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Spyware.Supaseek

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:40:08 AM
Type:
Spyware
Version:
1.0.0.2
Publisher:
supaseek.com
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
toolbar.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Spyware.Supaseek is a Browser Helper Object Search Toolbar for Internet Explorer. It is installed by visiting the website supaseek.com, where the user is told to click "yes" to see a movie.

The Internet Explorer Search Toolbar redirects a search to Google, with data being sent to supaseek.com. There is also a referral link for vetomail.com on the toolbar. Evidence that it may use your POP3 and default mail client settings exists.

Symptoms


One or more files is detected as Spyware.Supaseek.

Transmission


The Supaseek toolbar is installed by an ActiveX installer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 29, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version October 29, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 29, 2004
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