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Adware.Searchdot

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:37:10 AM
Type:
Adware
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
Systeminit.exe,Sstyle.css
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Searchdot is an adware program that changes the Microsoft Internet Explorer search page to www.search-dot.com.

Symptoms


Your Symantec antivirus program detects this threat as Adware.Searchdot.

Transmission


This adware program must 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 April 17, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date April 17, 2004
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