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Adware.2Search

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:46:03 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
getst.exe main.exe plugin.dll svchost.exe the007guard.ocx the007installer.exe 007guard.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior



Adware.2Search monitors URLs visited by Internet Explorer and displays similar URLs to the user.

Note: Virus definitions dated December 6, 2006 or earlier may detect this threat as Adware.IMNames.

Symptoms


Files are detected as Adware.2Search

Transmission


This adware component must be manually installed or installed as a component of another program.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version August 3, 2005
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 11, 2012 revision 024
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 3, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 11, 2012 revision 034
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 3, 2005
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