Smartbar.exe

Smartbar by Smartbar

Warning 38 antivirus scanners has detected malware in various versions of Smartbar.exe.

Overview

There are 5 versions of smartbar.exe in the wild, the latest version being 1.6.1.760. smartbar.exe is run as a standard windows process with the logged in user's account privileges. By adding a startup entry to the run registry key, the file will be executed when the user logs into Windows. The average file size is about 13.4 KB. The executable is a .NET framework assembly utilizing the CLR. During the process's lifecycle, the typical CPU resource utilization is less than 0.01%, the average private memory consumption is about 93.37 MB. Addionally, typically read and write I/O disk operations is about 34.36 MB per minute for reads and 2.56 KB per minute for writes.

What is smartbar.exe?

Smartbar (Snap.Do) is a web browser addin/toolbar with Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox. Snap.Do provides social integration features for Facebook and Twitter. Privacy Policy: In order to facilitate, refine, personalize and match the identification and presentation of our products results to your browsing preferences and habits, we collect information regarding your use of our Product including URL and information of websites you browse while Smartbar is installed.

About smartbar.exe (from Smartbar)

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DetailsDetails

File name:smartbar.exe
Publisher:Smartbar
Product name:Smartbar
Typical file path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\smartbar\application\smartbar.exe

BehaviorsBehaviors

(Note, the behaviors below are for all versions of smartbar.exe, select a unique version for details.)
Startup files (user) run
Runs under the registry key 'HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run'
  • 'Browser Infrastructure Helper' → C:\users\user\appdata\Local\Smartbar\Application\Smartbar.exe startup

MalwareMalware detections

Based on 40+ industry antivirus scanners, 38 of them detected the following malware.
Antivirus engineEngine versionDetectionFile version
Agnitum 5.5.1.3 Adware.Agent!9y3SybILGeI 1.6.1.760
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Toolbar.NC 1.6.1.760
AVG 10.0.0.1190 Toolbar.NC 1.6.1.631
BitDefender 7.2 Adware.Generic.394007 1.6.1.760
BitDefender 7.2 Adware.Generic.382644 1.6.1.631
Comodo Internet Security 15614 ApplicUnwnt 1.6.1.683
Comodo Internet Security 16566 ApplicUnwnt 1.6.1.760
Comodo Internet Security 16490 ApplicUnwnt 1.6.1.631
Dr.Web Trojan.MulDrop4.24551 1.6.1.631
Dr.Web Trojan.MulDrop4.24551 1.6.1.683
Dr.Web Trojan.MulDrop4.24551 1.6.1.760
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.581 Adware.Generic.382644 (B) 1.6.1.631
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 3.0.0.583 Adware.Generic.394007 (B) 1.6.1.760
ESET NOD32 8487 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Linkury.A 1.6.1.631
ESET NOD32 8127 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Linkury.A 1.6.1.683
ESET NOD32 8541 a variant of Win32/Toolbar.Linkury.A 1.6.1.760
Fortinet 5.1.146.0 Adware/MSIL_Agent 1.6.1.760
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.Generic.394007 1.6.1.760
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.Generic.382644 1.6.1.631
G Data 22 Adware.Generic.394007 1.6.1.760
G Data 22 Adware.Generic.382644 1.6.1.631
Ikarus T3.1.4.0.0 not-a-virus:AdWare.MSIL 1.6.1.683
Ikarus T3.1.4.3.0 not-a-virus:AdWare.MSIL 1.6.1.760
Kaspersky 9.0.0.837 not-a-virus:AdWare.MSIL.Agent.af 1.6.1.683
Kingsoft 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud) 1.6.1.760
Kingsoft 2013.4.9.267 Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud) 1.6.1.631
McAfee 5.400.0.1158 Artemis!06B738D80952 1.6.1.760
McAfee Gateway Anti-Malware 2013 Artemis!06B738D80952 1.6.1.760
eScan by MicroWorld 12.0.250.0 Adware.Generic.382644 1.6.1.631
PC Tools 9.0.0.2 HeurEngine.ZeroDayThreat 1.6.1.631
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.F47V0225 1.6.1.631
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.RCBH1B1 1.6.1.683
Trend Micro HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R0CBH01FP13 1.6.1.760
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.22.2 AdWare.MSIL.Agent 1.6.1.631
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.20.2 AdWare.MSIL.Agent.af 1.6.1.683
Vba32 AntiVirus 3.12.22.2 TScope.Trojan.MSIL 1.6.1.760
VIPRE Antivirus 19398 Adware.Linkury (fs) 1.6.1.760
VIPRE Antivirus 19018 Adware.Linkury (fs) 1.6.1.631

VersionsAll file variations of smartbar.exe

MD5SHA-1File size
06b738d809525eaaf42978026799048c 88e09f80d61e53b6c34cb0961e3a22ab5ed7361c 13.5 KB
ae683158bcd281ce7bb6a9f54c8e140c 01e6b34c281166043343e8e658061a61d430842d 13.5 KB
c2af5707c1112b936e1c156c0f42cc62 328628394cd49e8e07fa1a106227a829b2f81f12 13.5 KB
657f910c1caecc666fc4796080d99397 5c199b277f0d5c2b0e10e9a7905d4ba9908497bf 13.5 KB
9ed3e80dbe86dfe60efe1537162dfb4d ffdf6d70483a115867c0d65cd13f05b0dd7b112a 13 KB

Windows OS versionsDistribution by Windows OS

OS versiondistribution
Windows 7 Ultimate N 41.67%
Microsoft Windows XP 16.67%
Windows 7 Ultimate 16.67%
Windows 7 Home Premium 16.67%
Windows Vista Ultimate 8.33%

Distribution by countryDistribution by country

United States installs about 72.73% of Smartbar.
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