PUP.Optional.PineTree

PineTree is an advertising program whose objective is to earn money by generating Web traffic. It usually moved without your knowledge via the download of freeware. For consultation of some sites, like Amazon, it offers coupons on multiple products. It collects information about your navigation habits. It promotes its products (advertisements) and boosted the ranking of sponsored sites. It displays messages of safety on the instability of the system. It slowed down the performance of the system and internet navigation.
Identified 06/06/2015

Features

– It belongs to a family of PUP (Potentially Unwanted Program).
– A polluteware is a software that pollutes storage and/or the Base of registers.
– An Adware is a program that adds other programs without the knowledge of the user.
– Vendor : PUP.Optional

Main Actions

– It installs as a process launched at startup of the system (RP),
– It changes the start page of the browser Internet Explorer (R0),
– It changes the browser Internet Explorer search page (R1),
– It installs a program of extension for browser Mozilla Firefox (M2)
– It installs a plugin for the browser Mozilla Firefox (M3)
– It installs a program of extension for the browser Google Chrome (G2)
– It is installed as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) of internet browser (O2),
– It installs as a service to be launched each time the system (O23),(SS/SR).
– It installs as a program (O42),
– It creates to many registry keys ‘Software’
– It creates additional folders (O43),
– It moved to the Windows prefetcher folder (O45),
– It creates multiple files users (O61),
– It creates a Legacy pointing to a malware service, key in the registry (O64),
– It creates registry keys Tracing (O100),
– It creates keys from registry CLSID (O101),

– (…) — C:Program FilesPine TreebinutilPineTree.exe
– (…) — C:Program FilesPine TreeupdatePineTree.exe
G2 – EXT: C:UsersWin8AppDataLocalGoogleChromeUser DataDefaultExtensionspcebcamlglhkapoamkiionjnboafedda
O2 – BHO: Pine Tree 1.0.0.7 – {198925f1-49b9-47f6-8a88-7c1fd063c99a} . (.Pine Tree – Pine Tree.) — C:Program FilesPine TreePineTreebho.dll
O23 – Service: Update Pine Tree (Update Pine Tree) . (…) – C:Program FilesPine TreeupdatePineTree.exe
O23 – Service: Util Pine Tree (Util Pine Tree) . (…) – C:Program FilesPine TreebinutilPineTree.exe
O42 – Logiciel: Pine Tree – (.Pine Tree.) — Pine Tree

O43 – CFD: 18/06/2015 – 14:31:28 – [] —-D C:Program FilesPine Tree
O64 – Services: CurCS – 18/06/2014 – C:Program FilesPine TreeupdatePineTree.exe (Update PineTree) .(…) – LEGACY_UPDATE_PineTree
O64 – Services: CurCS – 18/06/2014 – C:Program FilesPine TreebinutilPineTree.exe (Util PineTree) .(…) – LEGACY_UTIL_PineTree
SR – | Auto 18/06/2015 467696 | (Update Pine Tree) . (…) – C:Program FilesPine TreeupdatePineTree.exe
SR – | Auto 18/06/2015 467696 | (Util Pine Tree) . (…) – C:Program FilesPine TreebinutilPineTree.exe
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingPineTree_RASAPI32
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingPineTree_RASMANCS
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingupdatePineTree_RASAPI32
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingupdatePineTree_RASMANCS
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingutilPineTree_RASAPI32
HKLMSOFTWAREMicrosoftTracingutilPineTree_RASMANCS

C:Program FilesPine Tree
C:Program Files (x86)Pine Tree
C:Program Files (x86)Pine TreeupdatePineTree.exe
C:Program Files (x86)Pine TreebinutilPineTree.exe
C:Program Files (x86)Pine TreePineTreeBHO.dll

Alias

PUP.Optional.???.A
PUP.Optional.Sambreel
Adware.???
Adware.SuperWeb
Adware.Sambreel

Remove Software

– Remove extension of all installed browsers
– Remove the plugin of all installed browsers,
– Remove software in Windows Configuration Panel,

Remove with ZHPcleaner

Diagnose with ZHPDiag

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