Adware.Norassie

Short bio

Adware.Norassie is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a family of adware targeting Windows systems.

Type and source of infection

The files associated with Adware.Norassie are signed by Norassie LTD. The installers were often offered as fake Java updates.

Protection

Malwarebytes protected users from Adware.Norassie when they were active, but we haven’t seen them in the wild for quite some time.

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.Norassie 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.

Traces/IOCs

Registry key:

HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Norassie

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