Adware.Linkury

Short bio

Adware.Linkury is the generic detection for a family of browser hijackers. This adware is often installed by bundlers on Windows and MacOS systems.

An example of this is the SafeFinder widget.

Symptoms

Adware.Linkury focuses on search hijacks, so users may notice altered or fabricated search results on affected systems.

Protection

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.Linkury by using real-time protection.

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Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.Linkury without further user interaction.

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  4. Click on the Get started button.
  5. Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  6. Click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  7. Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.

We recommend users who have had their browsers hijacked to have a look at our browser restore page.

Traces/IOCs

Files:
test_mys.exe
PackerV2.exe

SHA256 hashes:
6138E984CED6EA11D55EE1FFF523BAFEAB31F931434DFB55D828F001799921B2
8FFD94D9B1A01CDEF1068FB7AECD9E9ADEA4945800C5607C37D471FED67CF9C0

Uninstall GUID:
{EF758C50-5FA2-4B0A-86D3-8B65B176BC53}
{744A2C8E-3019-4991-96EE-19C53B2BEE77}

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