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Adware.Surebar

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:40:20 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
2.0
Publisher:
isurfplus.com
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
surebar.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Surebar 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.

It is closely related to Adware.EZSearch, the main differences are its registry entries, filename, and the site it is affiliated with. It is likely to have been produced by the same developer.

Symptoms


One or more files is detected as Adware.Surebar

Transmission


The isurfplus.com Sure Bar is manually or automatically installed through an ActiveX installer web page.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Latest Rapid Release version October 2, 2014 revision 022
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 6, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 10, 2004
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