Surf Accuracy

SurfAccuracy is an adware application that displays advertisements on the desktop and records keystrokes that are entered into certain search engines. SurfAccuracy records the keystrokes into a log which it periodically sends to its home servers. SurfAccuracy has been seen to install without notice and consent and bundled with other adware and malware.0

General information:

Malware Name:Surf Accuracy
Malware Type:Adware
Company Name:SurfAccuracy
Company URL:http://surfaccuracy.com/
Threat Level:High Risk
Operating System:WIN XP
Installation Type:Installed through EXE
Operation:Time of After Installation.

Company Description:

SurfAccuracy allows advertisers to target consumers based on their surfing behavior. The result is targeted contextual popup advertising producing cost effective results. Its online manager gives advertisers complete control over cost, targets and geography. Although it monitor how SurfAccuracy is promoted and distributed by its affiliates and distribution channels, it is not impossible that some abusive practices are taking place.

Spyware Description:

SurfAccuracy is an adware application that displays advertisements on the desktop and records keystrokes that are entered into certain search engines. SurfAccuracy records the keystrokes into a log which it periodically sends to its home servers. SurfAccuracy has been seen to install without notice and consent and bundled with other adware and malware.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

Additional information might be found here:

googleSearch at Google for Surf Accuracy
bingSearch at Bing for Surf Accuracy
yahooSearch at Yahoo for Surf Accuracy

Processes Running:

SAcc.exe

File information Created after Installation:

File LocationSize (Bytes)Type
C:\Program Files\SurfAccuracy\License.lnk206Shortcut
C:\Program Files\SurfAccuracy\SAccU.exe14848Application

Folder information Created after Installation:

Folder Location

Registry information Created after Installation:

Main Registry KeySub Registry KeyKey Value Name
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\RunSurfAccuracy
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\SAccUninstallString