The WebCake Chrome extension is a Yontoo powered adware component that injects advertising in the user's web browser in the form of banner, in-text links or popups. The file webcakelayers.crx has been detected as a potentially unwanted program by 6 anti-malware scanners. It loads within the context of Google Chrome as a compliled extension with the display name of WebCake. By plugging into the web browser, this extension will inject advertisements both banner and context hyperlinks based on the web sites being visited. It can be installed from the program's website or it may be bundled by third-party software installation programs.
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Injects advertising in the web browser in various formats.
1/24/2017 2:17:25 AM UTC (today)
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Microsoft Security Essentials
Qihoo 360 Security
3 KB (3,037 bytes)
CRX Package Format (zip file with special header)
Google Chrome Extension
Add WebCake to your web experience.
The executing file has been seen to make the following network communication in live environments.