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TROJAN.ADWARE.WEBCAKE REMOVAL

Virus Name  : Adware.WebCake

Alias             : AdInject.Bdmngr, Artemis!846BDD56CAF9, WebCake, TROJ_GEN.F47V0813, Adware.WebCake.D, Adware.Plugin.85

Virus type    : Adware

Threat level : Medium

Virus details :

                     Webcake is an adware program displays ads related to your web browsing habits. It may be bundled with certain third-party software installation programs or can be downloaded from the program's website.

When the infected program is executed, it creates the following files:

%ProgramFiles%\webcake\optimizer.exe
%ProgramFiles%\webcake\PlugIns.cache
%ProgramFiles%\webcake\sqlite3.exe
%ProgramFiles%\webcake\WebCakeDesktop.exe
%ProgramFiles%\webcake\WebCakeDesktop.Updater.exe
%ProgramFiles%\webcake\WebCakeDesktop.Updater.InstallState
%ProgramFiles%\webcake\WebCakeIEClient.dll
%ProgramFiles%\webcake\WebCakeLayers.crx
%ProgramFiles%\webcake\dat\Desktop.OS.dll
%ProgramFiles%\webcake\dat\Dora.dat
%ProgramFiles%\webcake\dat\Maintain.dat
%ProgramFiles%\webcake\dat\Paladin.dat
%ProgramFiles%\webcake\dat\Phoenix.dat

Then it modifies registry run section to load automatically on next start and installs an add-on for Web browsers including chrome and firebox.

HKCU\Software\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run
with value: "WebCake Desktop"
With data: "<program path and file name>"

                     This adware creates an uninstaller "Web Cake" in the programs and features section of control panel and it can be uninstalled using this uninstaller. It updates daily by creating a service in registry and downloads updated versions from the web. It is also known as AdInject.Bdmngr, Artemis!846BDD56CAF9, WebCake, TROJ_GEN.F47V0813, Adware.WebCake.D, Adware.Plugin.85.

Removing WebCake adware Manually?

                   This adware may create an uninstaller "WebCake" that can be accessed from the Control Panel.

For Windows 8, 7 and Vista, open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel>Programs and features >Uninstall a Program
For XP, open the Start menu and navigate to Control Panel>Add or Remove Programs

If an uninstaller is not available or if you do not want to use the uninstaller that is provided, you can use the Solo Antivirus to remove this adware from your computer.

How can I protect my system?

                   Solo has incorporated Adware.Webcake in its signature file to protect users from this worm attack. Solo antivirus registered users are already protected from this adware. Make sure that you have installed registered version of Solo Antivirus to protect your system from all virus threats.

Also you should follow safe computing procedure given below to avoid malware threats.

Downloading Operating system updates frequently or set it to update automatically to fix vulnerabilities.
• By disabling Autorun for (CD/USB) you can stop pen drive viruses
• Do not allow file sharing or protect it with a strong password
• While browsing the web, do not allow unnecessary activeX and other downloads in your system.

• Do not open suspicious email attachments.

How to remove this Adware?

                   Solo antivirus can detect and remove Adware.WebCake safely. If you are already infected with this adware, you can remove it from your computer using Solo Antivirus software.  Use the following link to Download 30 day trial version of Solo antivirus to remove viruses from your computer.

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