Kazaa

Kazaa is a P2P program that is bundled with adware components and uses aggressive, deceptive advertising. It installs other adwares to the system. Kazaa is a P2P program that is bundled with adware components and uses aggressive, deceptive advertising. It installs other adwares to the system.0

General information:

Malware Name:Kazaa
Malware Type:Adware
Company Name:Sharman Networks
Company URL:http://www.kazaa.com/
Threat Level:Moderate Risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation

Company Description:

Sharman Networks provides you the software Kazaa that is a completely distributed peer-to-peer file sharing service.

Spyware Description:

Kazaa is a P2P program that is bundled with adware components and uses aggressive, deceptive advertising. It installs other adwares to the system. Kazaa is a P2P program that is bundled with adware components and uses aggressive, deceptive advertising. It installs other adwares to the system.0

Characteristics/Symptoms:

    -> It show advertising within the application main window. -> It is a P2P program that can slow the network. -> It is bundled with other adware components. -> Connects to the internet.

Additional information might be found here:

googleSearch at Google for Kazaa
bingSearch at Bing for Kazaa
yahooSearch at Yahoo for Kazaa

Processes Running:

kazaa.exe

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Program Files\Kazaa\Skins\Black Glass\searchbar_messageuser_sel.bmp2816Bitmap Image
C:\Program Files\Kazaa\Skins\Black Glass\searchbar_newsearch.bmp2040Bitmap Image
C:\Program Files\Kazaa\Skins\Black Glass\searchbar_newsearch_dis.bmp2816Bitmap Image

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location
C:\Program Files\Kazaa
C:\Program Files\Kazaa\BGP2P

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Kazaa\Channels\WEBSEARCHUninstalled0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Kazaa\Channels\WEBSEARCHVisible0
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Kazaa\DontShowCloseToSystray0