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Adware.Searchq

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:34:41 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
http://search-q.com
Risk Impact:
Low
File Names:
ccHelp.hta,wwHelp.hta,cc96629.dll,cc96629.ico
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Searchq is an adware program that downloads and displays advertisements. It works as a Browser Helper Object.

Symptoms


  • Files are detected as Adware.Searchq.
  • Connections to search-q.com.


Transmission


Distributed through some Web sites, mostly pornographic in nature.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 3, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 3, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 8, 2003
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