electroLyrics

electroLyrics

Known Adware

by Amonetize ltd.

What is electroLyrics?

electroLyrics is software application developed by Amonetize ltd.. It is most commonly found on computers running Windows 7 with nearly 71.43% of installations running this operating system. electroLyrics's installer is typically 763.00 KB in size and installs around 5 files.

electroLyrics is most popular in the United States with 43.03% of installations residing in this country.

electroLyrics adds 1 scheduled task to the Windows Task Scheduler launching the program at randomly scheduled times.

About electroLyrics?

electroLyrics is a web browser extension and Browser Helper Object (for Internet Explorer) designed to display contextual based advertising to the web browser. This software, which is often categorized as adware by various malware vendors, is distributed through bundle sites such as download-instantly.com. While it is presented to users as a tool to display lyrics when watching YouTube videos, its true purpose is to hijack the web browser and display search/ads. electroLyrics has the capability to modify the user's browser home and search pages, as well as 'New Tab' pages, in order to push advertising and search results. It is known to inject its own advertising in the form of contextual link ads, banner ads, popups, and pop-overs, and can also hijack advertising on non-associated websites, including known ad serving sites. The removal of electroLyrics can be very difficult, and in some cases, may require the use of an anti-malware product. It is often bundled with various third party unwanted applications and can be distributed through web browser exploits. Despite being listed in the Windows Add/Remove Programs and coming with an uninstaller, fully removing this software may pose a challenge.

Multiple virus scanners have detected malware in electroLyrics.

125.dll (MD5: 0c4ddb681cd5a99d597dc6fd72bb35d2) has been flagged by 31 scanners:
Scanner Software Result
Avira AntiVir ADWARE/Adware.Gen
avast! Win32:AddLyrics-V [Adw]
AVG Generic5.AEHL
Baidu-International AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics.au
Bitdefender Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Bkav FE W32.Clod295.Trojan.512e
Comodo Security ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.87
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504 (B)
ESET-NOD32 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.J
Fortinet FortiGate Adware/Lyckriks
F-Secure Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
G Data Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Jiangmin AdWare/Lyckriks.ba
K7 AntiVirus Adware
K7GW Adware
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.cv
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.LyricsAd
McAfee PUP-FCU!0C4DDB681CD5
McAfee-GW-Edition PUP-FCU!0C4DDB681CD5
Microsoft Security Essentials Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Panda Antivirus Generic Malware
Sophos Generic PUA KO
Symantec WS.Reputation.1
Trend Micro TROJ_GEN.F0C2C00JE13
TrendMicro-HouseCall TROJ_GEN.F0C2C00JE13
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
CAT-QuickHeal Adware.AddLyrics (Not a Virus)
IKARUS anti.virus AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics
122.dll (MD5: 943b9cfb14e47c92643e577b307f0aeb) has been flagged by 7 scanners:
Scanner Software Result
AVG Generic5.ADAU
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.84
IKARUS anti.virus AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics
Microsoft Security Essentials Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
Panda Antivirus Suspicious file
Symantec WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall TROJ_GEN.F47V0715
electroLyrics.exe (MD5: e2253a81bde4a7882349433671f0d416) has been flagged by 31 scanners:
Scanner Software Result
avast! Win32:AddLyrics-Q [PUP]
Malwarebytes PUP.LyricsAd
Symantec WS.Reputation
TrendMicro-HouseCall TROJ_GEN.F47V0723
Avira AntiVir ADWARE/Adware.Gen
AVG Generic5.AEHL
Baidu-International AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics.au
Bitdefender Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Bkav FE W32.Clod295.Trojan.512e
Comodo Security ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.87
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504 (B)
ESET-NOD32 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.J
Fortinet FortiGate Adware/Lyckriks
F-Secure Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
G Data Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Jiangmin AdWare/Lyckriks.ba
K7 AntiVirus Adware
K7GW Adware
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Lyckriks.cv
McAfee PUP-FCU!0C4DDB681CD5
McAfee-GW-Edition PUP-FCU!0C4DDB681CD5
Microsoft Security Essentials Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan Gen:Variant.Adware.Graftor.108504
Panda Antivirus Generic Malware
Sophos Generic PUA KO
Trend Micro TROJ_GEN.F0C2C00JE13
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Lyckriks
VIPRE Antivirus Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
CAT-QuickHeal Adware.AddLyrics (Not a Virus)
IKARUS anti.virus AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics
117.dll (MD5: 661c770464805959134425f51aac9cdb) has been flagged by 17 scanners:
Scanner Software Result
AVG Generic5.ABVO
Bitdefender Adware.Generic.551446
CAT-QuickHeal Adware.AddLyrics (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security ApplicUnwnt
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.84
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Generic.551446 (B)
ESET-NOD32 a variant of Win32/Adware.AddLyrics.K
F-Secure Adware.Generic.551446
G Data Adware.Generic.551446
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.LyricsAd
Microsoft Security Essentials Adware:Win32/AddLyrics
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.Generic.551446
Symantec WS.Reputation.1
TrendMicro-HouseCall TROJ_GEN.R047H01GH13
VIPRE Antivirus Adware.Trojan.Win32.Generic
IKARUS anti.virus AdWare.Win32.AddLyrics
Panda Antivirus Suspicious file

Software Behaviors

Scheduled tasks:
  • electroLyrics.exe is scheduled as a task named 'electroLyrics Update' (runs daily at 3:18 AM).

Startup Entries

Startup tasks:
  • electroLyrics.exe is automatically launched at startup through a scheduled task named electroLyrics Update.

Software Details

URL:
https://www.amonetize.com
Support:
Installation path:
C:\Program Files\electrolyrics
Uninstaller:
C:\Program Files\electroLyrics\uninstall.exe
Size:
763.00 KB
Language:
English

electroLyrics Executable Details

Primary executable:
electroLyrics.exe
Name:
electroLyrics
Path:
C:\Program Files\electrolyrics\electroLyrics.exe
MD5:
e2253a81bde4a7882349433671f0d416
SHA-1:
SHA-256:
Files installed by electroLyrics
File Type Filename MD5
EXE
453f07d997898c9ff627af64c5a76775
DLL
125.dll
Adware
0c4ddb681cd5a99d597dc6fd72bb35d2
DLL
122.dll
Malware
943b9cfb14e47c92643e577b307f0aeb
EXE
e2253a81bde4a7882349433671f0d416
DLL
117.dll
Malware
661c770464805959134425f51aac9cdb