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Spyware.Dotcomtoolbar

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:34:58 AM
Type:
Spyware
Publisher:
www.dotcomtoolbar.com
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
Redirect2.exe Redirect7.exe Redirect9a.exe toolbar_nieuw14.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Spyware.Dotcomtoolbar is a program that hooks URLs, sends them to a predetermined Web site, and then redirects the URL to the correct location. The Web site can log a user's IP address and visited URLs.

Symptoms


The files are detected as Spyware.Dotcomtoolbar.

Transmission


Must be installed on the computer by executing a file or visiting a Web site.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 16, 2003
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 16, 2003
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 22, 2003
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