Norton.com > Viruses & Risks > Adware.BestSearch

Adware.BestSearch

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:44:10 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
best-search.us
Risk Impact:
Low
File Names:
MegaInstaller.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.BestSearch is a search hijacker that is installed as a Browser Helper Object.

Symptoms


Your Symantec program detects Adware.BestSearch.

Transmission


The Adware.BestSearch installer must be executed. The installer may be embedded in a HTML Help (.chm) file.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version April 27, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version August 22, 2012 revision 018
  • Initial Daily Certified version April 27, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version August 22, 2012 revision 019
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 27, 2005
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Search Threats

Search by name

Example: W32.Beagle.AG@mm