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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

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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