This file is a support library for an advertising-based software package (potentially unwanted/adware) distributed by 50onRed used to hijack the Internet browser search provider. The module frameworkbho.dll by Smart Apps has been detected as adware by 2 anti-malware scanners. It is installed within the context of Internet Explore as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name ‘Savings Wizard BHO’. This web browser addon will display additional advertisements in the user's browser including popup, banner, contextual hyperlinks as well as affiliate links.
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Browser extension that injects additional advertisements (banner and text links) on web pages.
2/7/2014 11:51:32 PM UTC (five months ago)
252 KB (258,088 bytes)
Dynamic link library (Win32 DLL)
English (United States)
C:\Program Files\savings wizard\frameworkbho.dll
3/25/2013 1:00:00 AM
3/26/2014 12:59:59 AM
CN=Smart Apps, O=Smart Apps, L=Philadelphia, S=Pennsylvania, C=US
CN=Thawte Code Signing CA - G2, O="Thawte, Inc.", C=US
11/14/2013 12:55:35 PM
153 KB (156,672 bytes)
Internet Explorer BHO
Savings Wizard BHO
There are numerous known variations of frameworkbho.dll.
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