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Adware.Topsearch

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:32:46 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
Not available
Publisher:
Altnet, Inc.
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
Topsearch.dll; asm.exe; asmps.dll; Points Manager.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Topsearch acts as a search engine. It can supply advertising content to Kazaa or Grokster users.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Adware.Topsearch.

Transmission


Other programs install this adware with certain versions of Kazaa and Grokster.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version May 20, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 21, 2014 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version May 20, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 23, 2014 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date May 22, 2003
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