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Content is republished with permission from Malwarebytes.

What is Search App by Ask?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Search App by Ask 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 Search App by Ask?

You may see these entries in your list of installed software:

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and these warnings during install:

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and this Firefox add-on:

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How did Search App by Ask get on my computer?

Browser hijackers use different methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was bundled with SopCast.
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How do I remove Search App by Ask?

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 Search App by Ask?
  • No, Malwarebytes' Anti-Malware removes Search App by Ask 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 Search App by Ask hijacker. It would have warned you before the application 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:

O4 - HKLM\..\Run: [ApnTBMon] "C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Updater\TBNotifier.exe"
O23 - Service: Ask Update Service (APNMCP) - APN LLC. - C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\apnmcp.exe
Possible signs in FRST logs:

 (APN LLC.) C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\apnmcp.exe
 (APN) C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Updater\TBNotifier.exe
 HKLM-x32\...\Run: [ApnTBMon] => C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Updater\TBNotifier.exe [1768848 2015-06-18] (APN)
 FF Homepage: hxxp://www.search.ask.com/?tpid=SPC-SP&o=APN10951&pf=V7&trgb=FF&p2={unique}&gct=hp&apn_ptnrs=%5EB20&apn_dtid={identifier}&apn_dbr=firefox.exe_0_38.0.5.5623&apn_uid={identifier2}&itbv=12.31.0.1934&doi=2015-07-02&psv=&pt=tb
 FF SearchPlugin: C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\t59s5t8p.default\searchplugins\ask-search.xml [2015-07-02]
 FF Extension: Search App by Ask - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\t59s5t8p.default\Extensions\[email protected] [2015-06-19]
 CHR HKLM\...\Chrome\Extension: [aaaaadgepjkdffhjbkfjgnnffnfcffbg] - C:\ProgramData\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Shared\CRX\aaaaadgepjkdffhjbkfjgnnffnfcffbg.crx [2015-06-19]
 CHR HKLM-x32\...\Chrome\Extension: [aaaaadgepjkdffhjbkfjgnnffnfcffbg] - C:\ProgramData\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Shared\CRX\aaaaadgepjkdffhjbkfjgnnffnfcffbg.crx [2015-06-19]
 R2 APNMCP; C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\apnmcp.exe [173968 2015-06-18] (APN LLC.)
 (Ask Partner Network) C:\Users\{username}\Documents\APNSetup.exe
 C:\ProgramData\AskPartnerNetwork
 C:\ProgramData\APN
 C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork

Search App by Ask (HKLM-x32\...\{5350432D-5350-006A-76A7-A758B70C1F00}) (Version: 12.31.0.1934 - APN, LLC) <==== ATTENTION
Malwarebytes Anti-Malware log:

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware
www.malwarebytes.org

Scan Date: 02/07/2015
Scan Time: 14:50
Logfile: mbamSopCast.txt
Administrator: Yes

Version: 2.1.8.1057
Malware Database: v2015.07.02.02
Rootkit Database: v2015.07.01.01
License: Premium
Malware Protection: Disabled
Malicious Website Protection: Enabled
Self-protection: Disabled

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

Scan Type: Threat Scan
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 334685
Time Elapsed: 4 min, 47 sec

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

Processes: 2
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Updater\TBNotifier.exe, 3752, Delete-on-Reboot, [fdfdd903d5b5280ee19528d39a69b34d]
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\apnmcp.exe, 3392, Delete-on-Reboot, [6a90d606c2c80c2a502720db4ab9a35d]

Modules: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Keys: 6
PUP.Optional.AskPartnerNetwork.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\GOOGLE\CHROME\EXTENSIONS\AAAAADGEPJKDFFHJBKFJGNNFFNFCFFBG, Quarantined, [d525e7f51e6cac8a0593b0e79273fc04], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\AskPartnerNetwork, Quarantined, [54a66b71d1b9191deb8a5f9cb84b58a8], 
PUP.Optional.AskPartnerNetwork.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\GOOGLE\CHROME\EXTENSIONS\AAAAADGEPJKDFFHJBKFJGNNFFNFCFFBG, Quarantined, [ef0b76660b7f34028b0d21769f666799], 
PUP.Optional.AskAPN.Gen, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\{5350432D-5350-006A-76A7-A758B70C1F00}, Quarantined, [f406e6f6b2d8d066042f53a7c142ae52], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, HKLM\SYSTEM\CURRENTCONTROLSET\SERVICES\APNMCP, Delete-on-Reboot, [6a90d606c2c80c2a502720db4ab9a35d], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, HKCU\SOFTWARE\AskPartnerNetwork, Quarantined, [609aad2f7b0f89adb8bca259e91ab749], 

Registry Values: 4
PUP.Optional.AskPartnerNetwork.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\GOOGLE\CHROME\EXTENSIONS\aaaaadgepjkdffhjbkfjgnnffnfcffbg|path, C:\ProgramData\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Shared\CRX\aaaaadgepjkdffhjbkfjgnnffnfcffbg.crx, Quarantined, [d525e7f51e6cac8a0593b0e79273fc04]
PUP.Optional.AskPartnerNetwork.A, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\GOOGLE\CHROME\EXTENSIONS\aaaaadgepjkdffhjbkfjgnnffnfcffbg|path, C:\ProgramData\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Shared\CRX\aaaaadgepjkdffhjbkfjgnnffnfcffbg.crx, Quarantined, [ef0b76660b7f34028b0d21769f666799]
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\RUN|ApnTBMon, "C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Updater\TBNotifier.exe", Quarantined, [fdfdd903d5b5280ee19528d39a69b34d]
PUP.Optional.AskAPN.Gen, HKLM\SOFTWARE\WOW6432NODE\MICROSOFT\WINDOWS\CURRENTVERSION\UNINSTALL\{5350432D-5350-006A-76A7-A758B70C1F00}|InstallSource, C:\ProgramData\APN\APN-Stub\SPC-SP\, Quarantined, [f406e6f6b2d8d066042f53a7c142ae52]

Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folders: 37
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\ProgramData\APN\APN-Stub, Quarantined, [7981528accbe37ff914a36c23ac99c64], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\ProgramData\AskPartnerNetwork, Quarantined, [9f5bffddccbe053178646395e122a65a], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\ProgramData\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar, Quarantined, [9f5bffddccbe053178646395e122a65a], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\ProgramData\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Shared, Quarantined, [9f5bffddccbe053178646395e122a65a], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\ProgramData\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Shared\CRX, Quarantined, [9f5bffddccbe053178646395e122a65a], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\ProgramData\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP, Quarantined, [9f5bffddccbe053178646395e122a65a], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\ProgramData\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Updater, Quarantined, [9f5bffddccbe053178646395e122a65a], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\ProgramData\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Updater\Config, Quarantined, [9f5bffddccbe053178646395e122a65a], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\ProgramData\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Updater\Response, Quarantined, [9f5bffddccbe053178646395e122a65a], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork, Delete-on-Reboot, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\ChromeUtils, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar, Delete-on-Reboot, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\appdata, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\appdata\Mozilla, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\appdata\Mozilla\Firefox, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\appdata\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\appdata\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{DefaultProfilesFolder}, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\appdata\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{DefaultProfilesFolder}\extensions, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\common appdata, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\common appdata\AskPartnerNetwork, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\common appdata\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\common appdata\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Shared, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\common appdata\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Shared\CRX, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\common appdata\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\{PartnerID}, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\common appdata\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\{PartnerID}\CRX, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\common appdata\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\{PartnerID}\CRX\{Crx_Version}, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\ChromeUtils, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Updater, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Updater\{PartnerID}, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\{PartnerID}, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Updater, Delete-on-Reboot, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Updater\SPC-SP, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 

Files: 49
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.A, C:\Users\{username}\Desktop\Setup-SopCast-3.9.6-2014-12-12.exe, Quarantined, [b7433e9ef09aad8979ce164f14ee926e], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.A, C:\$Recycle.Bin\S-1-5-21-612512518-1730918975-1677248042-1002\$RE47N18.exe, Quarantined, [1ae028b46723ad89c285085db84af50b], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Temp\nsqEAFF.tmp\Offercast346_SPC2_.exe, Quarantined, [f7036c7046442b0b0c3bbca92bd745bb], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.A, C:\Users\{username}\Documents\APNSetup.exe, Quarantined, [5aa08755addd6acc1432e97ce9199c64], 
PUP.Optional.AskAPN.Gen, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\t59s5t8p.default\extensions\[email protected], Quarantined, [e1197d5fe3a7ae88171b9565956ee917], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Updater\TBNotifier.exe, Delete-on-Reboot, [fdfdd903d5b5280ee19528d39a69b34d], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\apnmcp.exe, Delete-on-Reboot, [6a90d606c2c80c2a502720db4ab9a35d], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\ProgramData\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Shared\CRX\aaaaadgepjkdffhjbkfjgnnffnfcffbg.crx, Quarantined, [9f5bffddccbe053178646395e122a65a], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\ProgramData\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Updater\Config\Config.31.22.0.0-7.xml, Quarantined, [9f5bffddccbe053178646395e122a65a], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\ProgramData\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Updater\Response\Response.31.22.0.0-0.xml, Quarantined, [9f5bffddccbe053178646395e122a65a], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\ChromeUtils\APNNativeMsgHost.exe, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\ChromeUtils\com.apn.native_messaging_host_aaaaadgepjkdffhjbkfjgnnffnfcffbg.json, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\APNSetup.exe, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\UpdateManager.exe, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\1031.mst, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\1033.mst, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\1034.mst, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\1036.mst, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\1040.mst, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\1041.mst, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\1043.mst, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\1045.mst, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\1049.mst, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\2070.mst, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\AskToolbarInstaller-12.31.0_SPC-SP.msi, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\appdata\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\{DefaultProfilesFolder}\extensions\[email protected], Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\common appdata\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Shared\CRX\aaaaadgepjkdffhjbkfjgnnffnfcffbg.crx, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\common appdata\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\{PartnerID}\CRX\Update.xml, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\common appdata\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\{PartnerID}\CRX\{Crx_Version}\Toolbar.crx, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\ChromeUtils\APNNativeMsgHost.exe, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\ChromeUtils\com.apn.native_messaging_host_aaaaadgepjkdffhjbkfjgnnffnfcffbg.json, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\apnmcp.exe, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\searchhook.dll, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\ServiceLocator.exe, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SO.dll, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\toolbar.dll, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Toolbar.exe, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\ToolbarPS.dll, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\toolbar_x64.dll, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\UpdateManager.exe, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Updater\ask-search.xml, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Updater\TBNotifier.exe, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Updater\{PartnerID}\config.xml, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\{PartnerID}\Passport.dll, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\SPC-SP\Source\program files\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\{PartnerID}\Passport_x64.dll, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Updater\ask-search.xml, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.APNToolBar.Gen, C:\Program Files (x86)\AskPartnerNetwork\Toolbar\Updater\SPC-SP\config.xml, Quarantined, [4bafda024545ff37687682764cb74ab6], 
PUP.Optional.ASK.A, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\t59s5t8p.default\prefs.js, Good: (), Bad: (user_pref("browser.startup.homepage", "http://www.search.ask.com/?tpid=SPC-SP&o=APN10951&pf=V7&trgb=FF&p2=Replaced,[7981c4181476013570549af9fc0a38c8]EB20Replaced,[7981c4181476013570549af9fc0a38c8]EYYYYYYReplaced,[7981c4181476013570549af9fc0a38c8]EYYReplaced,[7981c4181476013570549af9fc0a38c8]ENL&gct=hp&apn_ptnrs=Replaced,[7981c4181476013570549af9fc0a38c8]EB20&apn_dtid=Replaced,[7981c4181476013570549af9fc0a38c8]EYYYYYYReplaced,[7981c4181476013570549af9fc0a38c8]EYYReplaced,[7981c4181476013570549af9fc0a38c8]ENL&apn_dbr=firefox.exe_0_38.0.5.5623&apn_uid=1D339A07-4B29-45D7-AB8D-C32A85825577&itbv=12.31.0.1934&doi=2015-07-02&psv=&pt=tb");), Replaced,[7981c4181476013570549af9fc0a38c8]
PUP.Optional.AskAPN.Gen, C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Roaming\Mozilla\Firefox\Profiles\t59s5t8p.default\searchplugins\ask-search.xml, Quarantined, [dd1d4597b4d670c67d24850c996d4bb5], 

Physical Sectors: 0
(No malicious items detected)


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