Adware.Linkury

Short bio

Adware.Linkury is the generic detection for a family of browser hijackers. This adware is often installed by bundlerson 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

block Adware.Linkury

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.Linkury

Remediation

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

  1. Please download Malwarebytesto your desktop.
  2. Double-click MBSetup.exeand follow the prompts to install the program.
  3. When your Malwarebytes for Windowsinstallation 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 Quarantineto 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.exePackerV2.exeSHA256 hashes:6138E984CED6EA11D55EE1FFF523BAFEAB31F931434DFB55D828F001799921B28FFD94D9B1A01CDEF1068FB7AECD9E9ADEA4945800C5607C37D471FED67CF9C0Uninstall GUID:{EF758C50-5FA2-4B0A-86D3-8B65B176BC53}{744A2C8E-3019-4991-96EE-19C53B2BEE77}

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