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Trackware.Marketdart

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:40:52 AM
Type:
Trackware
Publisher:
marketdart.com
Risk Impact:
High
File Names:
md.exe
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Marketdart is an advertising company that primarily focuses on financial services. The Marketdart Trackware redirects all searches to ie.marketdart.com. There is evidence that Trackware.Marketdart can cause Web pages to be redirected, with the redirection rules contained in a file on their site at:
http:/ /www.marketdart.com/files/md.txt.

Note: Virus definitions dated prior to May 3, 2006 may detect this as Spyware.Marketdart.

Symptoms


One or more files is detected as Trackware.Marketdart.

Transmission


Marketdart IE plugin can be installed either through an ActiveX installer or manually.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version November 24, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version September 28, 2010 revision 054
  • Initial Daily Certified version November 24, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version September 28, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 1, 2004
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