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Adware.ContextualToolbar

Updated:
July 19, 2006 1:02:07 PM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior

Adware.ContextualToolbar is a security risk that installs an Internet Explorer toolbar. The toolbar displays search functionality which when used will redirect the user to a search site that will display advertised results relating to the users search.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version July 12, 2006
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version July 12, 2006
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date July 12, 2006
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