- February 13, 2007 11:39:40 AM
- Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP
Spyware.CWSAddClass is an Internet Explorer search function hijacker. It changes the search settings to a new search engine and adds a prefix to all the Web pages, so that typed Web addresses are channeled through an intermediary "enhanced-http site," which captures Internet-surfing information.
One or more files is detected as Spyware.CWSAddClass.
Spyware.CWSAddClass is typically installed silently through an ActiveX installer.
Antivirus Protection Dates
Initial Rapid Release version September 25, 2004
Latest Rapid Release version September 25, 2004
Initial Daily Certified version September 25, 2004
Latest Daily Certified version December 18, 2007 revision 039
Initial Weekly Certified release date September 29, 2004
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