1. /
  2. Security Response/
  3. Spyware.CometCursor

Spyware.CometCursor

Updated:
March 22, 2007 7:30:27 PM
Type:
Spyware
Infection Length:
Varies
Name:
Comet Cursor Plus
Version:
4.3.333.22
Publisher:
Comet Systems
Risk Impact:
Medium
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior

Spyware.CometCursor is an Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object. It installs a toolbar that has links to affiliate sites. It installs a search bar and logs usage statistics.

Comet Cursor is bundled with with various programs or can be downloaded from a Web page using an ActiveX installer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 25, 2014 revision 035
  • Initial Daily Certified version September 16, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version November 26, 2014 revision 005
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date September 17, 2004
Click here for a more detailed description of Rapid Release and Daily Certified virus definitions.

Search Threats

Search by name
Example: W32.Beagle.AG@mm
STAR Antimalware Protection Technologies
Internet Security Threat Report
Symantec DeepSight Screensaver