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Adware.WhenUSearchBar

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:40:04 AM
Type:
Adware
Publisher:
WhenU.com
Risk Impact:
Low
File Names:
search.exe. whse.exe,search.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.WhenUSearchBar is a desktop toolbar that monitors internet traffic, collects search profiles, and can execute code from a remote server using its update feature. Relevant searches may cause it to display a special offer, coupon, or other advertising content. The adware may also display advertisements.

Symptoms


One or more files are detected as Adware.WhenUSearchBar.

Transmission


The WhenUsearch bar can be manually installed and is usually bundled with other WhenU.com products.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version November 21, 2014 revision 020
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 23, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version March 27, 2014 revision 034
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date October 23, 2004
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