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Adware.EZSearch

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:40:19 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
2.0
Publisher:
EzCyberSearch.com
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
ezsearch.dll,ezs.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.EZSearch is an Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object Toolbar. It causes pop-up and pop-under ads, redirects searches to another site by modifying the host file, and also contacts a remote server every time Internet Explorer is started.

Symptoms


One or more files are detected.

Transmission


The EZSearch Bar is installed manually or more often through an ActiveX installer web page.

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 January 26, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 24, 2012 revision 003
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date January 28, 2004
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