Mindspark Toolbar Platform SearchScope Monitor by Mindspark Interactive Network (Signed)
|Version: ||1, 0, 1, 0|
Warning 3 antivirus scanners has detected malware.
1gsrchmn.exe is set to be start when the PC boots and any user logs into Windows (added to the Run registry key for the all users under the local machine). It is installed with a couple of know programs including WeatherBlink Firefox Toolbar published by Mindspark Interactive Network, WeatherBlink Internet Explorer Toolbar from Mindspark Interactive Network and WeatherBlink Internet Explorer Toolbar by Mindspark Interactive Network. The file is digitally signed by Mindspark Interactive Network which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA). This particular version is usually found on Windows 7 Ultimate (6.1.7601.65536).
|Product name:||Mindspark Toolbar Platform SearchScope Monitor|
|Typical file path:||C:\Program Files\inboxace_1g\bar\1.bin\1gsrchmn.exe|
|File version:||1, 0, 1, 0|
|Product version:||2, 3, 0, 0|
|Size:||54.07 KB (55,368 bytes)|
|Build date:||7/10/2013 3:48 PM|
|Issued to:||Mindspark Interactive Network|
The following programs will install this file
WeatherBlink Firefox Toolbar is a web browser extension that changes the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a bundled offer within a third-party software distribution. As for distribution, the toolbar is typi...
WeatherBlink Internet Explorer Toolbar is a web browser extension that changes the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers. In order to provide search advertising revenue, the software is designed not only to modify the search provider but to protect it so that it remains the default browser search engine. It is typically installed via a bundled offer within a third-party software distribution. As for distribution, the toolb...
Installs a potentailly unwanted Ask.com powered toolbr - "As part of the download process for the Toolbar, you may be given the option to reset your homepage and/or reset your new tab page to an Ask® home page and new tab product. This provides relevant links and results when you make a search request in your browser address bar or if your browser address (DNS) request is invalid, misspelled or incorrectly formatted. This is a search bo...
This is a web browser extension/toolbar that will modify the user's home page and search provider to Ask.com.
Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
- 'InboxAce Search Scope Monitor' → "C:\Program Files1\INBOXA~2\bar\1.bin\1gsrchmn.exe" /m=2 /w /h
Based on 40+ industry antivirus scanners, 3 of them detected the following malware.
|Antivirus engine||Engine version||Detection|
|AhnLab V3 Internet Security
||MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)
Distribution by Windows OS
|Windows 7 Ultimate
Distribution by PC manufacturer