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What percent of users and experts removed it?
82% remove it18% keep it
Overall Sentiment
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How common is it?
Global Rank #13,301
United States Rank #10,211
Reach 0.0234%
Lifespan of installation (until removal)
< 3.95 days
116.42 days >
Average installed length: 61.17 days


2015.03.09.170353 0.22%
2015.03.08.110348 0.44%
2015.03.08.010347 0.22%
2015.03.07.100343 0.22%
2015.03.06.130505 0.44%
2015.03.06.080504 0.22%
2015.03.05.090416 0.44%
2015.03.05.040416 0.22%
2015.03.04.130416 0.22%
2015.03.03.200445 0.22%
2015.03.03.150436 0.22%
2015.03.03.100441 0.22%
2015.03.03.050441 0.22%
2015.03.03.000438 0.44%
2015.03.02.190435 0.22%
2015.03.02.140435 0.66%
2015.03.01.230429 0.22%
2015.03.01.080431 0.22%
2015.02.28.170431 0.22%
2015.02.28.120433 0.44%
2015.02.28.010320 0.22%
2015.02.27.100318 0.22%
2015.02.26.180312 0.22%
2015.02.26.130314 0.66%
2015.02.25.120310 0.22%
2015.02.24.210304 0.22%
2015.02.24.160304 0.44%
2015.02.24.060302 0.22%
2015.02.22.232540 0.22%
2015.02.22.132539 0.44%
2015.02.22.072551 0.22%
2015.02.22.022549 0.22%
2015.02.21.162548 0.22%
2015.02.21.112548 0.44%
2015.02.20.102542 0.66%
2015.02.20.002542 0.22%
2015.02.19.172513 0.22%
2015.02.19.022509 0.66%
2015.02.18.212507 0.22%
2015.02.18.162505 0.44%
2015.02.18.062505 0.22%
2015.02.18.002455 0.22%
2015.02.17.192455 0.22%
2015.02.16.232451 0.44%
2015.02.16.182448 0.22%
2015.02.16.132447 0.22%
2015.02.15.222444 0.44%
2015.02.15.172444 0.22%
2015.02.14.152523 0.22%
2015.02.14.102523 0.22%
2015.02.13.142520 0.22%
225 versions

Cyti Web

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What is Cyti Web?

Cyti Web installs a web browser extension that injects ads within the underlying webpage.

It displays several types of advertising, including but not limited to:
- Sponsored links
- Video targeted ads (which are displayed when you view a video).
- Display advertisements, such as banner ads, pop ups and interstitial ads
- Offers to download and install other applications (software bundles)
- Coupons

About  (from Yontoo Technology)

Enrich your browsing experience with Cyti Web. One feature of the plugin that may be enabled for you is displaying relevant coupons, deals, and special offers. When you visit a website of a merchant or affiliate store that participates in the coupon program, the plugin is designed to recognize the website to determine ...  Read more


The most used version is 2015.03.02.140435, with over 14% of all installations currently using this version. It adds a background controller service that is set to automatically run. Delaying the start of this service is possible through the service manager. It adds a Browser Helper Object (BHO) to Internet Explorer. The main program executable is updateCytiWeb.exe. Typically most users end up uninstalling this just after a few days. The software installer includes 35 files and is usually about 10.41 MB (10,914,039 bytes).
  • Possible malware installed by this program
  • Loads into the web browser
  • Installs a Windows Service
  • Injects advertisements unassociated with the underlying web page
  • Generally known to have a low reputation
  • The experts agree, you should remove it!
Warning, multiple anti-virus scanners have detected possible malware in Cyti Web.
CytiWebbho.dll (567ac682370479619e9e73db64a021d9) has been flagged by the following 40 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareVersionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware 536 Adware.BrowseFox.BF
Agnitum Outpost 7.1.1 Riskware.Agent
AhnLab-V3 2015.08.14 PUP/Win32.BrowseFox
ALYac Adware.BrowseFox.BF
Antiy-AVL RiskWare[WebToolbar:not-a-virus]/Win32.Agent
Arcabit Adware.BrowseFox.BF
avast! 2014.9-150817 Win32:BrowseFox-HR [PUP]
AVG 2016.0.3014 AdPlugin
Avira ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen2
AVware Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
Baidu-International Adware.Win32.BrowseFox.AE
Bitdefender Adware.BrowseFox.BF
Bkav FE W32.BrowseFoxAC.Adware
Clam AntiVirus 0.98/21511 Win.Adware.Browsefox-468
Comodo Security 23002 ApplicUnwnt
Cyren W32/S-f64f6ec1!Eldorado
Dr.Web Trojan.Yontoo.1741
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.BrowseFox.BF
ESET-NOD32 9.12090 Win32/BrowseFox.AE potentially unwanted
F-Prot v6. W32/S-f64f6ec1
F-Secure 11.2015-17-08_2 Adware.BrowseFox.BF
G Data 15.8.25 Adware.BrowseFox.BF
IKARUS anti.virus t3scan. PUA.BrowseFox
Jiangmin KV150817 AdWare/MSIL.hie
K7 AntiVirus 13.208.16884 Trojan
K7GW 13.208.16885 Trojan ( 004b55d71 )
McAfee 5600.6670 Artemis!567AC6823704
McAfee-GW-Edition 7.6670 Artemis!PUP
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.BrowseFox.BF
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.Yontoo.dnkubo
nProtect Adware.BrowseFox.BF
Panda Antivirus Trj/CI.A
Rising Antivirus PE:Adware.BrowseFox!6.1D8B
Sophos 4.98 Generic PUA GA (PUA)
Symantec 8/17/2015 rev. 2 SAPE.Yontoo.dc
Trend Micro 10.465.17 TROJ_GEN.R02KC0OBC15
Vba32 AntiVirus AdWare.MSIL.Agent
VIPRE Antivirus 42858 Trojan.Win32.Generic!BT
ViRobot 2014.3.20.0 Adware.Agent.269040.C[h]
Zillya Adware.Agent.Win32.54995
updateCytiWeb.exe (accf39e1b986ad3001952728558a7557) has been flagged by the following 36 scanners:
Anti-Virus softwareSoftware versionDetection
Lavasoft Ad-Aware Adware.BrowseFox.BF
Agnitum Outpost Riskware.Agent!
AhnLab-V3 2015.05.23.00 PUP/Win32.BrowseFox
ALYac Adware.BrowseFox.BF
Antiy-AVL GrayWare[AdWare:not-a-virus]/Win32.SwiftBrowse
avast! 8.0.1489.320 Win32:BrowseFox-HR [PUP]
AVG Generic.64F
Avira ADWARE/BrowseFox.Gen7
AVware Adware.BrowseFox
Baidu-International Adware.MSIL.BrowseFox.H
Bitdefender 7.2 Adware.BrowseFox.BF
Bkav FE W32.HfsAdware.CDA6
Comodo Security 22212 ApplicUnwnt
Cyren W32/S-26365c9e!Eldorado
Dr.Web Trojan.Yontoo.1741
Emsisoft Anti-Malware Adware.BrowseFox.BF (B)
ESET-NOD32 11669 a variant of MSIL/BrowseFox.H potentially unwanted
Fortinet FortiGate 5.0.999.0 Adware/BrowseFox
F-Prot W32/S-26365c9e!Eldorado
F-Secure 11.0.19100.45 Adware.BrowseFox.BF
G Data 25 Adware.BrowseFox.BF
K7 AntiVirus 9.204.16000 Adware ( 700000121 )
K7GW 9.204.16001 Adware ( 700000121 )
McAfee BrowseFox-FTQ
McAfee-GW-Edition v2015 BrowseFox-FTQ
MicroWorld-eScan Adware.BrowseFox.BF
NANO AntiVirus Trojan.Win32.Yontoo.dneqag
nProtect 2015-05-22.01 Adware.BrowseFox.BF
Panda Antivirus Trj/CI.A
Qihoo-360 Win32/Virus.Adware.708
Sophos 4.98.0 Generic PUA HB
Symantec 20141.2.0.56 Yontoo.C
Tencent Trojan.Win32.Qudamah.Gen.18
Trend Micro 9.740.0.1012 TROJ_GEN.R047C0EBB15
TrendMicro-HouseCall 9.700.0.1001 TROJ_GEN.R047C0EBB15
VIPRE Antivirus 40462 Adware.BrowseFox
       View all 76 all detections

Program detailsProgram details

Displayed publisher: Cyti Web
URL: cytiweb.net/support
Help link: mailto:[email protected]
Installation folder: C:\Program Files\Cyti Web
Uninstaller: C:\Program Files\Cyti Web\CytiWebuninstall.exe
Estimated size: 10.41 MB

Program filesFiles installed by Cyti Web

Program executable:updateCytiWeb.exe
Path:C:\Program Files\Cyti Web\updateCytiWeb.exe
Additional files:
  • _CytiWebbho.dll - Cyti Web
  • (Malware detected) CytiWebbho.dll
  • CytiWebUn.exe
  • CytiWebUninstall.exe
  • (Malware detected) updateCytiWeb.exe

Program behaviorsBehaviors exhibited

Internet Explorer BHO
  • CytiWebBHO.dll is installed in Internet Explorer as a BHO (Browser Helper Object) under the name 'Cyti Web' with the class of {aa2fac44-d24d-4fed-9e32-397d138365f1}.
  • updateCytiWeb.exe runs as a service named 'Update Cyti Web' (Update Cyti Web).

How do I remove Cyti Web?

Quickly and completely remove Cyti Web from your computer by downloading Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’ (click the button below).
Download Reason's ‘Should I Remove It?’Remove Cyti Web from your computer.
Or, you can uninstall Cyti Web 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 Cyti Web, 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 Cyti Web.
  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.

How do I reset my web browser?

If your web browser homepage and search settings have been modfied by Cyti Web you can restore them to their previous default settings.
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Win 7 (SP1) 47%
Win 8.1 0%
Windows Service? Yes
(Installs a service)
Uninstall it 82%
Keep it 18%

Windows OS versionsWindows

Which Windows OS versions does it run on?
Windows 7 53.41%
Windows 10 42.64%
Windows XP 2.64%
Windows Vista 1.32%
Which OS releases does it run on?
Windows 8.1 23.66%
Windows 7 Home Premium 21.65%
Windows 7 Ultimate 18.97%
Windows 7 Professional 10.49%
Windows 8.1 Connected 4.24%
Windows 8.1 Pro 4.24%

Distribution by countryGeography

60.21% of installs come from the United States
Which countries install it?
  United States 60.21%
  France 2.92%
  DZ 2.06%
  Indonesia 1.89%
  Germany 1.72%
  MA 1.54%
  Canada 1.37%
  India 1.37%
  Saudi Arabia 1.37%
  Israel 1.03%
  United Arab Emirates 1.03%
  IQ 1.03%
  BD 0.86%
  BG 0.86%

OEM distributionPC manufacturers

What PC manufacturers (OEMs) have it installed?
Hewlett-Packard 32.66%
Dell 22.06%
Acer 18.05%
ASUS 10.03%
Toshiba 9.46%
Lenovo 3.15%
Samsung 1.43%
MSI 0.86%
Intel 0.57%
Common models
HP 15 Notebook PC 8.29%
HP Pavilion dv6 Notebook ... 3.11%
HP Pavilion g6 Notebook P... 2.59%
ASUSTeK X551MA 2.59%
HP 2000 Notebook PC 2.59%
Dell Inspiron 3521 2.59%

About Yontoo Technology

Yontoo, a subsidiary/alias of ad-hijacker Sambreel, is a publisher of ad-supported web browser extensions designed to inject and display advertisements within the browser.
Publisher URL: www.yontoo.com


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