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Adware.BlazeFind

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:37:03 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
2_0_1browserhelper2.dll unstsa2.exe key2.txt installer2.exe omniscient.exe Omni
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


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.

Symptoms


Your Symantec program detects Adware.Blazefind.
Redirection of search queries in Internet Explorer.
Presence of the process "omniscient.exe".

Transmission


Adware.Blazefind must be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • 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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