Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
Adware.BlazeFind installs itself as a Browser Helper Object and redirects search queries. It may restart explorer.exe and hook itself into different processes. It can display advertisements on the compromised computer.
Note: Definitions prior to April 20, 2005 may detect this threat as Adware.Blazefind.
Your Symantec program detects Adware.Blazefind.
Redirection of search queries in Internet Explorer.
Presence of the process "omniscient.exe".
Adware.Blazefind must be manually installed.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version March 22, 2004
Latest Rapid Release version July 27, 2013 revision 001
Initial Daily Certified version March 22, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version July 27, 2013 revision 004
Initial Weekly Certified release date March 22, 2004
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