PartyPoker

PartyPoker is an online gambling application that requires the user to download its software in order to play. Party Poker’s privacy policy discloses that it collects personally identifying information (PII), which is stored on their servers. The servers also log the user's activity and data including IP address, time and date of access, web page(s) visited, language use and browser type used. The privacy policy also states that the PII may be shared with may also be shared with their affiliates, subsidiaries, agents and suppliers.0

General information:

Malware Name:PartyPoker
Malware Type:Adware
Company Name:PartyGaming
Company URL:http://www.partypoker.com/
Threat Level:Low Risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation.

Company Description:

PartyGaming, is one of the world's leading online gaming companies since 1997. It currently operates brands in four major gaming areas: poker, casino, bingo and backgammon. PartyPoker.com (www.PartyPoker.com) is the world's largest online poker brand in terms of number of players and revenues. We'll find a great variety of poker games and tournaments, plus side bets and blackjack. PartyCasino.com (www.PartyCasino.com) offers a wide selection of casino games, including video poker, slots and roulette in an online setting so we can play whenever we like. The focus at PartyGaming is on fun, ease of use, reliability and security. Its software and systems are at the forefront of technological innovation, which allows it to deliver cutting-edge game features and functionality.

Spyware Description:

PartyPoker is an online gambling application that requires the user to download its software in order to play. Party Poker’s privacy policy discloses that it collects personally identifying information (PII), which is stored on their servers. The servers also log the user's activity and data including IP address, time and date of access, web page(s) visited, language use and browser type used. The privacy policy also states that the PII may be shared with may also be shared with their affiliates, subsidiaries, agents and suppliers.0

Characteristics/Symptoms:

    -> Bundled with other adware -> Tracks browsing habits -> Degrade the performance and stability of the computer. -> Displays third-party advertising on the computer0

Additional information might be found here:

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

Processes Running:

RunApp.exe

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Program Files\PartyGaming\PartyPoker\images\popup_buyin_but_all.jpg6722JPEG Image
C:\Program Files\PartyGaming\PartyPoker\images\wom5_7.bmp15494Bitmap Image
C:\Program Files\PartyGaming\PartyPoker\images\wom6_7.bmp18214Bitmap Image

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location
C:\Program Files\PartyGaming\PartyPoker\Temp
C:\Program Files\PartyGaming\PartyPoker\images

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwarePartyGamingPartypokerDisableCharacters
HKEY_CURRENT_USERSoftwarePartyGamingPartypokerFourColourDeck
HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\PartyGaming\Partypoker4