Adware.Yelloader

Short Bio

Adware.Yelloader is a part of the bigger Fireball family that is renowned for its use of various invasive techniques, like rootkits that disable security software by labeling their certificates as “Untrusted”.

Remediation

The rootkit components may need to be removed by Malwarebytes Anti Rootkit BETA before the regular Malwarebytes scanner can remove the rest. This is usually true for users that get an error “Requested resource is in use”.

Associated threats

  • PUP.Optional.Yelloader
  • Trojan.Yelloader

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