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Monday, January 13, 2014

What is TBMessagingHost.exe and how to remove it?

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TBMessagingHost.exe - TBMessagingHost by Conduit Ltd.

What is TBMessagingHost.exe?

TBMessagingHost.exe belongs to the Conduit Search hijacker developed by Conduit Ltd. It not essential for Windows and may cause serious problems. Performance resource utilization and browser hijacking are the main reasons why users decide to get rid of it. This file executes as a process without administrative privileges, however, it can download and install additional file on your computer without your knowledge and interaction. The file is digitally signed by Conduit Ltd. which was issued by the VeriSign certificate authority (CA). On the other hand, it's a well known browser hijacker and adware, so I guess that doesn't change a thing. Most anti-virus scanners detect it as malicious or potentially dangerous, including Gdata, Malwarebytes, ESET, Vipre. Detections: Win32.Application.ConduitBrothersoftTB.B, Conduit (fs), PUP.Optional.Conduit.A. The file comes bundled with other adware and spyware, so if you found TBMessagingHost.exe on your computer, then you should run a full system scan with recommend anti-malware software.

File name: TBMessagingHost.exe
Publisher: Conduit Ltd.
File Location Windows XP: C:\Documents and Settings\[User]\Local settings\Application Data\Google\Chrome\User data\Default\Extensions\clkpdeemikmhkmcbgfaaidnillkhinag\\nativemessaging\
File Location Windows 7: C:\Users\[user]\AppData\Local\nativemessaging\ct3282137\1_0_0_2\t
Startup file: HKEY_CURRENT_USER\SOFTWARE\Microsoft\Windows\CurrentVersion\Run 'TBMessagingHost'


Anonymous said...

Im so lucky. My antivirus blocked that file. Now i need to delete this shit