Adware.QIPApp

Short bio

Adware.QIPApp is Malwarebytes' detection name for specific parts of an adwareinfection targeting Windows systems.

Symptoms

Adware.QIPApp icon

QIPApp icon

[caption id="attachment_22487" align="aligncenter" width="746"]Adware.QIPApp installed

entry installed programs and features for Adware.QIPApp

Type and source of infection

Adware.QIPApp is a member of the HPDefender family. It is typically installed by a bundler.

Protection

block Adware.QIPApp

Malwarebytes blocks Adware.QIPApp

Remediation

Malwarebytes can detect and remove Adware.QIPApp 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.

Malwarebytes removal log

A Malwarebytes log of removal will look similar to this:

Malwarebyteswww.malwarebytes.com-Log Details-Scan Date: 6/1/17Scan Time: 9:11 AMLog File: mbamQIPApp.txtAdministrator: Yes-Software Information-Version: 3.1.2.1733Components Version: 1.0.122Update Package Version: 1.0.2064License: Premium-System Information-OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1CPU: x64File System: NTFSUser:{computername}\{username}-Scan Summary-Scan Type: Threat ScanResult: CompletedObjects Scanned: 333477Threats Detected: 11Threats Quarantined: 11Time Elapsed: 1 min, 56 sec-Scan Options-Memory: EnabledStartup: EnabledFilesystem: EnabledArchives: EnabledRootkits: DisabledHeuristics: EnabledPUP: EnabledPUM: Enabled-Scan Details-Process: 1Adware.HPDefender, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\ROAMING\QIPAPP\QIPAPP.EXE, Quarantined, [21], [403763],1.0.2064Module: 1Adware.HPDefender, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\ROAMING\QIPAPP\QIPAPP.EXE, Quarantined, [21], [403763],1.0.2064Registry Key: 2PUP.Optional.ICLoader, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\QIPApp, Delete-on-Reboot, [652], [403803],1.0.2064Adware.QIPApp, HKCU\SOFTWARE\QIPApp, Delete-on-Reboot, [9346], [390812],1.0.2064Registry Value: 1Adware.HPDefender, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN|QIPApp, Delete-on-Reboot, [21], [403763],1.0.2064Registry Data: 0(No malicious items detected)Data Stream: 0(No malicious items detected)Folder: 2Adware.HPDefender, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\QIPApp\QIPApp, Delete-on-Reboot, [21], [396014],1.0.2064Adware.HPDefender, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\ROAMING\QIPAPP, Delete-on-Reboot, [21], [396014],1.0.2064File: 4Adware.HPDefender, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\ROAMING\QIPAPP\QIPAPP.EXE, Delete-on-Reboot, [21], [403763],1.0.2064PUP.Optional.ICLoader, C:\USERS\{username}\DESKTOP\4617463.EXE, Delete-on-Reboot, [652], [403803],1.0.2064PUP.Optional.ICLoader, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\ROAMING\QIPAPP\UNINSTALLER.EXE, Delete-on-Reboot, [652], [403803],1.0.2064Adware.HPDefender, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\QIPApp\QIPApp\qipApp8.exe, Delete-on-Reboot, [21], [396014],1.0.2064Physical Sector: 0(No malicious items detected)(end)

Traces/IOCs

Associated folder:

  • %APPDATA%\ROAMING\QIPAPP\QIPAPP.EXE

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