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Adware.NaviSearch

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:46:29 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
1.0.0.5
Publisher:
eXact Advertising
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
nls.exe nvms.dll nls8041.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.NaviSearch is an adware program that tracks the user's browsing habits and alters the default Internet Explorer Search behavior to deliver ads to the user.

Note: Definitions dated September 14th, 2005 or earlier may detect this risk as Adware.BargainBuddy.

Symptoms


Your Symantec program detects Adware.NaviSearch.

Transmission


This security risk can be manually installed or installed as a component of another program.

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 September 9, 2005
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 11, 2005
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