Adware.VRBrothers

Short bio

Adware.VRBrothers is the detection name for a family of Chinese adware targeting Windows systems. Adware.VRBrothers was named after the signature, vrBrothers Corporation, which the threat actors used to sign their files.

Adware.VRBrothers mymacro

mymacro is an Adware.VRBrothers variant

Protection

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

block Adware.VRBrothers

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.VRBrothers

Remediation

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

  1. Please download Malwarebytes to your desktop.
  2. Double-click mb3-setup-consumer-{version}.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. Then click Finish.
  4. Once the program has fully updated, select Scan Now on the Dashboard. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  5. If another update of the definitions is available, it will be implemented before the rest of the scanning procedure.
  6. When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  7. Restart your computer when prompted to do so.

Malwarebytes removal log

A Malwarebytes log of removal for the variant mymacro looked like this:

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-Log Details-
Scan Date: 11/7/17
Scan Time: 12:11 PM
Log File: 6c5144eb-c3ac-11e7-9722-080027750297.json
Administrator: Yes

-Software Information-
Version: 3.2.2.2018
Components Version: 1.0.212
Update Package Version: 1.0.3196
License: Premium

-System Information-
OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1
CPU: x64
File System: NTFS
User: {computername}\{username}

-Scan Summary-
Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 332795
Threats Detected: 23
Threats Quarantined: 23
Time Elapsed: 3 min, 52 sec

-Scan Options-
Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Disabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Detect
PUM: Detect

-Scan Details-
Process: 1
Adware.VRBrothers, C:\DOWNLOADS\MYMACRO.EXE, Quarantined, [609], [345043],1.0.3196

Module: 2
Adware.VRBrothers, C:\DOWNLOADS\MYMACRO.EXE, Quarantined, [609], [345043],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, C:\DOWNLOADS\CFGDLL.DLL, Quarantined, [609], [327615],1.0.3196

Registry Key: 15
Adware.VRBrothers, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\WOW6432NODE\CLSID\{241D7F03-9232-4024-8373-149860BE27C0}, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\WOW6432NODE\CLSID\{241D7F03-9232-4024-8373-149860BE27C0}\InprocServer32, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\QMDispatch.QMVBSRoutine, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\CLASSES\CLSID\{241D7F03-9232-4024-8373-149860BE27C0}, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\WOW6432NODE\CLSID\{C07DB6A3-34FC-4084-BE2E-76BB9203B049}, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\QMDispatch.QMRoutine, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\CLASSES\CLSID\{C07DB6A3-34FC-4084-BE2E-76BB9203B049}, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\WOW6432NODE\CLSID\{C07DB6A3-34FC-4084-BE2E-76BB9203B049}\InprocServer32, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\WOW6432NODE\CLSID\{EBEB87A6-E151-4054-AB45-A6E094C5334B}, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\QMDispatch.QMLibrary, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\CLASSES\CLSID\{EBEB87A6-E151-4054-AB45-A6E094C5334B}, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\WOW6432NODE\CLSID\{EBEB87A6-E151-4054-AB45-A6E094C5334B}\InprocServer32, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\CLASSES\CLSID\{241D7F03-9232-4024-8373-149860BE27C0}\InprocServer32, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\CLASSES\CLSID\{C07DB6A3-34FC-4084-BE2E-76BB9203B049}\InprocServer32, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\CLASSES\CLSID\{EBEB87A6-E151-4054-AB45-A6E094C5334B}\InprocServer32, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196

Registry Value: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Data Stream: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folder: 0
(No malicious items detected)

File: 5
Adware.VRBrothers, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\ROAMING\MYMACRO\QDISP.DLL, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, C:\USERS\{username}1\APPDATA\ROAMING\MYMACRO\QDISP.DLL, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, C:\DOWNLOADS\MYMACRO.EXE, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [345043],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, C:\DOWNLOADS\CFGDLL.DLL, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196
Adware.VRBrothers, C:\DOWNLOADS\SHIELDMODULE.DAT, Delete-on-Reboot, [609], [327615],1.0.3196

Physical Sector: 0
(No malicious items detected)

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