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Content is republished with permission from Malwarebytes.

What is re-markit?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that re-markit is a browser hijacker. These so-called "hijackers" manipulate your browser(s), for example to change your startpage or searchscopes, so that the affected browser visits their site or one of their choice. This one also displays advertisements.

How do I know if my computer is affected by re-markit?

You may see this entry in your list of installed software:

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and this warning during install:

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and these browser add-ons:

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How did re-markit get on my computer?

Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was bundled with other software.

How do I remove re-markit?

Our program Malwarebytes Anti-Malware can detect and remove this potentially unwanted program.
  • Please download Malwarebytes Anti-Malware to your desktop.
  • Double-click mbam-setup-version.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  • At the end, be sure a check-mark is placed next to the following:
    • Enable free trial of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium
    • Launch Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
  • Then click Finish.
  • If an update is found, you will be prompted to download and install the latest version.
  • Once the program has loaded, select Scan Now. Or select the Threat Scan from the Scan menu.
  • When the scan is complete, make sure that all Threats are selected, and click Remove Selected.
  • Restart your computer when prompted to do so.
Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of re-markit?
  • No, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware removes re-markit completely.
How would the full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware help protect me?

We hope our application and this guide have helped you eradicate this hijacker.

As you can see below the full version of Malwarebytes Anti-Malware would have protected you against the re-markit hijacker. It would have warned you before the rogue could install itself, giving you a chance to stop it before it became too late.

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Technical details for experts

Signs in a HijackThis log:

O2 - BHO: re-markit - {d900791d-d0a7-425e-a9af-73dc86b44358} - C:\Program Files\re-markit\Extensions\d900791d-d0a7-425e-a9af-73dc86b44358.dll
Possible signs in FRST logs:

 BHO: re-markit -> {d900791d-d0a7-425e-a9af-73dc86b44358} -> C:\Program Files\re-markit\Extensions\d900791d-d0a7-425e-a9af-73dc86b44358.dll [2015-05-06] ()
 FF Extension: re-markit - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\6qeoodjs.default-1401006518835\Extensions\[email protected] [2015-05-07]
 () C:\Program Files\re-markit

re-markit (HKLM\...\re-markit) (Version: 2.0.5604.35376 - re-markit) <==== ATTENTION
Alterations made by the installer:

File system details  
---------------------------------------------
    Adds the folder C:\Program Files\re-markit
       Adds the file 7za.exe"="4/30/2015 10:52 PM, 536064 bytes, A
       Adds the file Uninstaller.exe"="5/7/2015 4:39 AM, 311592 bytes, A
    Adds the folder C:\Program Files\re-markit\Extensions
       Adds the file d900791d-d0a7-425e-a9af-73dc86b44358.dll"="5/6/2015 1:39 PM, 145648 bytes, A
       Adds the file [email protected]"="5/6/2015 2:56 PM, 7077 bytes, A
    In the existing folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\#.default-#\extensions
       Adds the file [email protected]"="5/6/2015 2:56 PM, 7077 bytes, A

Registry details  
------------------------------------------
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{B853E835-9F24-4F4B-B55C-E554D15CCCD2}]
       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "1"
       "sg"="REG_SZ", "1CC0EC31-5D8E-4057-90BD-29355E065871"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{d900791d-d0a7-425e-a9af-73dc86b44358}]
       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "re-markit"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{d900791d-d0a7-425e-a9af-73dc86b44358}\InprocServer32]
       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "C:\Program Files\re-markit\Extensions\d900791d-d0a7-425e-a9af-73dc86b44358.dll"
       "ThreadingModel"="REG_SZ", "Apartment"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{d900791d-d0a7-425e-a9af-73dc86b44358}\Programmable]
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{d900791d-d0a7-425e-a9af-73dc86b44358}\TypeLib]
       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "{c6b214e9-9368-40fc-ad20-fccb295f7452}"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{d900791d-d0a7-425e-a9af-73dc86b44358}\Version]
       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "1.0"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\CLSID\{F83D1872-D9FF-47F8-B5A0-49CC51E24EE8}]
       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "c0087785-dcd7-4ff5-b349-48e98afac64d"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{F200FF59-7877-46A5-91F8-A059F67D1F54}]
       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "IremarkithBHO"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{F200FF59-7877-46A5-91F8-A059F67D1F54}\ProxyStubClsid]
       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "{00020424-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{F200FF59-7877-46A5-91F8-A059F67D1F54}\ProxyStubClsid32]
       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "{00020424-0000-0000-C000-000000000046}"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\Interface\{F200FF59-7877-46A5-91F8-A059F67D1F54}\TypeLib]
       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "{C6B214E9-9368-40FC-AD20-FCCB295F7452}"
       "Version"="REG_SZ", "1.0"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{C6B214E9-9368-40FC-AD20-FCCB295F7452}\1.0]
       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "remarkithIEClientLib"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{C6B214E9-9368-40FC-AD20-FCCB295F7452}\1.0\0\win32]
       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "C:\Program Files\re-markit\Extensions\d900791d-d0a7-425e-a9af-73dc86b44358.dll"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{C6B214E9-9368-40FC-AD20-FCCB295F7452}\1.0\FLAGS]
       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "0"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Classes\TypeLib\{C6B214E9-9368-40FC-AD20-FCCB295F7452}\1.0\HELPDIR]
       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "C:\Program Files\re-markit\Extensions"
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Explorer\Browser Helper Objects\{d900791d-d0a7-425e-a9af-73dc86b44358}]
       "(Default)"="REG_SZ", "re-markit"
       "NoExplorer"="REG_DWORD", 1
    [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Uninstall\re-markit]
       "DisplayIcon"="REG_SZ", ""C:\Program Files\re-markit\uninstaller.exe""
       "DisplayName"="REG_SZ", "re-markit"
       "DisplayVersion"="REG_SZ", "2.0.5604.35376"
       "EstimatedSize"="REG_DWORD", 976
       "HelpLink"="REG_SZ", "mailto:[email protected]"
       "InstallDate"="REG_SZ", "20150507"
       "InstallLocation"="REG_SZ", "C:\Program Files\re-markit"
       "NoModify"="REG_DWORD", 1
       "NoRepair"="REG_DWORD", 1
       "Publisher"="REG_SZ", "re-markit"
       "QuietUninstallString"="REG_SZ", ""C:\Program Files\re-markit\uninstaller.exe""
       "UninstallString"="REG_SZ", ""C:\Program Files\re-markit\uninstaller.exe""
       "URLInfoAbout"="REG_SZ", "http://www.re-markit.co/support"
       "URLUpdateInfo"="REG_SZ", "http://www.re-markit.co"
    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Ext\Stats\{D900791D-D0A7-425E-A9AF-73DC86B44358}\iexplore]
       "Blocked"="REG_DWORD", 1
       "Count"="REG_DWORD", 2
       "Flags"="REG_DWORD", 0
       "NavTimeArray"="REG_BINARY, ....................
       "Time"="REG_BINARY, ......%.
       "Type"="REG_DWORD", 3
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware log:

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
www.malwarebytes.org

Scan Date: 5/7/2015
Scan Time: 9:34:26 AM
Logfile: mbamRemarkit.txt
Administrator: Yes

Version: 2.01.0.1004
Malware Database: v2015.05.07.01
Rootkit Database: v2015.04.21.01
License: Free
Malware Protection: Disabled
Malicious Website Protection: Disabled
Self-protection: Disabled

OS: Windows 7 Service Pack 1
CPU: x86
File System: NTFS
User: Malwarebytes

Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 289368
Time Elapsed: 4 min, 40 sec

Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Disabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Enabled
PUM: Enabled

Processes: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Modules: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys: 9
PUP.Optional.TileCount.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\CLSID\{d900791d-d0a7-425e-a9af-73dc86b44358}, Quarantined, [814cd8b8008add593d9e71de44c2e21e], 
PUP.Optional.TileCount.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\TYPELIB\{c6b214e9-9368-40fc-ad20-fccb295f7452}, Quarantined, [814cd8b8008add593d9e71de44c2e21e], 
PUP.Optional.TileCount.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\INTERFACE\{F200FF59-7877-46A5-91F8-A059F67D1F54}, Quarantined, [814cd8b8008add593d9e71de44c2e21e], 
PUP.Optional.TileCount.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXPLORER\BROWSER HELPER OBJECTS\{D900791D-D0A7-425E-A9AF-73DC86B44358}, Quarantined, [814cd8b8008add593d9e71de44c2e21e], 
PUP.Optional.TileCount.A, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXT\SETTINGS\{D900791D-D0A7-425E-A9AF-73DC86B44358}, Quarantined, [814cd8b8008add593d9e71de44c2e21e], 
PUP.Optional.TileCount.A, HKCU\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\EXT\STATS\{D900791D-D0A7-425E-A9AF-73DC86B44358}, Quarantined, [814cd8b8008add593d9e71de44c2e21e], 
PUP.Optional.TileCount.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\CLASSES\CLSID\{D900791D-D0A7-425E-A9AF-73DC86B44358}\INPROCSERVER32, Quarantined, [814cd8b8008add593d9e71de44c2e21e], 
PUP.Optional.TileCount.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\re-markit, Quarantined, [a5288a06622878be30abec639d692fd1], 
PUP.Optional.ReMarkit.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\remarkith, Quarantined, [c8054e42a7e366d0a1b4c0a59c694fb1], 

Registry Values: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folders: 3
PUP.Optional.ReMarkIt.A, C:\Program Files\re-markit, Quarantined, [824b127e1e6cf93d688d2e72da299f61], 
PUP.Optional.ReMarkIt.A, C:\Program Files\re-markit\Extensions, Quarantined, [824b127e1e6cf93d688d2e72da299f61], 
PUP.Optional.ReMarkit.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Temp\re-markit, Quarantined, [22ab6d236f1bfb3b980f448836cddd23], 

Files: 6
PUP.Optional.TileCount.A, C:\Program Files\re-markit\Extensions\d900791d-d0a7-425e-a9af-73dc86b44358.dll, Quarantined, [814cd8b8008add593d9e71de44c2e21e], 
PUP.Optional.TileCount.A, C:\Users\{username}\Desktop\Re-Markit.exe, Quarantined, [b815b3dd4c3eb482db002a25f90d24dc], 
PUP.Optional.TileCount.A, C:\Program Files\re-markit\Uninstaller.exe, Quarantined, [a5288a06622878be30abec639d692fd1], 
PUP.Optional.ReMarkit.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\6qeoodjs.default-1401006518835\extensions\[email protected], Quarantined, [f0dd7d13b8d289adb9695213c83def11], 
PUP.Optional.ReMarkIt.A, C:\Program Files\re-markit\7za.exe, Quarantined, [824b127e1e6cf93d688d2e72da299f61], 
PUP.Optional.ReMarkIt.A, C:\Program Files\re-markit\Extensions\[email protected], Quarantined, [824b127e1e6cf93d688d2e72da299f61], 

Physical Sectors: 0
(No malicious items detected)


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