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Adware.Searchforit

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:40:37 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
1.1
Publisher:
Searchforit.com
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
syssfitb.dll,sysfit.exe,syssfitb2.dll,ca2.dll,replaceSearch.dll,sf.exe,sfita.exe,sfi2.dll.
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Searchforit is an Internet Explorer toolbar that contains links to referral based advertisments for credit cards, match making services, and affiliated shopping sites. It has the ability to create pop-up ads and ties in with clickbank.net, which is a site commonly displayed in pop up ads.

Symptoms


One or more files is detected as Adware.Searchforit.

Transmission


Adware.Searchforit can be downloaded from a Web page using an ActiveX installer.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 13, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 16, 2011 revision 009
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 13, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 16, 2011 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date November 17, 2004
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