albrechto

albrechto

Known Malware

by Yontoo Technology, Inc.

What is albrechto?

albrechto is software application developed by Yontoo Technology, Inc.. It is most commonly found on computers running Windows 7 with nearly 53.09% of installations running this operating system. albrechto's installer is typically 0.98 MB in size and installs around 6 files. The most common release is 2013.12.07.011955 with 55.06% of all installations currently using this version.

albrechto is most popular in the United States with 60.45% of installations residing in this country.

About albrechto?

This software is a web browser extension that includes search hijacking and contextual advertising within the user's browser. It achieves this by modifying the user's home and search pages to monetize search activities. By installing a Browser Helper Object (BHO) in Internet Explorer, the extension can monitor and track a user's web browsing activities and display various banner and link-context ads, in addition to redirecting searches.

Multiple virus scanners have detected malware in albrechto.

updatealbrechto.exe (MD5: 92a81e388146d7eef6290c4388d834c3) has been flagged by 31 scanners:
Scanner Software Result
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.Agent.OET
Agnitum Outpost PUA.Kranet!
Antiy-AVL GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus,HEUR]/MSIL.Kranet
AVG Alchechto
Avira ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen7
AVware Yontoo (fs)
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.BH
Bitdefender Adware.Agent.OET
CAT-QuickHeal AdWare.MSIL.r3 (Not a Virus)
Comodo Security UnclassifiedMalware
Dr.Web Trojan.BPlug.207
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Agent.OET (B)
ESET-NOD32 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.H
Fortinet FortiGate Adware/Kranet
F-Secure Adware.Agent.OET
G Data Adware.Agent.OET
K7 AntiVirus Trojan ( 0049f7ad1 )
K7GW Trojan ( 0049f7ad1 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:HEUR:AdWare.MSIL.Kranet.heur
Kingsoft AntiVirus Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.Albrechto.A
McAfee BrowseFox.c
McAfee-GW-Edition BrowseFox.c
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.Agent.OET
nProtect Adware.Agent.OET
Qihoo-360 Win32/Virus.Adware.e4c
Sophos Generic PUA JN
Symantec PUA.Gen.2
Trend Micro TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0EJK14
TrendMicro-HouseCall TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0EJK14
VIPRE Antivirus Yontoo (fs)
albrechtoBHO.dll (MD5: 217df9e0667d939a81a97113465aa7fd) has been flagged by 33 scanners:
Scanner Software Result
Comodo Security Application.Win32.Altbrowse.AK
Dr.Web Adware.Plugin.100
ESET-NOD32 a variant of Win32/BrowseFox.F
Fortinet FortiGate Adware/Agent
K7GW Unwanted-Program ( 00454f261 )
Kaspersky not-a-virus:AdWare.Win32.Agent
NANO AntiVirus Riskware.Win32.Agent.crkvek
TrendMicro-HouseCall TROJ_GEN.F47V1127
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.Agent
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.Agent.OET
Agnitum Outpost PUA.Kranet!
Antiy-AVL GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus,HEUR]/MSIL.Kranet
AVG Alchechto
Avira ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen7
AVware Yontoo (fs)
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.BH
Bitdefender Adware.Agent.OET
CAT-QuickHeal AdWare.MSIL.r3 (Not a Virus)
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.Agent.OET (B)
F-Secure Adware.Agent.OET
G Data Adware.Agent.OET
K7 AntiVirus Trojan ( 0049f7ad1 )
Kingsoft AntiVirus Win32.Troj.Generic.a.(kcloud)
Malwarebytes PUP.Optional.Albrechto.A
McAfee BrowseFox.c
McAfee-GW-Edition BrowseFox.c
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.Agent.OET
nProtect Adware.Agent.OET
Qihoo-360 Win32/Virus.Adware.e4c
Sophos Generic PUA JN
Symantec PUA.Gen.2
Trend Micro TROJ_GEN.R0C1C0EJK14
VIPRE Antivirus Yontoo (fs)

Software Behaviors

Services:
  • updatealbrechto.exe runs as a service named 'Update albrechto' (Update albrechto).

Software Details

URL:
https://albrechto.co/support
Support:
https://mailto:
Installation path:
C:\Program Files\albrechto
Uninstaller:
C:\Program Files\albrechto\albrechtouninstall.exe
Size:
0.98 MB
Language:
English

albrechto Executable Details

Primary executable:
albrechtoBHO.dll
Name:
albrechto
Path:
C:\Program Files\albrechto\albrechtoBHO.dll
MD5:
217df9e0667d939a81a97113465aa7fd
SHA-1:
SHA-256:
Files installed by albrechto