Adware.Sasquor

Short bio

Adware.Sasquor is Malwarebytes’ detection name for a specific adware targeting Windows systems.

Symptoms

Adware.Sasquor uses the method of LSP hijacking to serve advertisements on the affected system. Users may notice advertisements not originating from the sites they are visiting.

Protection

Malwarebytes protects users from Adware.Sasquor by using real-time protection.

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Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.Sasquor 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.

It may take an extra reboot to remove the LSP hijack.

Traces/IOCs

Associated file:

  • local64spl.dll

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