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What percent of users and experts removed it?
83% remove it17% keep it
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How common is it?
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VersionDistribution
1.0.0.0 100.00%

Separation Question Mark

What is Separation Question Mark?

Identified as a version of the CMI/ConvertAd family of malware ad-injectors, this adware which is typically bundled with third-party applications in unwanted software bundles will hijack the user's browser (Internet Explorer, Chrome and Firefox) and display unwanted ads. When running, the process will monitor and capture internet traffic and insert advertisements over existing ads or by placing new ads in white space. In either case, these ads are low in quality and even dangerous in many cases as they might be infected with malware javascript (malvertising). In addition to displaying these unwanted ads, the software runs as startup in the local application data via a registry run key and sends commands to the controlling server to request new ads based on the context of what the user is doing. This action will also report back to the server what domains the user visits, what URLs they enter as well as in some cases might send back cookies. If the sites visited are not SSL encrypted passwords and usernames might be sent to the server compromising the privacy and security of the user.

Overview

During setup, the program creates a startup registration point in Windows in order to automatically start when any user boots the PC. The primary executable is named bnsnfc1e.exe. A majority of users end up uninstalling this less than a week of it being installed.
  • Malware detected in the program
  • Automatically starts with Windows
  • Displays unwanted advertisements
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Separation Question Mark.
bnsnfc1e.exe (fe3ec3c5fd27592cbbd29d1ce36a4b08) has been flagged by the following 13 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 537 Gen:Variant.Jaiko.616
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 PUA.ConvertAd
ALYac 1.0.1.4 Gen:Variant.Jaiko.616
Arcabit 1.0.0.425 Trojan.Jaiko.616
AVG 2016.0.3015 Generic6
Baidu-International 4.0.3.15816 Adware.Win32.ConvertAd.77
Bitdefender 1.0.20.1140 Gen:Variant.Jaiko.616
Emsisoft Anti-Malware 8.15.08.16.06 Gen:Variant.Jaiko.616
ESET-NOD32 9.11996 a variant of Win32/Adware.ConvertAd.GE
F-Secure 11.2015-16-08_1 Gen:Variant.Jaiko.616
G Data 15.8.25 Gen:Variant.Jaiko.616
MicroWorld-eScan 16.0.0.684 Gen:Variant.Jaiko.616
Symantec 8/16/2015 rev. 1 WS.Reputation
       View all 13 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Installation folder: C:\users\user\appdata\local\ae85e680-1427295337-81e2-2424-ac220b0eebbd
Uninstaller: "C:\users\user\appdata\Local\AE85E680-1427295337-81E2-2424-AC220B0EEBBD\uninstall.exe"

Program filesFiles installed by Separation Question Mark

Program executable:bnsnfc1e.exe (Malware detected)
Path:C:\users\user\appdata\local\ae85e680-1427295337-81e2-2424-ac220b0eebbd\bnsnfc1e.exe
MD5:fe3ec3c5fd27592cbbd29d1ce36a4b08
Additional files:
  • Uninstall.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Startup File (All Users Run)
  • bnsnFC1E.exe is loaded in the all users (HKLM) registry as a startup file name 'WinCheck' which loads as C:\users\user\appdata\Local\AE85E680-1427295337-81E2-2424-AC220B0EEBBD\bnsnFC1E.exe.

How do I remove Separation Question Mark?

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Or, you can uninstall Separation Question Mark from your computer by using the Add/Remove Program feature in the Window's Control Panel.
  1. On the Start menu (for Windows 8, right-click the screen's bottom-left corner), click Control Panel, and then, under Programs, do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall a Program.
    • Windows XP: Click Add or Remove Programs.
  2. When you find the program Separation Question Mark, click it, and then do one of the following:
    • Windows Vista/7/8: Click Uninstall.
    • Windows XP: Click the Remove or Change/Remove tab (to the right of the program).
  3. Follow the prompts. A progress bar shows you how long it will take to remove Separation Question Mark.
  4. If for some reason uninstallation fails, please install Microsoft's uninstall fixer utility which will help fix problems with programs that can't be uninstalled at support.microsoft.com.
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HOW IT STARTS
Automatically starts? Yes
(Found in the run registry)
 
USER ACTIONS
Uninstall it 83%
Keep it 17%
 
MOST USED OS
~99%
Windows 8

Distribution by countryGeography

71.43% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 71.43%
  Canada 14.29%
  Poland 14.29%

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