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98%
Yes, 98% block recommendation.
Possible reasons:
Multiple malware detections
Performance resource utilization

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PE structurePE file structure

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Import table
kernel32.dll
Sleep, CloseHandle, FreeLibrary, GetProcAddress, LoadLibraryA, lstrcpyA, lstrlenA, GetModuleFileNameA, SetThreadPriority, GetCurrentThread, GetLastError, CreateEventA, LockResource, LoadResource, FindResourceA, LoadLibraryExA, GetStartupInfoA, ExitProcess, GetCommandLineA, GetModuleHandleA, InitializeCriticalSection, DeleteCriticalSection, HeapAlloc, GetProcessHeap, HeapReAlloc, HeapFree, LeaveCriticalSection, EnterCriticalSection, LocalFree, GetVersionExA
user32.dll
PeekMessageA, UnhookWindowsHookEx, DispatchMessageA, TranslateMessage, PostQuitMessage, CreateWindowExA, RegisterClassExA, SetWindowsHookExA, CharNextA, GetMessageA, DefWindowProcA

5zbrmon.exe

VER_PRODUCT_NAME by Mindspark Interactive Network (Signed)

Remove 5zbrmon.exe
Version:   1,0,0,1
MD5:   35d6caaa9e4d82974a74dbdb53801f98
SHA1:   0f78fe90af015b0a511ede007bd1791a341e891e
SHA256:   5418b7bb40b097da6370ada1194f8b2d2d3eefa3ca36a6eb31d39df7791a25a3
Warning 5 antivirus scanners has detected malware.

What is 5zbrmon.exe?

Installs a MyWebSearch Mindspring Toolbar and Search Assistant in your web browser which monitors your search habits and redirects advertisements and search behaviors.

About 5zbrmon.exe (from Mindspark Interactive Network)

The Toolbar installs into your Internet browser and allows you to search the Internet with MyWebSearch, a known adware type program that changes and redircts all of your search results as well as DNS

DetailsDetails

File name:5zbrmon.exe
Publisher:VER_COMPANY_NAME
Product name:VER_PRODUCT_NAME
Description:VER_DESCRIPTION
Typical file path:C:\Program Files\couponxplorer_5z\bar\1.bin\5zbrmon.exe
Original name:VER_EXE_FILENAME.exe
File version:1,0,0,1
Product version:2,3,0,0
Size:29.39 KB (30,096 bytes)
Certificate
Issued to:Mindspark Interactive Network
Digital DNA
File packed:No
.NET CLR:No
More details

ResourcesPrograms

The following programs will install this file
Mindspark Interactive Network
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Mindspark Interactive Network
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Mindspark Interactive Network
  68% remove
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Mindspark Interactive Network
  64% remove
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Mindspark Interactive Network
  61% remove
FromDocToPDF Firefox Toolbar is a web browser toolbar and extension that modifies the browsers search and home pages as well as delivers contextual based advertising. 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 co-bundled offer within a third-party software distribut...
Mindspark Interactive Network
  62% remove
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Mindspark Interactive Network
  79% remove
Installs a Mindspark toolbar in your Web browser that collects and stores information about your web browsing habits and sends this information to Mindspark so they can suggest services or provide ads via the toolbar.
Mindspark Interactive Network
  77% remove
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Mindspark Interactive Network
  78% remove
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Mindspark Interactive Network
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Mindspark Interactive Network
  75% remove
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Mindspark Interactive Network
  63% remove
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Mindspark Interactive Network
  62% remove
ReadingFanatic 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 ty...
Mindspark Interactive Network
  74% remove
MapsGalaxy Firefox Toolbar installs is a web browser extension and allows provides users the means to search the Internet with MyWebSearch, a potentially unwanted program that changes and redircts all of your search results as well as DNS errors, and modifies your home page to mywebsearch.com or some other webpage. MyWebSearch automatically becomes your default search service which hijacks all your search requests as well as tracks your...
Mindspark Interactive Network
  75% remove
MapsGalaxy Internet Explorer Toolbar installs is a web browser extension and allows provides users the means to search the Internet with MyWebSearch, a potentially unwanted program that changes and redircts all of your search results as well as DNS errors, and modifies your home page to mywebsearch.com or some other webpage. MyWebSearch automatically becomes your default search service which hijacks all your search requests as well as t...
Mindspark Interactive Network
  66% remove
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Mindspark Interactive Network
  61% remove
RadioRage Firefox Toolbar installs is a web browser extension and allows provides users the means to search the Internet with MyWebSearch, a potentially unwanted program that changes and redircts all of your search results as well as DNS errors, and modifies your home page to mywebsearch.com or some other webpage. MyWebSearch automatically becomes your default search service which hijacks all your search requests as well as tracks your ...
Mindspark Interactive Network
  62% remove
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Mindspark Interactive Network
  66% remove
This is a web browser extension/toolbar that will modify the user's home page and search provider to Ask.com.

BehaviorsBehaviors

Startup files (all users) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'FileShareFanatic_8l Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files2\FILESH~2\bar\1.bin\8lbrmon.exe
  • 'Zwinky_5q Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files1\ZWINKY~2\bar\2.bin\5qbrmon.exe
  • 'Allin1Convert_8h Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files1\ALLIN1~2\bar\1.bin\8hbrmon.exe
  • 'ReadingFanatic_6x Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files1\READIN~2\bar\1.bin\6xbrmon.exe
  • 'PopularScreensavers_7i Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files2\POPULA~2\bar\1.bin\7ibrmon.exe
  • 'SafePCRepair_89 Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files2\SAFEPC~2\bar\2.bin\89brmon.exe
  • 'Retrogamer_4w Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files1\RETROG~3\bar\1.bin\4wbrmon.exe
  • 'FromDocToPDF_65 Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files1\FROMDO~2\bar\1.bin\65brmon.exe
  • 'CursorMania_7l Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files1\CURSOR~2\bar\1.bin\7lbrmon.exe
  • 'HeadlineAlley_29 Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files2\HEADLI~2\bar\1.bin\29brmon.exe
  • 'MyFunCards_5m Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files1\MYFUNC~2\bar\1.bin\5mbrmon.exe
  • 'MapsGalaxy_39 Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files1\MAPSGA~2\bar\1.bin\39brmon.exe
  • 'TranslationBuddy_5e Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files1\TRANSL~2\bar\1.bin\5ebrmon.exe
  • 'InboxAce_1g Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files1\INBOXA~2\bar\1.bin\1gbrmon.exe
  • 'UtilityChest_49 Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files2\UTILIT~2\bar\1.bin\49brmon.exe
  • 'SoccerInferno Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files1\SOCCER~2\bar\1.bin\j2brmon.exe
  • 'DotSpot_2k Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files2\DOTSPO~2\bar\1.bin\2kbrmon.exe
  • 'MyOwnSuperhero Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files1\MYOWNS~2\bar\1.bin\v3brmon.exe
  • 'WeatherBlink Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files1\WEATHE~2\bar\1.bin\gcbrmon.exe
  • 'GamingWonderland Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files1\GAMING~2\bar\1.bin\gtbrmon.exe
  • 'ReferenceBoss_1p Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files1\REFERE~3\bar\1.bin\1pbrmon.exe
  • 'GamingAssassin_4s Browser Plugin Loader' → C:\Program Files2\GAMING~2\bar\1.bin\4sbrmon.exe

MalwareMalware detections

Based on 40+ industry antivirus scanners, 5 of them detected the following malware.
Antivirus engineEngine versionDetection
Antiy Labs AVL 2.0.3.7 Trojan/win32.agent.gen
avast! 6.0.1289.0 Win32:PUP-gen [PUP]
AVG 2014.0.3629 AdInstaller.FunWeb
Comodo Internet Security 15843 Application.Win32.MyWebSearch.or
VIPRE Antivirus 16628 MyWebSearch.J (v) (not malicious)

ResourcesResource utilization

(Note: statistics below are averages based on a minimum sample size of 200 unique participants)
Averages
 
CPU
Total CPU:0.00087151%
0.028634%
Kernel CPU:0.00052546%
0.013761%
User CPU:0.00034605%
0.014873%
Kernel CPU time:4,486 ms/min
100,923,805ms/min
CPU cycles:12,238/sec
17,470,203/sec
Context switches:1/sec
284/sec
Memory
Private memory:1.25 MB
21.59 MB
Private (maximum):3.05 MB
Private (minimum):2.07 MB
Non-paged memory:1.25 MB
21.59 MB
Virtual memory:50.02 MB
140.96 MB
Virtual memory (peak):54.12 MB
169.69 MB
Working set:2.13 MB
18.61 MB
Working set (peak):4.1 MB
37.95 MB
Page faults:4,006/min
2,039/min
I/O
I/O read transfer:164 Bytes/sec
1.02 MB/min
I/O read operations:1/sec
343/min
I/O write transfer:8 Bytes/sec
274.99 KB/min
I/O write operations:1/sec
227/min
I/O other transfer:31 Bytes/sec
448.09 KB/min
I/O other operations:2/sec
1,671/min
Resource allocations
Threads:2
12
Handles:82
600
GUI GDI count:9
103
GUI GDI peak:10
142
GUI USER count:4
49
GUI USER peak:4
71

BehaviorsProcess properties

Integrety level:Medium
Platform:32-bit
Command lines:
  • "C:\Program Files\videodownloadconverter_4z\bar\1.bin\4zbrmon.exe"
  • "C:\progra~1\videod~2\bar\1.bin\4zbrmon.exe"
  • "C:\Program Files\televisionfanatic\bar\1.bin\64brmon.exe"
  • "C:\progra~1\dictio~2\bar\1.bin\v4brmon.exe"
  • "C:\progra~1\televi~2\bar\1.bin\64brmon.exe"
  • "C:\progra~1\marine~1\bar\1.bin\57brmon.exe"
  • "C:\Program Files\fromdoctopdf_65\bar\1.bin\65brmon.exe"
  • (48 more)
Owner:User
Parent processes:

ResourcesThreads

Averages
 
browsemngr.exe (Application Manager by PerformerSoft LLC)
Total CPU:0.00230404%
0.272967%
Kernel CPU:0.00000000%
0.107585%
User CPU:0.00230404%
0.165382%
Memory:2.26 MB
1.16 MB
5zbrmon.exe (main module)
Total CPU:0.00129814%
Kernel CPU:0.00093465%
User CPU:0.00036349%
CPU cycles:27,148/sec
Memory:24 KB

Common loaded modules

These are modules that are typiclaly loaded within the context of this process.

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate N 23.00%
Windows 7 Ultimate 20.50%
Windows 7 Home Premium 17.50%
Microsoft Windows XP 15.00%
Windows Vista Home Basic 4.50%
Windows 8 Pro 4.00%
Windows 8 3.50%
Windows 8 Pro with Media Center 3.00%
Windows Vista Home Premium 2.50%
Windows 7 Enterprise 2.50%
Windows 7 Professional 2.00%
Windows 8 Single Language 1.00%
Windows 7 Home Basic 1.00%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 49.18% of VER_PRODUCT_NAME.

OEM distributionDistribution by PC manufacturer

PC Manufacturerdistribution
Dell 33.07%
Hewlett-Packard 18.90%
Acer 18.90%
GIGABYTE 10.24%
Toshiba 9.45%
ASUS 4.72%
Sony 3.15%
Intel 1.57%
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