What Is Malware "Tube Dimmer"?

This section provides a quick introduction of malware 'Tube Dimmer', which plays random audio ads in the background, displays ads on Google search result pages, hijacking Google ads, and downloading and installing additional malware on Windows systems.

What Is Malware "Tube Dimmer"? "Tube Dimmer" is a malware developed by Creative Island Media from US.

If your Windows system is infected by "Tube Dimmer", you may experience the following symptoms:

You may see an extra ad box labeled as "Search Deals By Injekt" displayed on Google search result pages

You may see an extra ad box labeled as "RocketTab Ads" displayed on Google search result pages

You may see a floating ad displayed at the bottom right corner of any Web pages.

You may see an extra ad displayed together with a Google ad on Web pages that carry Google ads.

You may see Yahoo! ad displaced down by about 160px.

You may hear random audio ads played in the background.

You may see Norton anti-virus alert showing that adpeakproxy.exe tries to communicate with tubedimmerapp.com.

If check your Web browser, IE, Firefox, or Chrome, you may also see a new add-on called "Tube Dimmer" from "Creative Islands Media, LLC". On Firefox, it may display this description "Instantly watch your favorite shows and movies!".

The picture below shows Tube Dimmer extension for Firefox:
Tube Dimmer Extension for Firefox

Last update: 2013.

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 Keeping Firefox Secure

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 HijackThis - Browser Hijacker Diagnosis Tool

 IE Add-on Program Listing and Removal

 "Conduit Search" - Malware Detection and Removal

"Tube Dimmer", "Scorpion Saver" or "Adpeak" Malware

What Is Malware "Tube Dimmer"?

 "Search Deals by Injekt" Ads on Google Pages

 "Scorpion Saver" Floating Ad on Web Pages

 "Scorpion Saver" Adpeak Proxy Attack

 Google Ads Hijacked by "Scorpion Saver" Ads

 Yahoo! Ads Displaced in Yahoo! Email

 "RocketTab Ads" Box on Google Pages

 Diagnosis Results of Malware "Tube Dimmer"

 ChromeHelper.exe, FirefoxHelper.exe, and IeHelper.exe

 Removing Malware "Tube Dimmer"

 Malware Manual Removal Experience

 Vundo (VirtuMonde/VirtuMundo) - vtsts.dll Removal

 Trojan and Malware "Puper" Description and Removal

 VSToolbar (VSAdd-in.dll) - Description and Removal

 PWS (Password Stealer) Trojan Infection Removal

 MS08-001 Vulnerability on Windows Systems

 Antivirus System PRO

 References

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