbar is equipped with an automatic updater which allows user to select the update. The toolbar is also marketed as a popup blocker toolbar. The toolbar allows users of the host to chat with the help of the toolbar.The toolbar contains links to some othere sites also. The toolbar is capable of showing popup ads.0

Characteristics/Symptoms:

    -> Collects data about the users browsing habits -> Slows the browser -> Communicates with the host server -> Can show popup ads -> Shows links to other sites also.0

Additional information might be found here:

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

Processes Running:

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Program Files\ArticleWarehouse\rss\http___www_articlewarehouse_com_rss_latest_xml .xml8759XML Document
C:\Program Files\ArticleWarehouse\tbArti.dll834640Application Extension
C:\Program Files\ArticleWarehouse\version.txt27Text Document

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Internet Explorer\Toolbar\{38baaa49-686b-473e-8a07-ea3cad5b5739}\ArticleWarehouse Toolbar
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\App Management\ARPCache\ArticleWarehouse Toolbar
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\ArticleWarehouse Toolbar