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Adware.Blowsearch

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:41:33 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
2.0.1
Publisher:
Blowsearch.com, Infospace, Inc.
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
tbar.exe,ubinst.exe,Ultrabar.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


Adware.Blowsearch is an Internet Explorer Browser Helper Object. The toolbar is visible when Internet Explorer runs. It includes features such as Web Search, Free Email, White and Yellow Pages, Pop-Up Blocker, Cursor Search, News Ticker, and other tools such as Horoscopes, Weather Forecast, Maps, Driving Directions, Stock Quotes, and Research.

Symptoms


Appearance of a BlowSearch tool bar when Internet Explorer is started.

Transmission


Adware.Blowsearch needs to be manually installed.

Antivirus Protection Dates

  • Initial Rapid Release version December 11, 2004
  • Latest Rapid Release version December 8, 2010 revision 005
  • Initial Daily Certified version December 11, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version December 8, 2010 revision 036
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 15, 2004
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