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Content is republished with permission from Malwarebytes.

What is Pokemon Go Spoofer GPS iOS Android 2021?

The Malwarebytes research team has determined that Pokemon Go Spoofer GPS iOS Android 2021 is an extension without real functionality. All it does is point users to a misleading game site.

How do I know if my computer is affected by Pokemon Go Spoofer GPS iOS Android 2021?

You may see these warnings during install:

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You will see this entry in your list of installed Chrome extensions:

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How did Pokemon Go Spoofer GPS iOS Android 2021 get on my computer?

Fake extensions use several methods for distributing themselves. This particular one was downloaded from the webstore:

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after a redirect from their website:

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How do I remove Pokemon Go Spoofer GPS iOS Android 2021?

Our program Malwarebytes can detect and remove this unwanted program.
  • Please download Malwarebytes for Windows to your desktop.
  • Double-click MBSetup.exe and follow the prompts to install the program.
  • When your Malwarebytes for Windows installation completes, the program opens to the Welcome to Malwarebytes screen.
  • Click on the Get started button.
  • Click Scan to start a Threat Scan.
  • When the scan is finished click Quarantine to remove the found threats.
  • Reboot the system if prompted to complete the removal process.
Is there anything else I need to do to get rid of Pokemon Go Spoofer GPS iOS Android 2021?
  • No, Malwarebytes removes Pokemon Go Spoofer GPS iOS Android 2021 completely.
How would the full version of Malwarebytes help protect me?

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

Technical details for experts

Possible signs in FRST logs:

CHR Extension: (Pokemon Go Spoofer GPS iOS Android 2021) - C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\gbcmhmfgjjljgpdlnbaconlcnikbcklc [2021-05-13]
Alterations made by the installer:

File system details [View: All details] (Selection)
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    Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\gbcmhmfgjjljgpdlnbaconlcnikbcklc\1.0_0
       Adds the file 128by128 copy.png"="1/9/2021 1:24 PM, 0 bytes, A
       Adds the file 128by1282.png"="1/9/2021 1:24 PM, 39070 bytes, A
       Adds the file 640by400 copy.png"="1/9/2021 1:24 PM, 505802 bytes, A
       Adds the file manifest.json"="5/13/2021 10:14 AM, 664 bytes, A
       Adds the file pokemon-go-spoofer.html"="3/12/2021 6:52 PM, 951 bytes, A
       Adds the file pokemon-go-spoofer.jpg"="4/6/2020 2:28 PM, 103485 bytes, A
    Adds the folder C:\Users\{username}\AppData\Local\Google\Chrome\User Data\Default\Extensions\gbcmhmfgjjljgpdlnbaconlcnikbcklc\1.0_0\_metadata
       Adds the file computed_hashes.json"="5/13/2021 10:14 AM, 7970 bytes, A
       Adds the file verified_contents.json"="3/12/2021 6:52 PM, 1893 bytes, A

Registry details [View: All details] (Selection)
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    [HKEY_CURRENT_USER\Software\Google\Chrome\PreferenceMACs\Default\extensions.settings]
       "gbcmhmfgjjljgpdlnbaconlcnikbcklc"="REG_SZ", "EAAF292CA13A317E7C0B51EAF2E2046CB17118D7663AF598A5F45C518934CF46"
Malwarebytes log:

Malwarebytes
www.malwarebytes.com

-Log Details-
Scan Date: 5/13/21
Scan Time: 10:24 AM
Log File: b1c9c25c-b3c4-11eb-acdc-080027235d76.json

-Software Information-
Version: 4.3.0.98
Components Version: 1.0.1292
Update Package Version: 1.0.40348
License: Premium

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

-Scan Summary-
Scan Type: Threat Scan
Scan Initiated By: Manual
Result: Completed
Objects Scanned: 234123
Threats Detected: 4
Threats Quarantined: 4
Time Elapsed: 2 min, 38 sec

-Scan Options-
Memory: Enabled
Startup: Enabled
Filesystem: Enabled
Archives: Enabled
Rootkits: Disabled
Heuristics: Enabled
PUP: Detect
PUM: Detect

-Scan Details-
Process: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Module: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Key: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Registry Value: 1
PUP.Optional.FakeExtension, HKCU\SOFTWARE\GOOGLE\CHROME\PREFERENCEMACS\Default\extensions.settings|gbcmhmfgjjljgpdlnbaconlcnikbcklc, Quarantined, 2137, 939606, , , , , , 

Registry Data: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Data Stream: 0
(No malicious items detected)

Folder: 1
PUP.Optional.FakeExtension, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\Google\Chrome\USER DATA\Default\EXTENSIONS\gbcmhmfgjjljgpdlnbaconlcnikbcklc, Quarantined, 2137, 939606, 1.0.40348, , ame, , , 

File: 2
PUP.Optional.FakeExtension, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Secure Preferences, Replaced, 2137, 939606, , , , , 696E3FD0FC6502ADD3883415456808E2, 538A36C51EB94A59BC272C8B33323A8ABC96BA6EB0A6CC1265F2D437FF490EB6
PUP.Optional.FakeExtension, C:\USERS\{username}\APPDATA\LOCAL\GOOGLE\CHROME\USER DATA\Default\Preferences, Replaced, 2137, 939606, , , , , 8EA4A2AA533B2E4B36FB0A55970178CD, 73090639B6557F76EBAE7B197D6E38BBE34D0044A49A75889F7285A0E09449C8

Physical Sector: 0
(No malicious items detected)

WMI: 0
(No malicious items detected)


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