StopPop.net

It is a Software that displays pop-up/pop-under advertisements when the primary user interface is not visible, or which do not appear to be associated with the product. It is an Adware. Adware, also known as advertising software, displays third-party advertising on the computer. The ads can take several forms, including pop-ups, pop-unders, banners, or links embedded within web pages or parts of the Windows interface. Some adware advertising might consists of text ads shown within the application itself or within side bars, search bars, and search results. Adware is often contextually or behaviorally based and tracks browsing habits in order to display ads that are meant to be relevant to the user.0

General information:

Malware Name:StopPop.net
Malware Type:Adware
Company Name:Tometa Software, Inc.
Company URL:http://www.stoppop.net/
Threat Level:Elevated Risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation

Company Description:

Tometa Software, Inc. specializes in custom software development, database solutions, custom solutions, custom drivers, custom applications, and custom programming services (just to name a few). Its custom software development is versatile and is available in a variety of programming languages including: C#, C++, Visual Basic .NET (VB .NET), Delphi, PHP, ASP and ASP .NET. Its talented programmers can develop custom software that utilizes MS SQL, My SQL, and Microsoft Access Databases. Tometa software can create a custom application, custom webpage, or custom web application in any language around the globe.

Spyware Description:

It is a Software that displays pop-up/pop-under advertisements when the primary user interface is not visible, or which do not appear to be associated with the product. It is an Adware. Adware, also known as advertising software, displays third-party advertising on the computer. The ads can take several forms, including pop-ups, pop-unders, banners, or links embedded within web pages or parts of the Windows interface. Some adware advertising might consists of text ads shown within the application itself or within side bars, search bars, and search results. Adware is often contextually or behaviorally based and tracks browsing habits in order to display ads that are meant to be relevant to the user.0

Characteristics/Symptoms:

    -> Displays third-party advertising on the computer -> Tracks browsing habits -> Degrade the performance and stability of the computer. -> Bundled with other adware 0

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Processes Running:

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Documents and Settings\[USER]\Start Menu\Programs\StopPop.net\Readme.lnk1992Shortcut
C:\Program Files\Tometa Software\StopPop.net\StopPopGettingStarted.htm2322HTML Document
C:\Program Files\Tometa Software\StopPop.net\tometa.htm167HTML Document

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location
C:\Program Files\Tometa Software\StopPop.net

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstall{8B0C4215-B0D8-4D63-B85B-707C558369B7}DisplayVersion
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstall{8B0C4215-B0D8-4D63-B85B-707C558369B7}EstimatedSize
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESOFTWAREMicrosoftWindowsCurrentVersionUninstall{8B0C4215-B0D8-4D63-B85B-707C558369B7}HelpLink