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Adware.TopSearch.B

Updated:
February 13, 2007 11:41:57 AM
Type:
Adware
Version:
2.1.0.17
Publisher:
AltNet
Risk Impact:
Medium
File Names:
topsearch.dll
Systems Affected:
Windows 2000, Windows 95, Windows 98, Windows Me, Windows NT, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP

Behavior


TopSearch acts as a search engine. It is known to be supplied with both Kazaa and Grokster and can supply advertising content.

Symptoms


One or more files is detected as Adware.TopSearch.B.

Transmission


Adware.TopSearch.B is usually bundled with another program, such as Kazza or Grokster. It can also be installed via an ActiveX downloader.

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 December 21, 2004
  • Latest Daily Certified version October 25, 2011 revision 018
  • Initial Weekly Certified release date December 22, 2004
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