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Adware.Hotbar

Updated:
April 7, 2009 12:14:53 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
Not available
Publisher:
Hotbar.com
Risk Impact:
Low
Systems Affected:
Windows 98, Windows 95, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008, Windows Me, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows 2000

Behavior

Adware.Hotbar adds graphical skins to Internet Explorer, Microsoft Outlook, and Outlook Express toolbars and also adds its own toolbar and search button. These custom toolbars have keyword-targeted advertisements built into them.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version January 15, 2017 revision 025
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 4, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version January 15, 2017 revision 002
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 6, 2003
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