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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 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2008, Windows Vista, Windows XP

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 October 29, 2014 revision 025
  • Initial Daily Certified version August 4, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 30, 2014 revision 004
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date August 6, 2003
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